Delegate Jefferson L. Ghrist

2015 Regular Session

District 36, Kent, Queen Anne's, Cecil, and Caroline Counties

Total Bills: 67 (Primary Sponsor: 2, Co-sponsor: 56, By Request: 9)

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Number / Chapter
(Cross File / Chapter)
TitleStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Sponsorship
Type
 
Broad Subject
HB0908
    (SB0617)
Criminal Law - Professional Counselors and Therapists - Misconduct (Lynette's Law)In the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
3/17/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB1264Building Performance Standards - Fire Sprinkler System ExemptionsIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsPrimaryCounties - Generally (L1)
HB0160Handgun Locking Devices - Repeal Exclusivity of Internal Locks - Requirements for External or Internal Lock SystemIn the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0162
    (SB0611)
State Government - Maryland Uniform Electronic Legal Materials ActIn the House - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
2/18/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Regulations and Procedures (P3)
HB0187 / CH0228
    (SB0021)
Cecil County and Queen Anne's County - Intergovernmental Cooperation and Acceptance of FundsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 228Environment and Transportation
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorCounties - Generally (L1)
HB0188Public Safety - Handgun Permits - Renewal Period for Retired Law Enforcement OfficerIn the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0189 / CH0404
    (SB0261)
Public Safety - Handgun Permit Background Investigation - Armored Car Company EmployeesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 404Judiciary
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0194
    (SB0044 / CH0320)
Vehicle Laws - Maximum Speed Limits on HighwaysVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Environment and Transportation
2/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorVehicle Laws - Rules of the Road (R5)
HB0241
    (SB0904)
Criminal Law - Human Trafficking - Adult Victim - PenaltyIn the House - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
2/20/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0250Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Elderly or Disabled IndividualsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0251Corporate Income Tax - Rate ReductionIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0267Legislative and Congressional Districting - Standards and ProcessesIn the House - Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.Rules and Executive Nominations
3/2/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
HB0298 / CH0413Education - Student Data Privacy Act of 2015Approved by the Governor - Chapter 413Ways and Means
2/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
4/1/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0302
    (SB0028)
Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund - Use of FundsIn the House - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
2/18/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorNatural Resources - Generally (M1)
HB0306Firearm Decriminalization Act of 2015In the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)Judiciary
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0340 / CH0241
    (SB0889)
General Provisions - Commemorative Days - Thurgood Marshall DayApproved by the Governor - Chapter 241Health and Government Operations
2/18/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
HB0382 / CH0244Sexual Assault Survivors' Right to Know ActApproved by the Governor - Chapter 244Judiciary
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
3/31/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0389
    (SB0455)
Education - Beginning of School Year - After Labor DayIn the House - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0406Education - Implementation of the Common Core State Standards - ProhibitionIn the House - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0419
    (SB0709)
Natural Resources - Aquaculture Leases - Consideration of User ConflictsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and Transportation
3/6/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0436
    (SB0266)
Education - Privacy of Education Records and Personal Information of StudentsIn the House - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0454
    (SB0664)
Vehicle-Miles-Traveled Tax and Associated Mandated Devices - ProhibitionIn the House - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Transportation (Q5)
HB0464
    (SB0454)
Handgun Permits - ReciprocityIn the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0466 / CH0053
    (SB0802 / CH0052)
Transportation - Dedication of Structures (Hero's Highway Act)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 53Environment and Transportation
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/7/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
HB0492Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection ActIn the House - Hearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
3/16/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0562 / CH0434
    (SB0869)
Health Insurance - Ambulance Service Providers - Direct Reimbursement - Repeal of Termination DateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 434Health and Government Operations
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/1/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
HB0572
    (SB0400)
State Government - Commemorative Months - Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness MonthIn the House - Hearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
3/16/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
HB0643
    (SB0567 / CH0366)
Department of Human Resources - State Child Welfare System - ReportVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorChildren (O4)
HB0693Public Health - Cottage Food Businesses - RevisionsIn the House - First Reading Health and Government OperationsHealth and Government OperationsCo-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0694 / CH0268
    (SB0286)
Law Enforcement Officers' Pension System - Division of Parole and Probation - Warrant Apprehension Unit Employees - MembershipApproved by the Governor - Chapter 268Appropriations
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/19/2015 - 8:30 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB0743Handgun Permits - Firearms Training Course - Renewal ApplicationIn the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0754Sexual Assault - Survivors' Right to Know - DNA Analysis of Kit EvidenceIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0756 / CH0273Alcoholic Beverages - Charles County and Queen Anne's CountyApproved by the Governor - Chapter 273Economic Matters
2/23/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/27/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
