Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer

2015 Regular Session

District 19, Montgomery County

Total Bills: 83 (Primary Sponsor: 20, Co-sponsor: 57, By Request: 6)

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Number / Chapter
(Cross File / Chapter)
TitleStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Sponsorship
Type
 
Broad Subject
HB0443Crimes Relating to Animals - Unauthorized Use of Dogs and Cats in Research Facilities - PenaltiesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
3/4/2015 - 1:15 p.m.
PrimaryCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0471School Bus Monitoring Cameras - Civil PenaltyIn the Senate - Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
3/31/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryVehicle Laws - Rules of the Road (R5)
HB0473 / CH0423
    (SB0562)
Tax Credits - Employment of Individuals With DisabilitiesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 423Ways and Means
3/6/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and TaxationPrimaryDisabled (O3)
HB0476Motor Vehicles - Wearable Computer With Head-Mounted Display - ProhibitedIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsEnvironment and Transportation
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
3/31/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryVehicle Laws - Rules of the Road (R5)
HB0505Public Safety - Law Enforcement - K-9 Law Enforcement Officers ActIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudiciary
3/4/2015 - 1:15 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
4/2/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPublic Safety (E4)
HB0521
    (SB0459)
Corporations and Real Estate Investment Trusts - Directors and Trustees - Duties and Immunity From LiabilityIn the Senate - First Reading Judicial ProceedingsEconomic Matters
2/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsPrimaryCorporations and Associations (C1)
HB0522 / CH0256
    (SB0681)
Corporations - Maryland General Corporation Law - Miscellaneous ProvisionsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 256Economic Matters
2/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsPrimaryCorporations and Associations (C1)
HB0531
    (SB0429)
Estates and Trusts - Maryland Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets ActIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government OperationsHealth and Government Operations
2/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryEstates and Trusts (N2)
HB0548Circuit Court Judges - ElectionIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; WithdrawnJudiciary
3/18/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
PrimaryCourts and Court Personnel - Statewide (D1)
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.
PrimaryInsurance - Health (C3)
HB0567Crimes Relating to Animals - Failure to Offer Dogs and Cats Used in Research Facilities for Adoption - PenaltiesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
3/4/2015 - 1:15 p.m.
PrimaryCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0581Civil Actions - Damages for Crimes Against Vulnerable or Elderly Adults - StandingIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
3/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryCivil Actions and Procedures (D3)
HB0645Commercial Sale of Dogs and Cats - Prohibited - Companion Animal Welfare ActIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic Matters
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
HB0717Vehicle Laws - Evidence of Required Security - Carrying While Operating VehicleIn the House - Referred to interim study by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryVehicle Laws - Miscellaneous (R7)
HB0872Drunk Driving Reduction Act of 2015In the House - Hearing 3/04 at 1:15 p.m.Judiciary
3/4/2015 - 1:15 p.m.
PrimaryVehicle Laws - Drunk Driving (R3)
HB0917 / CH0287
    (SB0716)
Motor Vehicles - Checkpoints - Prohibition on Targeting MotorcyclesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 287Environment and Transportation
3/12/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsPrimaryVehicle Laws - Equipment and Inspections (R6)
HB0918
    (SB0727)
Public Safety - Motorcycle Profiling - TrainingIn the House - Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/17/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPublic Safety (E4)
HB0972Insurance - Transportation Network Insurance - Requirements and CoverageIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic MattersPrimaryInsurance - Other than Health (C4)
HB1003Motor Fuel Tax - Distribution of RevenueIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/6/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryTaxes - Transportation (Q5)
HB1282
    (SB0926)
Creation of a State Debt - Montgomery County - Melvin J. Berman Hebrew AcademyIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriationsPrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB0166
    (SB0310)
Education - Maryland Seal of Biliteracy Act - EstablishmentIn the House - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/12/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0186
    (SB0101)
Maryland Uniform Real Property Transfer-on-Death (TOD) ActIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
2/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEstates and Trusts (N2)
HB0215
    (SB0183 / CH0477)
Education - Geographic Cost of Education - RequirementIn the House - Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
2/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0221
    (SB0073)
Commission on Tax Policy, Reform, and FairnessIn the House - Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Miscellaneous (Q7)
HB0222
    (SB0303)
Criminal Law - Distribution of Heroin or Fentanyl Resulting in DeathIn the House - Recommitted to Judiciary (Delegate Dumais)Judiciary
2/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0229
    (SB0604 / CH0043)
