Senator Paul G. Pinsky

2015 Regular Session

District 22, Prince George's County

Total Bills: 78 (Primary Sponsor: 14, Co-sponsor: 61, By Request: 3)

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Number / Chapter
(Cross File / Chapter)
TitleStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Sponsorship
Type
 
Broad Subject
SB0179
    (HB0663)
Business Relief and Tax Fairness Act of 2015In the Senate - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0192
    (HB0073 / CH0396)
Voters' Rights Protection Act of 2015In the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive NominationsPrimaryElections (G1)
SB0256
    (HB0881)
Maryland Shoreline Risk Assessment, Preparation, and Adaptation ActIn the Senate - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/17/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryAgriculture (M4)
SB0257
    (HB0381)
Agriculture - Nutrient Management - Phosphorus Management ToolIn the Senate - Recommitted to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs (Senator Pinsky)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryAgriculture (M4)
SB0258
    (HB0514 / CH0429)
Maryland Commission on Climate ChangeVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/17/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryEnvironment (M3)
SB0352
    (HB0265)
Creation of a State Debt - Prince George's County - Greenbelt Lake Dam RepairIn the Senate - Hearing 3/14 at 9:00 a.m.Budget and Taxation
3/14/2015 - 9:00 a.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0440Education - Expenditures of Revenues - Reporting by County Boards of EducationIn the Senate - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0463
    (HB0701)
Agriculture - Cattle, Swine, and Poultry - Use of Antimicrobial DrugsIn the Senate - Recommitted to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs (Senator Pinsky)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryAgriculture (M4)
SB0497
    (HB0452 / CH0421)
Commission to Review Maryland's Use of Assessments and Testing in Public SchoolsVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0518
    (HB0573)
Fair Elections ActIn the Senate - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
PrimaryElections (G1)
SB0519Public Funding and Small Donor Act for General Assembly ElectionsIn the Senate - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryElections (G1)
SB0610
    (HB1056 / CH0115)
Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons - Continuing Education - RequirementsVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersPrimaryBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
SB0814Congressional Districting ProcessIn the Senate - Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Government - General Assembly (P5)
SJ0002
    (HJ0002)
United States Constitution - Amendments Convention - Democracy AmendmentIn the Senate - Conference Committee AppointedEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive Nominations
4/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryElections (G1)
SB0013 / CH0319
    (HB0010)
Institutions of Higher Education - Fully Online Distance Education - DefinitionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 319Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/15/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
3/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0015
    (HB0278 / CH0411)
Task Force to Study the Implementation of a Dyslexia Education ProgramVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/22/2015 - 2:30 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0040
    (HB0385)
Labor and Employment - Maryland Healthy Working Families ActIn the Senate - Hearing 2/03 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
SB0047Election Law - Fair Campaign Financing Fund - Income Tax CheckoffIn the Senate - Hearing 2/04 at 2:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)Budget and Taxation
2/4/2015 - 2:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
SB0078
    (HB0503)
Rape Survivor Family Protection ActIn the Senate - Hearing 2/05 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
SB0080 / CH0002
    (HB1118 / CH0001)
General Provisions - Commemorative Days - Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans DayApproved by the Governor - Chapter 2Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/12/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
SB0152
    (HB0056)
Tanning Devices - Use by Minors - ProhibitionIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by FinanceFinance
2/12/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0153
    (HB0885)
Corporations - Political Expenditures - Stockholder ApprovalIn the Senate - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCorporations and Associations (C1)
SB0168
    (HB0374)
Criminal Procedure - Expungement - Marijuana PossessionIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0175Public Health - Sales Receipts Containing Bisphenol-A - ProhibitionIn the Senate - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/12/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0183 / CH0477
    (HB0215)
Education - Geographic Cost of Education - RequirementEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 477Budget and Taxation
2/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and MeansCo-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0200
    (HB0216 / CH0409)
Environment - Personal Care Products Containing Synthetic Plastic Microbeads - Prohibition on Manufacturing or SaleIn the Senate - Conference Committee AppointedEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
