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Delegate Charles J. Otto

2015 Regular Session

District 38A, Somerset and Worcester Counties

Total Bills: 55 (Primary Sponsor: 3, Co-sponsor: 43, 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
HB1155
    (SB0906 / CH0206)
Somerset County - Alcoholic Beverages - Selling Near Schools, Places of Worship, Public Libraries, and Youth CentersIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsPrimaryAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
HB1156
    (SB0846)
Creation of a State Debt - Worcester County - Delmarva Discovery Center and MuseumIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/14/2015 - 3:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB1273
    (SB0928 / CH0212)
Somerset County Sanitary Commission - Enforcement of Liens - Tax Sale AuthorizationIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsPrimaryCounties - Generally (L1)
HB0170
    (SB0088 / CH0148)
Natural Resources - Game Birds - BaitingVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Environment and Transportation
2/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0174Motor Fuel Tax Rates - Consumer Price Index Adjustment - RepealIn the House - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/6/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Transportation (Q5)
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)
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)
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)
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)
HB0428Voters' Congressional Districting Panel - EstablishmentIn the House - Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.Rules and Executive Nominations
3/2/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
HB0432Public Safety - Handgun Permit - Applicant QualificationsIn the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
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)
HB0516
    (SB0009)
Gas and Electricity - Smart Meters - Customer Rights and Required ReportsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
HB0559University System of Maryland - Law School Clinics - Prohibited ActivitiesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/6/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
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)
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)
HB0689 / CH0449
    (SB0523)
Worcester County - Alcoholic Beverages - Limited Distillery LicenseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 449Economic Matters
2/23/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
HB0695Public Safety - Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors - Safety StandardsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic MattersCo-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
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)
HB0762State Highway Administration - Entrance to State Highway - Permit ProcessIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/12/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
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)
HB0803 / CH0456Agriculture - Industrial Hemp - LegalizationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 456Environment and Transportation
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/31/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorAgriculture (M4)
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)
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)
HB0874
    (SB0042)
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.
Co-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
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.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0919 / CH0288
    (SB0551)
Land Use - Plans - Development and AdoptionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 288Environment and Transportation
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorLocal Government - Generally (L6)
HB0933Energy Efficiency and Demand Management Programs and Services - RepealIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/12/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
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)
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)
HB1005Natural Resources - Commercial Fisheries Offenses - Stay of RevocationIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/6/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1017Election Law - Qualification of Voters - Proof of IdentityIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
3/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
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)
HB1045Hunting - Use of Motorized Vehicles - Wounded or Disabled MilitaryIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and TransportationCo-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)
HB1089
    (SB0196)
Economic Development - Rural Economic Development Program and One Maryland Tax CreditIn the House - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m. (Economic Matters)Economic Matters
3/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
Co-SponsorEconomic and Community Development (C8)
HB1091
    (SB0134)
Open Space Incentive Program - Payments to CountiesIn the House - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
3/13/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Property (Q1)
HB1264Building Performance Standards - Fire Sprinkler System ExemptionsIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsCo-SponsorCounties - Generally (L1)
HB1272Lobbying - Legislative Unit Meals and Receptions - Publication of ReportIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsCo-SponsorEthics (G2)
HB1290 / CH0309Medicaid Managed Care Organizations - Pharmacy Networks - PlanApproved by the Governor - Chapter 309Health and Government Operations
4/2/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/13/2015 - 9:00 a.m.
Budget and Taxation
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HJ0007
    (SJ0006)
Business and Economic Development - NASA Wallops Flight Facility - Commercial Rocket Boosters and SpacecraftIn the House - Hearing 3/30 at 3:00 p.m.Rules and Executive Nominations
3/30/2015 - 3:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEconomic and Community Development (C8)
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 2:40 P.M.