Human Relations - Employment Discrimination - Protection for InternsVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Health and Government Operations
2/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorHuman Relations (D5)
HB0236 / CH0410
    (SB0705)
Criminal Law - Assault - First RespondersApproved by the Governor - Chapter 410Judiciary
2/20/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
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)
HB0255Criminal Procedure - Seizure and Forfeiture - Property Used in Exploitation of Vulnerable AdultsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; WithdrawnJudiciary
2/20/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
HB0300 / CH0238Department of Transportation - Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Services - Utilization StudyApproved by the Governor - Chapter 238Environment and Transportation
3/18/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/7/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Generally (R2)
HB0317
    (SB0647)
Creation of a State Debt - Montgomery County - Yeshiva Torah School of Greater WashingtonIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/16/2015 - 9:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
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)
HB0352Life Insurance - Freedom to Travel ActIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Other than Health (C4)
HB0360
    (SB0528)
Criminal Procedure - Seizure and ForfeitureIn the Senate - Third Reading Passed (87-51)Judiciary
2/20/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
HB0361Criminal Procedure - Government-Funded Legal Representation - Initial AppearanceIn the House - First Reading JudiciaryJudiciaryCo-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
HB0362
    (SB0393)
Criminal Law - Animal Cruelty - Payment of CostsIn the House - Conference Committee AppointedJudiciary
3/4/2015 - 1:15 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0377
    (SB0373)
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Revisions (Maryland Clean Energy Advancement Act of 2015)In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic Matters
2/20/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
HB0403Business Regulation - Sales of Dogs and Cats - Required Health CertificateIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
HB0465
    (SB0491)
Creation of a State Debt - Montgomery County - Cornerstone Montgomery and Interfaith Works ProjectIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/16/2015 - 9:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
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)
HB0467
    (SB0341)
Creation of a State Debt - Montgomery County - Josiah Henson ParkIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/14/2015 - 2:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB0498
    (SB0392)
Criminal Law - Assault - First RespondersIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
3/17/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0532Drunk and Drugged Driving - Death or Life-Threatening Injury - Mandatory TestsIn the House - Hearing 3/04 at 1:15 p.m.Judiciary
3/4/2015 - 1:15 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Drunk Driving (R3)
HB0535 / CH0430
    (SB0538)
Blind or Visually Impaired Children - Individualized Education Programs - Orientation and Mobility InstructionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 430Ways and Means
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0541 / CH0431Public Service Commission - Attachments to Utility Poles - StudyApproved by the Governor - Chapter 431Economic Matters
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/1/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
HB0568
    (SB0587)
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection - Motor Vehicle Manufacturers, Distributors, and Factory BranchesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
Co-SponsorCommercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
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)
HB0584
    (SB0283)
Ethics Law - Financial Disclosure Statement by Elected Local Official of a Municipal Corporation - Confidential InformationIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEthics (G2)
HB0595
    (SB0529)
Special Elections for United States Senate Vacancies ActIn the House - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
HB0604
    (SB0166)
General Assembly - Special Election to Fill a Vacancy in OfficeIn the House - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - General Assembly (P5)
HB0606
    (SB0477 / CH0354)
Domestic Violence - Persons Eligible for ReliefIn the House - Third Reading Passed (137-0)Judiciary
2/27/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
HB0658
    (SB0344 / CH0342)
Public Health - Emergency and Allergy Treatment ProgramVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Health and Government Operations
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/2/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0686Income Tax Checkoff - Maryland Veterans Trust FundIn the Senate - First Reading Senate RulesWays and Means
2/27/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
RulesCo-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0695Public Safety - Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors - Safety StandardsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic MattersCo-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0737 / CH0337
    (SB0288 / CH0336)
Criminal Procedure - Financial Crimes Against Vulnerable and Elder Adults - Petition to Freeze AssetsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 337Judiciary
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
HB0786 / CH0103
    (SB0613)
Self-Service Storage Facilities - Enforcement of Lien - ProceduresApproved by the Governor - Chapter 103Economic Matters
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/1/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCommercial Law - Generally (I4)