SB0279
    (HB0404)
Procurement - Public Work Contracts - Contractor Occupational Safety and Health RequirementsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by FinanceFinance
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Procurement (P2)
SB0284
    (HB0252)
Jane Lawton Farm-to-School Program - Maryland Homegrown School Lunch Week - OccurrenceIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorAgriculture (M4)
SB0296
    (HB1023)
Public Schools - Thirsty Kids ActIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0310
    (HB0166)
Education - Maryland Seal of Biliteracy Act - EstablishmentIn the House - Hearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0335 / CH0340
    (HB0847 / CH0341)
Community Colleges - Victims of Human Trafficking - Exemption From Out-of-County and Out-of-Region FeesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 340Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0350 / CH0343
    (HB0243 / CH0344)
Procurement - Veteran-Owned Small Business Enterprises - Participation GoalApproved by the Governor - Chapter 343Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Procurement (P2)
SB0366
    (HB0337)
Correctional Services - Sentencing Review and Parole Eligibility - Juvenile Offenders Sentenced as AdultsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0367
    (HB0582)
Circuit Court Judges - Selection, Qualifications, and Term of OfficeIn the Senate - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCourts and Court Personnel - Statewide (D1)
SB0373
    (HB0377)
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Revisions (Maryland Clean Energy Advancement Act of 2015)In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by FinanceFinance
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
SB0389
    (HB0240)
State Individual Income Tax - Rate ChangesIn the Senate - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0393
    (HB0362)
Criminal Law - Animal Cruelty - Payment of CostsIn the House - Conference Committee AppointedJudicial Proceedings
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
4/1/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0394
    (HB0448)
Criminal Law - HazingIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0395Drunk Driving Reduction Act of 2015In the Senate - Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Drunk Driving (R3)
SB0409 / CH0480
    (HB0449 / CH0481)
Environment - Hydraulic Fracturing - RegulationsEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 480Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and TransportationCo-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
SB0413 / CH0127
    (HB0339)
Vehicle Laws - Race-Based Traffic Stops - Policy and Reporting RequirementsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 127Judicial Proceedings
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
4/8/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB0415 / CH0348
    (HB0592)
State Donor Registry - Information and Methods of Registration - Clerks of Circuit Courts, Registers of Wills, and Motor Vehicle Administration (Enhancing Organ Donation Rates Act)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 348Judicial Proceedings
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/31/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEstates and Trusts (N2)
SB0416 / CH0482
    (HB0838 / CH0483)
Health Insurance - Coverage for Infertility ServicesEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 482Finance
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
4/2/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
SB0424
    (HB1051)
Labor and Employment - Equal Pay for Equal WorkIn the Senate - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
SB0458Civil Actions - Hydraulic Fracturing Liability ActIn the House - Hearing 4/01 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
4/1/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCivil Actions and Procedures (D3)
SB0471
    (HB0949)
Task Force to Study the Provision of Health Care Coverage to Uninsured MarylandersIn the House - Hearing 4/02 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/18/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
4/2/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0481
    (HB1087 / CH0347)
Electricity - Community Solar Energy Generating System ProgramIn the Senate - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
SB0495Video Lottery Facilities - Table Games - Distribution of ProceedsIn the Senate - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/18/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorGaming (C7)
SB0504
    (HB1095)
Public Schools - Nutrition Standards - Vending Machines and MarketingIn the Senate - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0505
    (HB0894)
Primary and Secondary Education - Health and Safety - Sugar-Free Schools ActIn the Senate - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0506
    (HB1209)
Education - Health and Safety - School Wellness CommitteesIn the Senate - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0521
    (HB0456 / CH0091)
Workgroup to Study Safe Harbor Policy for Youth Victims of Human TraffickingVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Judicial Proceedings
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0526
    (HB0244 / CH0313)
Maryland Second Chance Act of 2015In the House - Favorable with Amendments Report by JudiciaryJudicial Proceedings
2/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
