Delegate Charles J. Otto

2016 Regular Session

District 38A, Somerset and Worcester Counties

Total Bills: 82 (Primary Sponsor: 12, Co-sponsor: 57, By Request: 13)

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(Cross File / Chapter)
TitleStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Sponsorship
Type
 
Broad Subject
HB0147 / CH0253
    (SB0244)
Somerset County Code of Public Local Laws - 2016 Edition - LegalizationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 253Environment and Transportation
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsPrimaryCounties - Local Laws (L2)
HB0148 / CH0166
    (SB0134 / CH0165)
Somerset County - Sheriff - SalaryApproved by the Governor - Chapter 166Environment and Transportation
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsPrimaryCourts and Court Personnel - Local (D2)
HB0149 / CH0168
    (SB0135 / CH0167)
Somerset County - Commissioners - Salary and Expense ReimbursementsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 168Environment and Transportation
3/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsPrimaryCounties - Local Laws (L2)
HB0152
    (SB0136)
Somerset County - State's Attorney - SalaryIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and TransportationPrimaryCourts and Court Personnel - Local (D2)
HB0253 / CH0257
    (SB0309)
Motor Vehicle Registration - Exception for Golf Carts - City of CrisfieldApproved by the Governor - Chapter 257Environment and Transportation
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsPrimaryVehicle Laws - Licensing and Registration (R4)
HB0298
    (SB0133)
Somerset County - Tax Exemption for Manufacturing Property - DurationIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; WithdrawnWays and MeansPrimaryTaxes - Property - Local (Q2)
HB0299
    (SB0130 / CH0050)
Worcester County - Alcoholic Beverages - Refillable Container Permit for Draft BeerVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Economic Matters
2/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsPrimaryAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
HB0697 / CH0112Worcester County - Alcoholic Beverages - Class A Beer, Wine, and Liquor LicenseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 112Economic Matters
2/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsPrimaryAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
HB0698
    (SB0573)
Motor Vehicles - Gross Weight and Axle Load - PoultryIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryVehicle Laws - Equipment and Inspections (R6)
HB1409
    (SB0263)
Payment in Lieu of Taxes - State Forest and State Park LandIn the Senate - Rereferred to Budget and TaxationEnvironment and Transportation
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and TaxationPrimaryTaxes - Property (Q1)
HB1572
    (SB1033 / CH0237)
Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2015 and 2016In the Senate - Second Reading PassedAppropriations
4/9/2016 - 9:30 a.m.
Budget and TaxationPrimaryPrior Authorizations (B4)
HB1573
    (SB1034)
Creation of a State Debt - Worcester County - Delmarva Discovery Center and MuseumIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/14/2016 - 9:00 a.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
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)
HB0121 / CH0612
    (SB0287)
Criminal Law - False Statement Concerning Destructive Device or Toxic Material - VenueApproved by the Governor - Chapter 612Judiciary
2/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0126
    (SB0131)
Worcester County - Recycling at Special Events - ExemptionsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and TransportationCo-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
HB0252Protection of Persons and Property - Criminal ImmunityIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
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)
HB0294
    (SB0232)
Motor Vehicles - Lamps and Lights - Use When Windshield Wipers OperatingIn the Senate - First Reading Judicial ProceedingsEnvironment and Transportation
2/11/2016 - 1:30 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorVehicle Laws - Equipment and Inspections (R6)
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)
HB0313
    (SB0014)
Sales and Use Tax - Aircraft Parts and Equipment - ExemptionIn the House - Hearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Sales and Use (Q4)
HB0317Public Safety - Assault Weapons - ReplacementsIn the House - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
HB0472 / CH0486Estates and Trusts - Registers of Wills - Retention of Estate FilesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 486Health and Government Operations
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEstates and Trusts (N2)
HB0485Estates and Trusts - Register of Wills - Admission of Copy of Executed WillIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government OperationsCo-SponsorEstates and Trusts (N2)
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)
HB0561Small Business Personal Property Tax Relief Act of 2016In the House - Hearing 3/02 at 2:30 p.m.Ways and Means
3/2/2016 - 2:30 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Property (Q1)
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)
HB0620Elementary and Secondary Education - Required Number of School Days - RepealIn the House - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0644
    (SB0691)
Public Health - Provision of Life-Preserving Health Care Services (Vulnerable Protection Act)In the House - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0723
    (SB0585)
Transportation - Highway User Revenues - Distribution to MunicipalitiesIn the House - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
HB0758Natural Resources - County Oyster CommitteesIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEnvironment and Transportation
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
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)
HB0915
    (SB0837)
Tidal Fish License - Catching Crabs Using Trotline Gear - HolidaysIn the Senate - Conference Committee AppointedEnvironment and Transportation
2/26/2016 - 1:30 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0916Study on Harvesting Hard-Shell Clams in the Atlantic Coastal Bays and Aquaculture Areas in the Chincoteague BayIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEnvironment and Transportation
2/26/2016 - 1:30 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0918
    (SB0957)
Oyster Poaching - Administrative Penalties - Gear ViolationsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEnvironment and Transportation
2/26/2016 - 1:30 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0953
    (SB0956)
Natural Resources - Oyster Poaching - Administrative PenaltiesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and Transportation
2/26/2016 - 1:30 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
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)
HB1043Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road - Lane ChangesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Rules of the Road (R5)
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)
HB1167 / CH0503
    (SB0680)
Biotechnology Investment Tax Credit - Investment in Qualified Companies in Low-Income AreasApproved by the Governor - Chapter 503Ways and Means
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and TaxationCo-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB1168 / CH0504
    (SB0681)
Cybersecurity Investment Tax Credit - Investment in Qualified Companies in Low-Income AreasApproved by the Governor - Chapter 504Ways and Means
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and TaxationCo-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
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)
HB1205Oyster Advisory Commission - Membership and AppointmentsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and Transportation
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1217 / CH0505
    (SB0899)
Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Specialty Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services - ParityApproved by the Governor - Chapter 505Health and Government Operations
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/5/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
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)
HB1319
    (SB0620 / CH0415)
Commemorative Weeks - Chesapeake Bay Awareness WeekIn the Senate - First Reading Senate RulesHealth and Government Operations
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
RulesCo-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
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)
HB1326Public Safety - Handgun Permits - Application ReportIn the House - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB1349
    (SB0767)
Education - Beginning of School Year - After Labor DayIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; WithdrawnWays and MeansCo-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
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)
HB1428
    (SB0748)
Sustainable Growth and Agricultural Preservation Act - ApplicationIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
HB1429Recovery Home Residential Rights 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)
HB1489
    (SB0171)
Guardianship of a Minor or Disabled Person - Criminal History Records CheckIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEstates and Trusts (N2)
HB1494 / CH0386
    (SB0411 / CH0385)
Income Tax - Credit for Preceptors in Areas With Health Care Workforce ShortagesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 386Ways and Means
3/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
4/5/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB1595Tidal Fish License - Catching Crabs Using Trotline Gear - HolidaysIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsCo-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
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)
HJ0005Public Schools - Post-Labor Day Start DateIn the House - Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.Rules and Executive Nominations
2/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
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)
HB0458
    (SB0380)
General Assembly and Congressional Legislative Redistricting and Apportionment CommissionIn the House - Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.Rules and Executive Nominations
2/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationState Government - Regulations and Procedures (P3)
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 2:09 P.M.