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Senator Stephen S. Hershey, Jr.

2014 Regular Session

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

Total Bills: 67 (Primary Sponsor: 15, Co-sponsor: 48, By Request: 4)

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Number / Chapter
(Cross File / Chapter)
TitleStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Sponsorship
Type
 
Broad Subject
SB0001Bay Restoration Fee - Exemption - On-Site Sewage Disposal System Using Best Available TechnologyIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/21/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryEnvironment (M3)
SB0049 / CH0266
    (HB0226)
Kent County - Alcoholic Beverages Act of 2014Approved by the Governor - Chapter 266Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/23/2014 - 2:45 p.m.
Economic Matters PrimaryAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
SB0282 / CH0152
    (HB0242)
Juvenile Law - Truancy Reduction Pilot Program - Kent CountyApproved by the Governor - Chapter 152Judicial Proceedings
1/30/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/20/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryJuvenile Law (E3)
SB0899 / CH0573
    (HB1135)
Kent County - Gaming - PermitsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 573Budget and Taxation
3/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
4/1/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
SB0900Department of Transportation - Highway Needs Inventory - Four-Lane HighwaysIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by FinanceFinance
3/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryTransportation - Generally (R2)
SB0901 / CH0358
    (HB1034)
Kent County and Queen Anne's County - School Buses - Length of OperationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 358Judicial Proceedings
2/28/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Environmental Matters
4/1/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryEducation - Local Bills (F3)
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.
PrimaryTransportation - Generally (R2)
SB0903Tax Sales - Stormwater Remediation Fees - Temporary ProhibitionIn the Senate - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/11/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryTaxes - Property (Q1)
SB0928Maryland Transportation Authority - John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway - Toll PlazasIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by FinanceFinance
3/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryTransportation - Highways (R1)
SB0929
    (HB1153 / CH0642)
Commercial Fishing and Seafood Operations - Nuisance Actions - ExemptionIn the House - Rereferred to Environmental MattersJudicial Proceedings
3/5/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Environmental Matters PrimaryHunting and Fishing (M2)
SB1034
    (HB1033 / CH0438)
Queen Anne's County Board of Education - Filling a Vacancy in MembershipIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive Nominations PrimaryEducation - Local Bills (F3)
SB1035Maryland Transit Administration - MARC Penn Line ExtensionIn the Senate - Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryTransportation - Generally (R2)
SB1038Juvenile Law - Truancy Reduction Pilot Programs - Authorized in All CountiesIn the Senate - Rereferred to Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings PrimaryJuvenile Law (E3)
SB1096
    (HB1539)
Maryland Port Administration - Chesapeake and Delaware Canal - Dredged Material Containment Areas - Remediation PlanIn the Senate - Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryEnvironment (M3)
SB1097
    (HB1144)
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Workgroup to Evaluate Mental Health Care Delivery on the Eastern ShoreIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsFinance
3/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive Nominations PrimaryHealth Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
SB0078Criminal Law - Human Trafficking - Victims Under Age 21In the House - Hearing 4/01 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
1/29/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
4/1/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0083 / CH0273
    (HB0939)
Caroline County and Talbot County - Annual Financial Reports - Filing DateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 273Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/23/2014 - 2:45 p.m.
Environmental Matters
4/3/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCounties - Local Laws (L2)
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)
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)
SB0245
    (HB0870)
Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Toll Charges Paid by Chesapeake Bay Bridge or Hatem Bridge CommutersIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation; WithdrawnBudget and Taxation Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0247 / CH0048
    (HB0073 / CH0049)
Civil Actions - Personal Injury or Death Caused by Dog - Rebuttable PresumptionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 48Judicial Proceedings
2/6/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/25/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCivil Actions and Procedures (D3)
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)
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)
SB0272 / CH0151
    (HB0031)
Sentencing Procedures - Statement by Victim or Victim's Representative (Alex's Law)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 151Judicial Proceedings
2/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0283Public Safety - Handgun Permit Background Investigation - Armored Car Company EmployeesIn the House - Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/26/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
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)
SB0408
    (HB0925)
Education - Common Core State Standards - Implementation TimelineIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
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)
SB0444
    (HB0068)
Family Law - Denial of Custody or Visitation - Sexual Abuse of a MinorIn the Senate - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
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)
SB0466
    (HB1155)
Oyster Dredging - Waters North of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Kent Narrows BridgeIn the Senate - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/11/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
