Senator Bill Ferguson

2014 Regular Session

District 46, Baltimore City

Total Bills: 78 (Primary Sponsor: 28, Co-sponsor: 47, 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
SB0199State Education Aid - Real Property Valuation - Tax Increment FinancingIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Budget and TaxationBudget and Taxation
1/29/2014 - 1:45 p.m.
PrimaryPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0200
    (HB0263)
Elections - Early Voting Centers - Days of OperationIn the Senate - Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/6/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryElections (G1)
SB0201Baltimore City - Homestead Property Tax Credit - Transfer to Newly Purchased DwellingIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation; WithdrawnBudget and Taxation PrimaryTaxes - Property (Q1)
SB0355Task Force to Study the Establishment of Specialized and Accelerated Educational Programs for Adult LearnersIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryEducation - Miscellaneous (F5)
SB0356 / CH0156
    (HB1147 / CH0157)
Public Utilities - Fixed Charges for Taxicab Services - Baltimore CityApproved by the Governor - Chapter 156Finance
2/4/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters PrimaryUtility Regulation (C5)
SB0463Community Colleges - Developmental Education Courses - Student Credit HoursIn the Senate - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryHigher Education (F2)
SB0547 / CH0519
    (HB0172 / CH0520)
Economic Development - Baltimore Region - Baltimore Metropolitan Council and Advisory Board and Baltimore Region Transportation BoardApproved by the Governor - Chapter 519Finance
2/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Environmental Matters
3/20/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryEconomic and Community Development (C8)
SB0644 / CH0069
    (HB1260)
State Government - Open Data Policy - Council on Open DataApproved by the Governor - Chapter 69Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/4/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Government - Regulations and Procedures (P3)
SB0645
    (HB1071)
State Government - State Boards and Commissions - Appointments of Members of Nonprincipal Political PartiesIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/14/2014 - 1:45 p.m.
PrimaryState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
SB0714
    (HB1062)
Baltimore City - 10-Year Plan for Public School Facilities - Neighborhood Revitalization and Community DevelopmentIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation; WithdrawnBudget and Taxation
3/6/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryEducation - Local Bills (F3)
SB0715
    (HB0869)
Task Force to Study Chronic Absenteeism in Maryland's Public SchoolsIn the Senate - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0716 / CH0331
    (HB1276 / CH0332)
Child Care Centers - Healthy Eating and Physical Activity ActApproved by the Governor - Chapter 331Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/18/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryChildren (O4)
SB0717
    (HB0783)
Task Force to Study School-Based Health CentersIn the Senate - Referred to interim study by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPublic Health (J1)
SB0718
    (HB0589 / CH0412)
Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention - Juvenile Charged as Adult Population ForecastVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPublic Safety (E4)
SB0719County Boards of Education - Professional Development Evaluation SystemsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0743
    (HB0200)
Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore City - The Peale Center for Baltimore History and ArchitectureIn the Senate - Hearing 3/08 at 3:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/8/2014 - 3:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0744
    (HB0191)
Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore City - Creative Alliance ProjectIn the Senate - Hearing 3/08 at 3:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/8/2014 - 3:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0773Automated Motor Vehicles - Titling, Registration, and Rules of the RoadIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/28/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryVehicle Laws - Licensing and Registration (R4)
SB0793 / CH0555Baltimore City - 46th District - Alcoholic Beverages - Class B Beer, Wine and Liquor LicensesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 555Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/4/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
3/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
SB0836
    (HB1121)
Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore City - Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's Downtown TheatreIn the Senate - Hearing 3/08 at 3:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/8/2014 - 3:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0837
    (HB0513)
Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore City - Habitat for Humanity of the ChesapeakeIn the Senate - Hearing 3/08 at 3:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/8/2014 - 3:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0919
    (HB1160)
Public Utilities - Transportation Network Services - EstablishmentIn the Senate - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/4/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryUtility Regulation (C5)
SB0942
    (HB0848)
Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore City - Baltimore Museum of IndustryIn the Senate - Hearing 3/08 at 3:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/8/2014 - 3:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0960 / CH0075
    (HB1283)
Environment - Cox Creek Citizens Oversight Committee - CompositionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 75Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/11/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Environmental Matters
3/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryEnvironment (M3)
SB0961
    (HB0920 / CH0623)
Baltimore City Residential Retention ActIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsBudget and Taxation
3/13/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive Nominations PrimaryTaxes - Property - Local (Q2)
SB0962
    (HB1134)
Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore City - Leadenhall Community Outreach CenterIn the Senate - Hearing 3/08 at 3:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/8/2014 - 3:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB1031Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore City - Digital Harbor Foundation (DHF) Tech CenterIn the Senate - Hearing 3/08 at 3:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/8/2014 - 3:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB1032Election Law - Political Party - Retention of StatusIn the Senate - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/13/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryElections (G1)
SB0015 / CH0467Election Law - Statewide Voter Registration List - Removal of Deceased VotersApproved by the Governor - Chapter 467Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/23/2014 - 2:45 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
SB0074 / CH0269
    (HB0018 / CH0270)
Institutions of Higher Education - Student Notification - Financial InformationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 269Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/22/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
3/20/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0137 / CH0469
    (HB1024 / CH0470)
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund - Revisions and Extension of Termination DateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 469Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/21/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Environmental Matters
3/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEconomic and Community Development (C8)
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)
SB0160 / CH0276
    (HB0704 / CH0277)
Commercial Law - Debt Settlement Services - Sunset and Reporting ExtensionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 276Finance
1/21/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters Co-SponsorFinancial Institutions (I1)