4/1/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0528
    (HB0360)
Criminal Procedure - Seizure and ForfeitureVetoed by the Governor (Policy)Judicial Proceedings
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
4/1/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0529
    (HB0595)
Special Elections for United States Senate Vacancies ActIn the Senate - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
SB0531
    (HB0911)
Marijuana Control and Revenue Act of 2015In the Senate - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)Judicial Proceedings
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0532
    (HB1019)
Farmers' Rights ActIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by FinanceFinance
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Co-SponsorCommercial Law - Generally (I4)
SB0533
    (HB0886)
Bay Tax Equity ActIn the Senate - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorAgriculture (M4)
SB0551
    (HB0919 / CH0288)
Land Use - Plans - Development and AdoptionVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/31/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorLocal Government - Generally (L6)
SB0600 / CH0370Chesapeake Bay Trust and Chesapeake Conservation Corps - FundingApproved by the Governor - Chapter 370Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
4/1/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorNatural Resources - Generally (M1)
SB0601 / CH0371
    (HB0130)
African American Heritage Preservation Program - Reestablishment and RevisionsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 371Budget and Taxation
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCapital Budget (B5)
SB0604 / CH0043
    (HB0229)
Human Relations - Employment Discrimination - Protection for InternsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 43Judicial Proceedings
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHuman Relations (D5)
SB0605Aggressive Drunk Driving - Punitive DamagesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudicial Proceedings
2/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
4/1/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCivil Actions and Procedures (D3)
SB0607
    (HB0896 / CH0464)
Joint Committee on Behavioral Health and Opioid Use DisordersVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Finance
3/12/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/31/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0609
    (HB1022)
State Government - Office of the Child Welfare Ombudsman - Pilot ProgramIn the House - Hearing 4/13 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
4/13/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
SB0659Maryland Wage and Hour Law - Tip Credit - RepealIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by FinanceFinance
3/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
SB0661Maryland Estate Tax - Unified CreditIn the Senate - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Miscellaneous (Q7)
SB0670Corporations and Business Entities - Filing Fees and Combined ReportingIn the Senate - Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/12/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0676
    (HB1021)
Richard E. Israel and Roger "Pip" Moyer Death With Dignity ActIn the Senate - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0680
    (HB0997)
Blue Ribbon Commission on Voting, Openness, Transparency, and Equality (VOTE) in ElectionsIn the Senate - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
SB0685 / CH0046
    (HB0439)
Family Law - Information and Services for Foster Children and Former Foster ChildrenApproved by the Governor - Chapter 46Judicial Proceedings
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
SB0808
    (HB0287 / CH0235)
Natural Resources - Aquaculture - Liability for TrespassVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/17/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
4/1/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
SB0817
    (HB0749)
Higher Education - Sexual Assault Policies - ReportingIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/18/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0889
    (HB0340 / CH0241)
General Provisions - Commemorative Days - Thurgood Marshall DayIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive NominationsCo-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
SJ0003
    (HJ0008)
Honoring the Surviving Human Trafficking Victims of Asia and the Pacific Islands During World War IIIn the House - Hearing 3/30 at 3:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/6/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive Nominations
3/30/2015 - 3:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - General Assembly (P5)
SB0374 / CH0165
    (HB0405)
Maryland False Claims ActApproved by the Governor - Chapter 165Judicial Proceedings
2/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
4/1/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - OtherCivil Actions and Procedures (D3)
SB0772
    (HB0942 / CH0140)
Apprenticeship Pilot Program - Apprenticeship MarylandIn the Senate - Hearing 3/09 at 2:00 p.m. (Finance)Finance
3/9/2015 - 2:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
By Request - OtherEconomic and Community Development (C8)
SB0774
    (HB0940 / CH0138)
Office of the Business Ombudsman - State Customer Service and Business Development Efforts Training ProgramIn the Senate - Hearing 3/09 at 2:00 p.m.Finance
3/9/2015 - 2:00 p.m.
By Request - OtherEconomic and Community Development (C8)

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