HB0761Criminal Law - Cyberstalking - PenaltiesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/27/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0767
    (SB0100)
Public Safety - Permit to Carry, Wear, or Transport a Handgun - QualificationsIn the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0792Property Tax Credit - Elderly HomeownersIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; WithdrawnWays and Means
2/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Property - Local (Q2)
HB0798State Board of Plumbing - Grounds for Disciplinary Action - ExceptionIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic MattersCo-SponsorBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
HB0807
    (SB0277)
Family Law - Protective Orders - Additional ReliefIn the Senate - First Reading Judicial ProceedingsJudiciary
2/27/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
HB0812 / CH0281Vehicle Laws - All-Terrain Vehicles - Access to FarmsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 281Environment and Transportation
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
4/1/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Miscellaneous (R7)
HB0817Health Care Malpractice - Limitation on Noneconomic DamagesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
3/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCivil Actions and Procedures (D3)
HB0831
    (SB0878)
Creation of a State Debt - Harford County - Regional Fire and Rescue BoatIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/14/2015 - 10:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB0850
    (SB0448)
Congressional Districts - Standards and ProcessIn the House - Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.Rules and Executive Nominations
3/2/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
HB0853Public Schools - Boards of Education - Anonymous Two-Way Text Messaging Tip ProgramsIn the House - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/13/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0854Income Tax Credit - Donations to Community CollegesIn the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0864 / CH0109
    (SB0020)
Kent County - Board of Elections - MembershipApproved by the Governor - Chapter 109Ways and Means
2/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorElections (G1)
HB0865
    (SB0140)
Kent County - Tobacco Products Offenses - Citations Issued by Alcoholic Beverages InspectorsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
HB0871 / CH0462State Board of Individual Tax Preparers - Expiration and Surrender of Registrations and Civil and Criminal PenaltiesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 462Economic Matters
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
HB0877 / CH0285
    (SB0139)
Kent County - Alcoholic Beverages - Class B Wine Shop and Lounge LicenseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 285Economic Matters
2/23/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
HB0960Retire in Maryland Act of 2015In the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0961
    (SB0511)
Women's Late-Term Pregnancy Health ActIn the House - Hearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
3/16/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0998Natural Resources - Striped Bass Permits - Annual FeesIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEnvironment and Transportation
3/6/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1002Natural Resources - County Oyster CommitteesIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEnvironment and Transportation
3/6/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1024Public Safety - Renewal of Handgun Permits - FingerprintingIn the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB1036
    (SB0696)
Natural Resources - Oyster Poaching - Administrative PenaltiesIn the Senate - First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEnvironment and Transportation
3/6/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1053
    (SB0697)
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Workgroup to Evaluate Mental Health Care Delivery on the Eastern ShoreIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government OperationsHealth and Government Operations
3/13/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHealth Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
HB1079
    (SB0627)
Education - Maintenance of Effort Requirement - AlterationsIn the House - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB1105
    (SB0761 / CH0382)
Disabled Individuals - Task Force on the Maryland ABLE ProgramVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
3/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and TaxationCo-SponsorDisabled (O3)
HB1174Kent County - Fisheries - Use of Haul SeinesIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsCo-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0480
    (SB0590)
Small Business Personal Property Tax Relief Act of 2015In the House - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/27/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTaxes - Property (Q1)
HB0481
    (SB0588)
Stormwater Management - Watershed Protection and Restoration Program - RepealIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationEnvironment (M3)
HB0482
    (SB0592 / CH0125)
Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement IncomeIn the House - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/27/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0483
    (SB0589)
Motorist Tax Relief - Motor Fuel Tax - Consumer Price Index and Sales and Use Tax Equivalent Rate Adjustments - RepealIn the House - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/6/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTaxes - Transportation (Q5)
HB0484
    (SB0591)
Transportation - Highway User Revenues - Phased RestorationIn the House - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
3/6/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTransportation - Highways (R1)
HB0485 / CH0312
    (SB0593)
Election Law - Fair Campaign Financing Fund - Income Tax CheckoffApproved by the Governor - Chapter 312Ways and Means
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/31/2015 - 2:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
By Request - AdministrationElections (G1)
HB0486
    (SB0595 / CH0311)
Public Charter School Expansion and Improvement Act of 2015In the House - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0487Maryland Education CreditIn the House - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0488
    (SB0594)
Income Tax Subtraction Modification - Law Enforcement, Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services Personnel (Hometown Heroes Act)In the House - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/27/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTaxes - Income (Q3)

Denotes enacted legislation

December 8, 2015 2:39 P.M.