SB0490 / CH0174
    (HB0603)
Limited Lines Insurance Licenses - Self-Service Storage ProducersApproved by the Governor - Chapter 174Finance
2/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters Co-SponsorInsurance - Other than Health (C4)
SB0521
    (HB1076)
Poultry Litter Energy-Generating Cooperative ProgramIn the House - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (136-0)Finance
2/18/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Economic Matters Co-SponsorAgriculture (M4)
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
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0542
    (HB0294 / CH0221)
Law Enforcement Officers - Entrance-Level and In-Service Training Requirements (Christopher's Law)Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Judicial Proceedings
2/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB0578Education - Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) - Implementation TimelineIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0579Education - Evaluation of Teachers and Principals - Implementation TimelineIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/19/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0582
    (HB1327)
Election Law - Redistricting Ballot Questions - Map of Proposed DistrictsIn the Senate - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
SB0633
    (HB1262)
Maryland Education CreditIn the Senate - Hearing 2/26 at 1:30 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/26/2014 - 1:30 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0640
    (HB0666)
Motor Vehicles - Checkpoints - Prohibition on Targeting MotorcyclesIn the Senate - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/18/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Equipment and Inspections (R6)
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)
SB0674
    (HB0858)
Criminal Procedure - Probation - Sexual Crimes Involving a MinorIn the Senate - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/25/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0698 / CH0191
    (HB1161)
Criminal Procedure - Electronic Device Location Information - OrderApproved by the Governor - Chapter 191Judicial Proceedings
3/6/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
4/2/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0699 / CH0192
    (HB0289)
Automatic License Plate Readers and Captured Plate Data - Authorized UsesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 192Judicial Proceedings
3/6/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
4/4/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
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)
SB0730
    (HB0389 / CH0397)
Maryland Transportation Authority - All-Electronic Tolling - StudyVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Finance
3/12/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
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)
SB0740
    (HB0915)
Election Law - General Assembly and Congressional Legislative Districting and Apportionment CommissionIn the Senate - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/27/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
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)
SB0764 / CH0337Caroline County - Volunteer Fire Companies - Storage of Alcoholic BeveragesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 337Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/25/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
3/18/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
SB0768Regulated Firearms - License Issued by Another State - ReciprocityIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; WithdrawnJudicial Proceedings Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
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)
SB0791
    (HB0643)
Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Toll Charges Paid by Baltimore Area or Chesapeake Bay Bridge CommutersIn the Senate - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/11/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
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)
SB0963
    (HB0284)
Department of Agriculture - Phosphorus Assessment and Management - Study and Economic Impact AnalysisIn the Senate - First Reading Senate RulesRules Co-SponsorAgriculture (M4)
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)
SB1111
    (HB1551)
Natural Resources - Fresh Oyster Shells - Purchase by County Oyster CommitteesIn the Senate - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/14/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
SB1114Criminal Procedure - Initial Appearance and Representation by the Office of the Public DefenderIn the Senate - Hearing 4/01 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
4/1/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB1116Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund - Use of FundsIn the Senate - First Reading Senate RulesRules Co-SponsorNatural Resources - Generally (M1)
SJ0001 / JR0003
    (HJ0002)
Rescission of Maryland's Ratification of the Corwin Amendment to the United States ConstitutionSigned by the President and the Speaker - Joint Resolution 3Judicial Proceedings
1/30/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive Nominations
3/31/2014 - 3:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - General Assembly (P5)
SJ0004
    (HJ0006)
Conowingo Dam - Sediment - DredgingIn the House - Hearing 3/31 at 3:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/11/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive Nominations
3/31/2014 - 3:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
SJ0009
    (HJ0009)
General Assembly Compensation Commission - RecommendationsIn the Senate - First Reading Senate RulesRules Co-SponsorState Government - General Assembly (P5)
SB0031Chesapeake College - Authorization of Debt for Capital Projects - Simple Majority Plus One RequirementIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Budget and TaxationBudget and Taxation
1/22/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - CommitteeHigher Education (F2)
SB0038
    (HB0855)
Chesapeake College - Board of Trustees - Appointment of MembersIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/22/2014 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - CommitteeCommunity Colleges - Local Bills (F4)
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

December 10, 2014 7:22 P.M.