Senator George C. Edwards

2014 Regular Session

District 1, Garrett, Allegany, and Washington Counties

Total Bills: 71 (Primary Sponsor: 26, Co-sponsor: 42, By Request: 3)

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Number / Chapter
(Cross File / Chapter)
TitleStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Sponsorship
Type
 
Broad Subject
SB0002 / CH0466Garrett County - Industrial Wind Energy Conversion Systems - Setback RequirementApproved by the Governor - Chapter 466Finance
1/16/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
3/13/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryUtility Regulation (C5)
SB0157
    (HB0555)
Vehicle Laws - Maximum Speed Limits on HighwaysIn the Senate - Hearing 1/23 at 2:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
1/23/2014 - 2:00 p.m.
PrimaryVehicle Laws - Rules of the Road (R5)
SB0158
    (HB0252)
Vehicle Laws - Maximum Speed Limits - Interstate 68In the Senate - Hearing 1/23 at 2:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
1/23/2014 - 2:00 p.m.
PrimaryVehicle Laws - Rules of the Road (R5)
SB0159
    (HB0133)
Vehicle Laws - School Vehicles - DefinitionIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; WithdrawnJudicial Proceedings
1/23/2014 - 2:00 p.m.
PrimaryVehicle Laws - Miscellaneous (R7)
SB0231 / CH0476
    (HB0262)
Bow Hunting - Possession of Handguns for ProtectionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 476Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/28/2014 - 1:45 p.m.
Judiciary
3/18/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryHunting and Fishing (M2)
SB0383 / CH0295
    (HB0343)
Allegany County and Garrett County - Boards of Education - Removal of Ex Officio MemberApproved by the Governor - Chapter 295Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryEducation - Local Bills (F3)
SB0420 / CH0499Alcoholic Beverages - Garrett County - Beer Festival LicensesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 499Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/21/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
3/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
SB0471 / CH0505
    (HB0420)
Washington County - Off-Road Vehicle Trails - Prohibition of Establishment on Sideling HillApproved by the Governor - Chapter 505Judicial Proceedings
2/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Environmental Matters
4/2/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryNatural Resources - Generally (M1)
SB0472 / CH0506
    (HB0406)
Allegany County, Garrett County, and Washington County - Sunday HuntingApproved by the Governor - Chapter 506Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/11/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Environmental Matters
4/2/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryHunting and Fishing (M2)
SB0473 / CH0507
    (HB0432)
Frederick County - Deer Hunting - SundaysApproved by the Governor - Chapter 507Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/11/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Environmental Matters
4/2/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryHunting and Fishing (M2)
SB0474
    (HB0541)
Garrett County - Enterprise Zone Property Tax Credit - ExtensionIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation; WithdrawnBudget and Taxation PrimaryEconomic and Community Development (C8)
SB0531
    (HB0516)
Creation of a State Debt - Allegany County - Friends Aware FacilityIn the Senate - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/8/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0532
    (HB0515)
Creation of a State Debt - Garrett County - Christian Crossing Thrift ShopIn the Senate - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/8/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0533
    (HB0660 / CH0607)
Forests and Parks - Public Recreation on Private and State-Owned Land - Off-Highway VehiclesIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsJudicial Proceedings
2/18/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive Nominations PrimaryNatural Resources - Generally (M1)
SB0534 / CH0515
    (HB0814 / CH0516)
Education - State Grant to Counties With Small and Declining Student EnrollmentApproved by the Governor - Chapter 515Budget and Taxation
2/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
4/2/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
PrimaryPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0535Natural Gas Severance Tax and Impact AccountIn the Senate - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryTaxes - Miscellaneous (Q7)
SB0598
    (HB0987)
Creation of a State Debt - Garrett County - HART Animal CenterIn the Senate - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/8/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0599
    (HB0689)
Creation of a State Debt - Allegany County - Allegany County Animal Shelter Adoption and Care CenterIn the Senate - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/8/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0605 / CH0538
    (HB0691)
Property Tax Credit - Commercial Structures - RehabilitationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 538Budget and Taxation
2/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
4/1/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryTaxes - Property - Local (Q2)
SB0664
    (HB1067)
Transportation - Motor Fuel Tax and Highway User Revenue - Increased Local ShareIn the Senate - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryTransportation - Generally (R2)
SB0665 / CH0188
    (HB0708)
Correctional Officers' Retirement System - MembershipApproved by the Governor - Chapter 188Budget and Taxation
