Delegate Jefferson L. Ghrist

2016 Regular Session

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

Total Bills: 71 (Primary Sponsor: 4, Co-sponsor: 55, By Request: 12)

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TitleStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Sponsorship
Type
 
Broad Subject
HB0352 / CH0261Office of Legislative Audits - Local School System AuditsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 261Appropriations
2/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Government - General Assembly (P5)
HB0506Juvenile Court Jurisdiction - Excluded Offenses - Natural Resources ViolationsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryJuvenile Law (E3)
HB0959
    (SB1002)
Creation of a State Debt - Caroline County - Sharp Road Community ParkIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/12/2016 - 10:00 a.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB1511Caroline County - Deer Management Permit - FirearmsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; WithdrawnRules and Executive NominationsPrimaryHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0019Public Safety - Building Performance Standards - Local Amendments to Fire Sprinkler Systems ProvisionsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0116Motor Fuel Tax Rates - Consumer Price Index Adjustment - RepealIn the House - Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Transportation (Q5)
HB0219
    (SB0527)
Criminal Law - Human Trafficking - Adult Victim - PenaltyIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; WithdrawnJudiciaryCo-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0270
    (SB0594)
General Provisions - Commemorative Months - Maryland Sportsmanship MonthIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government OperationsHealth and Government Operations
2/10/2016 - 2:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
HB0312 / CH0618
    (SB0208)
Public Safety - Renewal of Handgun Permits - FingerprintingApproved by the Governor - Chapter 618Judiciary
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0318 / CH0259Kent County - Fisheries - Use of Haul SeinesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 259Environment and Transportation
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
4/5/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0319 / CH0260Oysters and Clams - Dredging by Auxiliary Yawl - Authorized BoatsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 260Environment and Transportation
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0324Education - Maryland High School Diploma - Civics Test RequirementIn the House - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0349 / CH0717
    (SB1162)
Baltimore County - Education - Career Exploration and Development Activities - Coffee (Java Act)Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 717Ways and Means
2/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0351Criminal Procedure - Government Drone Use - LimitationsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; WithdrawnJudiciary
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
HB0358 / CH0077
    (SB0629 / CH0076)
Kent County - Prospective Employees and Volunteers - Criminal History Records CheckApproved by the Governor - Chapter 77Judiciary
2/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
HB0367Public Safety - Regulated Firearms - Disqualifying CrimeIn the House - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0369
    (SB0403)
Handgun Permits - Universal RecognitionIn the House - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0375
    (SB0184)
Public Safety - Permit to Carry, Wear, or Transport a Handgun - QualificationsIn the House - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0389 / CH0103Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area Protection Program - Intrafamily TransfersApproved by the Governor - Chapter 103Environment and Transportation
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorNatural Resources - Generally (M1)
HB0390
    (SB0425 / CH0387)
Maryland Income Tax Refunds - Warrant Intercept Program - StatewideIn the Senate - Rereferred to Budget and TaxationWays and Means
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and TaxationCo-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0391
    (SB0020)
State Government - Display of the POW/MIA Flag on State Building GroundsIn the House - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
HB0398Public Safety - Honorably Discharged Veterans - Handgun LicenseIn the House - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0431 / CH0039
    (SB0355)
Maryland Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program - EstablishmentApproved by the Governor - Chapter 39Health and Government Operations
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorDisabled (O3)
HB0436
    (SB0468)
Vehicle Laws - Speed Monitoring, Work Zone Speed Control, and Traffic Control Signal Monitoring Systems - RepealIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Rules of the Road (R5)
HB0483Property Tax - Homeowner's Tax Credit - Computation and EligibilityIn the House - Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Property (Q1)
HB0486Motor Vehicles - Gross Vehicle Weight - Agricultural ProductsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Equipment and Inspections (R6)
HB0526
    (SB0747)
Community Colleges - Small Community Colleges - FundingIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
HB0544Sales and Use Tax - Tax-Free Periods - University and College TextbooksIn the House - Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Sales and Use (Q4)
HB0603
    (SB0749)
Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection ActIn the House - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
3/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0604
    (SB0291)
Public Health - Mobile Food Service Facilities - Licensing and Inspection by CountiesIn the House - Hearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0609
    (SB0650)
Prevailing Wage - Basis for Rate Determination - Survey DataIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Procurement (P2)
HB0719
    (SB0522)
Sales and Use Tax - Exemptions - Girl Scouts and Boy ScoutsIn the House - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Sales and Use (Q4)
HB0729Taxation - Prohibition on Exemptions and Credits for Organizations Having Known Ties to Terrorism (Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act)In the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Miscellaneous (Q7)
HB0836Educational Institutions - Notice of Criminal Activity and Threats to SafetyIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
Co-SponsorEducation - Miscellaneous (F5)
HB0849 / CH0175
    (SB0182 / CH0174)
Public Safety - Rental Dwelling Units - Carbon Monoxide AlarmsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 175Environment and Transportation