SB0169Maryland Higher Education Commission - Review of Duplicative Academic Program Proposals - RevisionsIn the Senate - Recommitted to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs (Senator Conway)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/29/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0212 / CH0474
    (HB1265)
Fairness for All Marylanders Act of 2014Approved by the Governor - Chapter 474Judicial Proceedings
2/4/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations Co-SponsorHuman Relations (D5)
SB0237
    (HB0381)
Human Relations - Employment Discrimination - Protections for InternsIn the Senate - Hearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/4/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHuman Relations (D5)
SB0238 / CH0284
    (HB0628 / CH0285)
Board of Public Works - Relocatable Classrooms - Indoor Air Quality RequirementsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 284Budget and Taxation
1/29/2014 - 1:45 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEducation - Miscellaneous (F5)
SB0270
    (HB0358)
Law Enforcement Personnel - Training - Human Trafficking OffensesIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB0353Criminal Law - Deadly Weapons on School Property - Public and Private SchoolsIn the Senate - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0394Statewide Container Recycling Refund ProgramIn the Senate - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)Finance
2/20/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Co-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
SB0395
    (HB1298)
Business Relief and Tax Fairness Act of 2014In the Senate - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0411
    (HB0958)
Rape Survivor Family Protection ActIn the House - Hearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/13/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
SB0446 / CH0502
    (HB0396 / CH0503)
Department of Disabilities - Study of Accessibility Concepts in Computer Science, Information Systems, and Information Technology Programs in Higher EducationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 502Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
4/1/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0455
    (HB0482 / CH0600)
Higher Education - Unaccompanied Homeless Youth - Tuition ExemptionVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
3/20/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0458 / CH0298
    (HB0953 / CH0299)
Baltimore City - Alcoholic Beverages - Micro-Brewery LicensesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 298Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/25/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters Co-SponsorAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
SB0493
    (HB0738)
Economic Development - Commission on Maryland's FutureIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by FinanceFinance
2/18/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEconomic and Community Development (C8)
SB0546 / CH0517
    (HB0208 / CH0518)
Alcoholic Beverages - Refillable Containers - Permits and LabelsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 517Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/21/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters Co-SponsorAlcoholic Beverages - Statewide Bills (A1)
SB0554
    (HB0029)
Maryland Law Enforcement Trust ActIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0589
    (HB0443)
Tobacco Taxes - Healthy Maryland InitiativeIn the Senate - Hearing 2/26 at 1:30 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)Budget and Taxation
2/26/2014 - 1:30 p.m.
Finance
Co-SponsorTaxes - Miscellaneous (Q7)
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)
SB0603 / CH0534
    (HB0740 / CH0535)
Economic Development - Maryland Technology Development Corporation - Cybersecurity Investment FundApproved by the Governor - Chapter 534Finance
2/18/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters 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)
SB0610 / CH0183National Guard - Tuition Assistance - Members of Disbanded UnitsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 183Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
3/25/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
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)
SB0658
    (HB0880)
The Marijuana Taxation and Regulation ActIn the Senate - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)Judicial Proceedings
2/25/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0666 / CH0542
    (HB1432 / CH0543)
Teaching Fellows for Maryland Scholarship ProgramApproved by the Governor - Chapter 542Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0667Maryland Health Benefit Exchange - Universal Health Care Program - Plan for EstablishmentIn the Senate - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
SB0688
    (HB1350)
Fair Employment Preservation Act of 2014In the House - Hearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHuman Relations (D5)
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)
SB0734
    (HB0747)
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Qualifying BiomassIn the Senate - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/4/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
SB0753
    (HB0968)
Labor and Employment - Maryland Earned Sick and Safe Leave ActIn the Senate - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/20/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
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)
SB0786
    (HB1192)
Electricity - Community Renewable Energy Generating System - Pilot ProgramIn the Senate - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/4/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
SB0787
    (HB0473)
Economic Development - Green Business Incentive ZonesIn the Senate - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)Budget and Taxation
3/11/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
Co-SponsorEconomic and Community Development (C8)
SB0798
    (HB1337)
Maryland No-Fault Birth Injury FundIn the Senate - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)Judicial Proceedings
2/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
Co-SponsorCivil Actions and Procedures (D3)
SB0804
    (HB1166)
Maryland Second Chance Act of 2014In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; WithdrawnJudicial Proceedings
3/4/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0809Citizens' United Shareholder Democracy and Protection ActIn the Senate - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCorporations and Associations (C1)
SB0821Digital Equity for All Maryland Students Act of 2014In the Senate - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/11/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0822Early-In Early-Out Education Act of 2014In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Budget and TaxationBudget and Taxation
3/11/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0823Maryland College Education Export Act of 2014In the Senate - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0840Corporations - Members of Boards of Directors - Demographic Information - Report to Board of Public WorksIn the House - Hearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/4/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Procurement (P2)
SB0861
    (HB0787)
Corrections - Isolated Confinement StudyIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
3/4/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB0876 / CH0568
    (HB0811 / CH0569)
Education - Summer Career Academy Pilot ProgramApproved by the Governor - Chapter 568Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0997Baltimore City Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff Majors - Number of AppointmentsIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsJudicial Proceedings
3/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive Nominations Co-SponsorCourts and Court Personnel - Local (D2)
SB0331
    (HB0295 / CH0262)
Maryland Minimum Wage Act of 2014In the Senate - Hearing 2/17 at 12:00 p.m. (Finance)Finance
2/17/2014 - 12:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
By Request - AdministrationPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
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)
SB0336
    (HB0296 / CH0465)
Natural Resources - Wildlands - Designation of New WildlandsVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/4/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Environmental Matters
3/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationNatural Resources - Generally (M1)

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