2/20/2014 - 8:30 a.m.
Appropriations
4/1/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
SB0856Garrett County - Alcoholic Beverages - Refillable ContainersIn the Senate - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/4/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
SB1023
    (HB1445)
Workers' Compensation - Heart Disease and Hypertension Presumption - Allegany County Correctional OfficersIn the Senate - First Reading Senate RulesRules PrimaryWorkers' Compensation (K1)
SB1036
    (HB1446)
Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2013 - Garrett County - Adventure Sports Center InternationalIn the Senate - Hearing 3/18 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/18/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPrior Authorizations (B4)
SB1037
    (HB1444)
Allegany County - Marriage License Fees - Distribution to Cumberland Historic Cemetery OrganizationIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Senate Rules; WithdrawnRules PrimaryFamily Law (D4)
SB1074
    (HB1493 / CH0253)
Allegany County - Deputy Sheriffs - Meals on DutyIn the Senate - Rereferred to Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings PrimaryCourts and Court Personnel - Local (D2)
SB0143
    (HB0353)
Income Tax - Military Retirement IncomeIn the House - Hearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
1/29/2014 - 1:45 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/25/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0155
    (HB0188)
Maryland Estate Tax - Unified CreditIn the Senate - Hearing 2/05 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Miscellaneous (Q7)
SB0173
    (HB0477)
Vehicle Laws - Protective Headgear Requirement for Motorcycle Riders - ExceptionIn the Senate - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/11/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Rules of the Road (R5)
SB0219Criminal Law - Threat Against State or Local Official - Correctional OfficersIn the Senate - Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
1/29/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0244Inheritance Tax - RepealIn the Senate - Hearing 2/05 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Miscellaneous (Q7)
SB0271Income Tax Credit - Home Instruction ExpensesIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Budget and TaxationBudget and Taxation
1/29/2014 - 1:45 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0322
    (HB0002)
Motor Vehicles - Driving to the Right on Laned RoadwaysIn the Senate - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/11/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Rules of the Road (R5)
SB0365
    (HB0347)
Sales and Use Tax - Rate ReductionIn the Senate - Hearing 2/05 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Sales and Use (Q4)
SB0366
    (HB0348)
Corporate Income Tax - Rate ReductionIn the Senate - Hearing 2/05 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0414General Assembly - Legislative Redistricting - Plans to be Introduced as a BillIn the Senate - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - General Assembly (P5)
SB0419 / CH0498
    (HB1242)
Libraries - Maryland Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped - FundingApproved by the Governor - Chapter 498Budget and Taxation
2/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEducation - Miscellaneous (F5)
SB0430 / CH0500
    (HB1063)
Libraries - Regional Resource Centers and County Public Libraries - FundingApproved by the Governor - Chapter 500Budget and Taxation
2/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEducation - Miscellaneous (F5)
SB0431Education - Bridge to Excellence - State Hold-Harmless RequirementIn the Senate - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0464
    (HB0050)
Stormwater Management - Watershed Protection and Restoration Program - RepealIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
SB0465 / CH0171Washington County Gaming Commission - Membership - Conflict of InterestApproved by the Governor - Chapter 171Budget and Taxation
2/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/18/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0469
    (HB0217 / CH0590)
Maryland Income Tax Refund - Washington County - WarrantsVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Budget and Taxation
2/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
4/4/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0494
    (HB0411)
Workers' Compensation - Heart Disease and Hypertension Presumption - State Correctional OfficersIn the Senate - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/11/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorWorkers' Compensation (K1)
SB0595
    (HB0790)
Local Government - Restrictions on Income-Producing Real Property - Fiscal Impact ReviewIn the Senate - Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorReal Property (N1)
SB0600 / CH0530
    (HB0742 / CH0531)
Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone ProgramApproved by the Governor - Chapter 530Budget and Taxation
3/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/25/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEconomic and Community Development (C8)
SB0601 / CH0532
    (HB0741 / CH0533)
Business and Economic Development - Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative ProgramApproved by the Governor - Chapter 532Budget and Taxation
3/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/25/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
Co-SponsorEconomic and Community Development (C8)
SB0604 / CH0536
    (HB0743 / CH0537)