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0898 / CH0498Property Tax Credit - Elderly Individuals and VeteransApproved by the Governor - Chapter 498Ways and Means
3/2/2016 - 2:30 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Property (Q1)
HB0925
    (SB0959)
Kent County - Alcoholic Beverages - Limited Distillery LicenseIn the House - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.Economic Matters
2/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
HB0934
    (SB0674)
Teachers' Retirement and Pension System - Employer Contribution for Local EmployeesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB0936Real Estate Brokers - Licensing - Continuing Education RequirementsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
HB0944Criminal Law - Professional Counselors and Therapists - Misconduct (Lynette's Law)In the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0955
    (SB0267)
Public Schools - Voluntary Nonsectarian Prayer at School-Sponsored Student EventsIn the House - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/26/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0961
    (SB0955)
Federal-Aid Primary Highways - SignsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and Transportation
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
HB0964Maryland Transportation Authority - Francis Scott Key Bridge - Toll Discount PlansIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
HB1019
    (SB0229)
Firearms - Handgun Qualification License - Live-Fire ComponentIn the House - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB1054 / CH0642Income Tax - Penalties - Assessment ScheduleApproved by the Governor - Chapter 642Ways and Means
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/30/2016 - 1:30 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB1110
    (SB0645)
Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund - Allocation of FundsIn the House - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)Environment and Transportation
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
Co-SponsorNatural Resources - Generally (M1)
HB1179 / CH0734Vehicle Laws - HOV Lanes - Plug-In Electric Drive and Hybrid VehiclesEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 734Environment and Transportation
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Rules of the Road (R5)
HB1204Education - PARCC Testing - Exemption for Children With Disabilities (Ben's Rule)In the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB1245Income Tax Credit - Single-Family Dwellings - Smoke Detection SystemsIn the House - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB1315Sales and Use Tax - Exemption - Sales by Nonprofit Organizations Raising Funds to Assist VeteransIn the House - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Sales and Use (Q4)
HB1323Criminal Procedure - Sentencing Review - Juvenile Offenders Sentenced as AdultsIn the House - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
HB1374Hunting and Fishing - Complimentary Licenses - Military and VeteransIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1387 / CH0709
    (SB1054 / CH0708)
Commercial Northern Snakehead Bowfishing License - EstablishmentEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 709Environment and Transportation
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1426Education - Maryland Public Education Fund - Income Tax CheckoffIn the House - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/14/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB1452
    (SB0902)
Criminal Law - Veterans - Medical MarijuanaIn the House - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)Health and Government Operations
3/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB1459
    (SB0440)
Prevailing Wage - Career and Technology Centers or STEM and STEAM Classrooms (Student Preparedness Act of 2016)In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Procurement (P2)
HB1464
    (SB0927)
Program Open Space Trust Fund Act of 2016In the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorNatural Resources - Generally (M1)
HB1624 / CH0526
    (SB1104 / CH0525)
Transportation - Highways - Heroes HighwayApproved by the Governor - Chapter 526Environment and Transportation
4/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
FinanceCo-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
HB1638Criminal Procedure - Initial Appearance Before a District Court Commissioner - FundingIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsCo-SponsorCourts and Court Personnel - Statewide (D1)
HB0449
    (SB0375)
Relief From Budget MandatesIn the House - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.Appropriations
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationOperating Budget (B1)
HB0450
    (SB0386)
Tax Credits - Manufacturing Empowerment ZonesIn the House - Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationEconomic and Community Development (C8)
HB0452
    (SB0384)
Earned Income Tax Credit - ExpansionIn the Senate - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (38-8)Ways and Means
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0453Maryland Education CreditIn the House - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0455
    (SB0387)
Income Tax Exemption Amount - Elderly IndividualsIn the House - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0456
    (SB0382)
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program - RevisionsIn the House - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationPublic Health (J1)
HB0457
    (SB0385)
Corporations and Associations - Filing Fees - ReductionsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationCorporations and Associations (C1)
HB0459 / CH0316
    (SB0389)
Birth and Death Certificates - Fee ReductionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 316Ways and Means
3/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
Budget and Taxation
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
HB0460
    (SB0381 / CH0146)
Housing and Community Development - Community Development Administration - Student and Residential Mortgage LoansVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Environment and Transportation
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Finance
By Request - AdministrationEconomic and Community Development (C8)
HB0461
    (SB0388)
Crimes - Criminal Gangs - Prohibitions and FundingIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0462 / CH0010
    (SB0383)
Program Open Space - Transfer Tax Repayment - Use of FundsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 10Appropriations
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationNatural Resources - Generally (M1)
HB0464
    (SB0376 / CH0144)
Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) Schools Act of 2016In the House - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)Ways and Means
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
By Request - AdministrationPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)

Denotes enacted legislation

September 23, 2016 2:07 P.M.