HB0787Dedicated State Funds Protection ActIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorOperating Budget (B1)
HB0884 / CH0463Election Law - Counting of Properly Cast BallotsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 463Ways and Means
2/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
HB0900
    (SB0492)
Creation of a State Debt - Montgomery County - Cornerstone Montgomery and Interfaith Works ProjectIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/16/2015 - 9:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB0922
    (SB0658)
Creation of a State Debt - Montgomery County - Anne L. Bronfman Center and Misler Adult Day CenterIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/16/2015 - 9:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB0923
    (SB0490 / CH0355)
Capital Grant Program for Local School Systems With Significant Enrollment Growth or Relocatable ClassroomsVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and TaxationCo-SponsorCapital Budget (B5)
HB0949
    (SB0471)
Task Force to Study the Provision of Health Care Coverage to Uninsured MarylandersIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
3/12/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0956Criminal Law - Leaving Dogs Outside and Unattended - ProhibitionIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
3/4/2015 - 1:15 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0966Education - Community Colleges - Collective BargainingIn the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Appropriations
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
HB0991Interest Rate on Tax Deficiencies and RefundsIn the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Miscellaneous (Q7)
HB1021
    (SB0676)
Richard E. Israel and Roger "Pip" Moyer Death with Dignity ActIn the House - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)Health and Government Operations
3/6/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB1072
    (SB0784)
Labor and Employment - Discrimination Based on Engagement in Lawful Activities - ProhibitionIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/6/2015 - 1:30 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
HB1077Privileged Communications - Critical Incident Stress Management ServicesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; WithdrawnJudiciary
3/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCivil Actions and Procedures (D3)
HB1083
    (SB0550)
Child Custody - Legal Decision Making and Parenting TimeIn the House - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
HB1087 / CH0347
    (SB0481)
Electricity - Community Solar Energy Generating System ProgramApproved by the Governor - Chapter 347Economic Matters
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/2/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
HB1090
    (SB0742)
Public Health - Restaurants - Meals for ChildrenIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB1193
    (SB0228)
Supplemental Public School Construction Matching Fund ProgramIn the House - Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.Appropriations
3/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB1236Real Estate Brokers - Licensing - Experience RequirementIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsCo-SponsorBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
HB1238
    (SB0151)
Creation of a State Debt - Montgomery County - Jewish Foundation for Group Homes RenovationsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/16/2015 - 9:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB1248Medical Schools - Use of Animals in Medical Training - ProhibitedIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsCo-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB1286
    (SB0930)
Creation of a State Debt - Montgomery County - Silver Spring Learning Center ExpansionIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriationsCo-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HJ0002
    (SJ0002)
United States Constitution - Democracy AmendmentIn the Senate - First Reading Senate RulesRules and Executive Nominations
3/2/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
RulesCo-SponsorElections (G1)
HB0405
    (SB0374 / CH0165)
Maryland False Claims ActVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Judiciary
2/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsBy Request - OtherCivil Actions and Procedures (D3)
HB0939 / CH0137
    (SB0775)
Proposed Regulations - Determination of Impact on Small BusinessesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 137Economic Matters
3/9/2015 - 2:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
FinanceBy Request - OtherState Government - Regulations and Procedures (P3)
HB0940 / CH0138
    (SB0774)
Office of the Business Ombudsman - State Customer Service and Business Development Efforts Training ProgramApproved by the Governor - Chapter 138Economic Matters
3/9/2015 - 2:00 p.m.
FinanceBy Request - OtherEconomic and Community Development (C8)
HB0941 / CH0139
    (SB0773)
Task Force to Study Exemptions from Higher Education Ethics Requirements and Procurement Rules to Facilitate Technology TransferApproved by the Governor - Chapter 139Economic Matters
3/9/2015 - 2:00 p.m.
Appropriations
Finance
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
By Request - OtherEconomic and Community Development (C8)
HB0942 / CH0140
    (SB0772)
Apprenticeship Pilot Program - Apprenticeship MarylandApproved by the Governor - Chapter 140Economic Matters
3/9/2015 - 2:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
Finance
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
By Request - OtherEconomic and Community Development (C8)
HB0943 / CH0141
    (SB0776)
Economic Competitiveness and Commerce - RestructuringApproved by the Governor - Chapter 141Economic Matters
3/9/2015 - 2:00 p.m.
FinanceBy Request - OtherEconomic and Community Development (C8)

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December 8, 2015 2:39 P.M.