Income Tax Forms - Graphical Representation of General Fund ExpendituresApproved by the Governor - Chapter 536Budget and Taxation
3/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/18/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0646
    (HB1253)
State Health Plan - Licensed Hospice Programs - Certificate of Need ReviewIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnFinance
2/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHealth Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
SB0651General Provisions - Commemorative Days - K9 Veterans DayIn the House - Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/28/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
SB0653
    (HB0610)
Maryland Income Tax Refunds - Warrant Intercept ProgramIn the House - Hearing 3/18 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/18/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0692 / CH0327
    (HB0322)
Washington County - Alcoholic Beverages - Restaurant Seating Capacity and License QuotaApproved by the Governor - Chapter 327Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/25/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters Co-SponsorAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
SB0721Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Services for Children With Down Syndrome (Micah's Law)In the Senate - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0727
    (HB0198 / CH0389)
Income Tax - Earned Income Credit - Refundable AmountIn the House - Rereferred to Ways and MeansBudget and Taxation
2/26/2014 - 1:30 p.m.
Ways and Means Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0729Public Safety - Permit to Carry, Wear, or Transport a Handgun - QualificationsIn the Senate - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB0731Department of State Police - Firearms - Prohibition on Provision of InformationIn the Senate - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB0741
    (HB0756)
Income Tax Credit - Classroom Expenses for TeachersIn the Senate - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/6/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0758Assault Weapons - Firearms Collector - PossessionIn the Senate - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB0768Regulated Firearms - License Issued by Another State - ReciprocityIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; WithdrawnJudicial Proceedings Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB0769
    (HB0448)
Income Tax - Elimination of the Marriage PenaltyIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation; WithdrawnBudget and Taxation
3/6/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0771
    (HB1246 / CH0450)
Motor Vehicles - Exceptional Milk Hauling Permit - EstablishmentVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Judicial Proceedings
2/28/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Environmental Matters
3/25/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Equipment and Inspections (R6)
SB0785 / CH0339
    (HB1215 / CH0340)
Higher Education - 2+2 Transfer ScholarshipApproved by the Governor - Chapter 339Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
4/2/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0902Transportation - Chesapeake Bay Bridge Crossing - Environmental Impact Study - Cost Estimate and PaymentIn the Senate - Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Generally (R2)
SB0909 / CH0361
    (HB1259)
Income Tax Checkoff - Developmental Disabilities Services and Support Fund - DesignationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 361Budget and Taxation
3/11/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/25/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0974
    (HB0659)
Public Safety - Regulated Firearms - Transport Through StateIn the Senate - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
3/11/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB1046
    (HB1399 / CH0250)
Washington County - Sheriff and County Commissioners - SalariesIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsJudicial Proceedings
3/18/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive Nominations Co-SponsorCounties - Local Laws (L2)
SB1070 / CH0371
    (HB1228 / CH0372)
Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Volunteer Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Medical Services MembersApproved by the Governor - Chapter 371Budget and Taxation
3/13/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
4/2/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB1116Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund - Use of FundsIn the Senate - First Reading Senate RulesRules Co-SponsorNatural Resources - Generally (M1)
SJ0009
    (HJ0009)
General Assembly Compensation Commission - RecommendationsIn the Senate - First Reading Senate RulesRules Co-SponsorState Government - General Assembly (P5)
SB0332 / CH0002
    (HB0297)
Prekindergarten Expansion Act of 2014Approved by the Governor - Chapter 2Budget and Taxation
2/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Ways and Means
3/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0254
    (HB0365 / CH0225)
Public Safety - Fire, Rescue, and Ambulance Funds - DistributionVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Budget and Taxation
1/29/2014 - 1:45 p.m.
Health and Government Operations By Request - OtherPublic Safety (E4)
SB0602
    (HB0739 / CH0612)
Maryland Estate Tax - Unified CreditIn the House - Hearing 4/01 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
4/1/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - OtherTaxes - Miscellaneous (Q7)

Denotes enacted legislation

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