Delegate Theodore Sophocleus

2017 Regular Session

District 32, Anne Arundel County

Total Bills: 82 (Primary Sponsor: 2, Co-sponsor: 79, By Request: 1)

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Number / Chapter
(Cross File / Chapter)
TitleStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Sponsorship
Type
 
Broad Subject
HB0553Creation of a State Debt - Anne Arundel County - The Arc of the Central Chesapeake RegionIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/11/2017 - 4:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB1179
    (SB1136)
Anne Arundel County - State's Attorney - Annual SalaryIn the House - First Reading Environment and TransportationEnvironment and TransportationPrimaryCourts and Court Personnel - Local (D2)
HB0001
    (SB0230)
Labor and Employment - Maryland Healthy Working Families ActVetoed by the Governor (Policy)Economic Matters
2/10/2017 - 12:30 p.m.
Finance
3/14/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
HB0002
    (SB0014)
Earned Income Tax Credit - Individuals Without Qualifying Children - ExpansionIn the House - Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0100 / CH0154
    (SB0597 / CH0153)
Income Tax Subtraction Modification - Retirement Income of Law Enforcement, Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services PersonnelApproved by the Governor - Chapter 154Ways and Means
2/1/2017 - 2:30 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/21/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0196Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Interest Paid on Student LoansIn the House - Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0225
    (SB0147)
Correctional Officers' Retirement System - Deferred Retirement Option ProgramIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; WithdrawnAppropriations
2/7/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB0232 / CH0829Correctional Services - Commissioner's Duties - Staffing ReportEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 829Appropriations
2/7/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/28/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0239
    (SB0291 / CH0015)
Maryland Environmental Service - Collective BargainingIn the House - Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.Appropriations
2/14/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Personnel (P4)
HB0255 / CH0159
    (SB0349 / CH0158)
Criminal Procedure - Sexual Assault Victims' Rights - Disposal of Rape Kit Evidence and NotificationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 159Judiciary
2/21/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
HB0338
    (SB0769)
Property Tax - Renters' Property Tax Relief Program - AssetsIn the Senate - Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/16/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/28/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Property (Q1)
HB0341Maryland Student Transportation Safety ActIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
2/16/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0349 / CH0181
    (SB0807 / CH0180)
Income Tax Credit - Wages Paid to Qualified Veteran Employees (Hire Our Veterans Act of 2017)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 181Ways and Means
2/15/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/29/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0415
    (SB0095)
Creation of a State Debt - Anne Arundel County - Woods Community CenterIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/11/2017 - 9:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB0425 / CH0844
    (SB0651 / CH0843)
Public Schools - Suspensions and ExpulsionsEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 844Ways and Means
2/14/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0428
    (SB0574)
Family Law - Child Conceived Without Consent - Termination of Parental Rights (Rape Survivor Family Protection Act)In the Senate - Conference Committee AppointedJudiciary
2/9/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
HB0456 / CH0713
    (SB0943 / CH0714)
Children With Disabilities and Child Care Providers - Dispute Resolution ProcessApproved by the Governor - Chapter 713Ways and Means
2/14/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorChildren (O4)
HB0467 / CH0782
    (SB0699)
Providing Our Workers Education and Readiness (POWER) - Apprenticeship ActEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 782Economic Matters
2/21/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/4/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
Co-SponsorCapital Budget (B5)
HB0470
    (SB0235 / CH0230)
Sales and Use Tax - Exemption - Service Performed by Person Practicing EngineeringIn the House - Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/15/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Sales and Use (Q4)
HB0490
    (SB0758 / CH0389)
Income Tax Credit - Energy Storage SystemsIn the Senate - Rereferred to Budget and TaxationWays and Means
2/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and TaxationCo-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0491
    (SB0446)
State Personnel - Grievance Procedures - Exclusive RepresentativesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; WithdrawnAppropriations
2/14/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Personnel (P4)
HB0499
    (SB0874)
State Department of Education - Employment Categories and PracticesIn the House - Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.Appropriations
2/14/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Personnel (P4)
HB0523 / CH0814
    (SB0119)
Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Vaping Liquid - LicensingEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 814Economic Matters
2/15/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/4/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
HB0554 / CH0830
    (SB0374 / CH0831)
Anne Arundel County - Alcoholic Beverages - Board of License Commissioners - AttorneysEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 830Economic Matters
2/20/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
HB0576
    (SB0603)
General Provisions - Commemorative Months - Maryland Sportsmanship MonthIn the House - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
3/15/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
HB0624
    (SB0506)
Anne Arundel County - Admissions and Amusement Tax - Exemption - Agricultural TourismIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; WithdrawnWays and Means
2/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Miscellaneous - Local (Q8)
HB0625
    (SB0080)
Criminal Law - Animal Abuse - Penalties and RestitutionIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0634
    (SB0514)
Creation of a State Debt - Anne Arundel County - YWCA Domestic Violence and Trafficking SheltersIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/11/2017 - 12:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB0637
    (SB1117)
Creation of a State Debt - Anne Arundel County - Resiliency and Education Center at Kuhn HallIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/11/2017 - 12:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB0641Civil Actions - Child Sexual Abuse - Statute of Limitations and Limitation of DamagesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCivil Actions and Procedures (D3)
HB0666
    (SB0437)
Public Health - Expensive Drugs - Manufacturer Reporting and Drug Price Transparency Advisory CommitteeIn the House - Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
2/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0667Health Insurance - Coverage for Lymphedema Diagnosis, Evaluation, and TreatmentIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
2/10/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
HB0692
    (SB0334)
Education - School Emergency Air-Conditioning Fund - EstablishedIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; WithdrawnAppropriations
2/21/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0796
    (SB0748)
Sales and Use Tax - Exemptions - Girl Scouts and Boy ScoutsIn the Senate - Hearing 3/22 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Sales and Use (Q4)
HB0869 / CH0580
    (SB0553)
Recovery Residence Residential Rights Protection ActApproved by the Governor - Chapter 580Health and Government Operations
2/28/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/6/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0871
    (SB0652)
Education - Community Colleges - Collective BargainingIn the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.Appropriations
2/21/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
HB0877 / CH0191
    (SB0023 / CH0190)
Handgun Permits - Alternative Expiration Date - Private Detectives, Security Guards, and Special Police OfficersApproved by the Governor - Chapter 191Judiciary
3/14/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0885Environment - Chesapeake Bay - Vessel Sewage Discharge AreasIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
2/24/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
HB0891Handgun Permits - Firearms Training CoursesIn the House - Recommitted to Judiciary (Delegate Vallario)Judiciary
3/14/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0900Income Tax Credit - Payment of Tuition at a Community CollegeIn the House - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0909
    (SB0571 / CH0017)
Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection ActIn the Senate - Rereferred to FinanceHealth and Government Operations
3/10/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
FinanceCo-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
HB0925Criminal Law - U-47700 ("Pink") - ProhibitionIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/21/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0926 / CH0739Child Support - Health Insurance - DefinitionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 739Judiciary
3/2/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
3/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
HB0931Maryland Education Opportunity Act of 2017In the House - Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; WithdrawnAppropriations
2/21/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0958Public Safety - Gun Shows - Captured Plate DataIn the House - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/14/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0965
    (SB0552)
Maryland Personal Information Protection Act - Security Breach Notification Requirements - ModificationsIn the Senate - Hearing 4/04 at 1:00 p.m.Economic Matters
3/1/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/4/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCommercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB0980Children Exempt From Public School Attendance - Participation in Public High School Clubs and ActivitiesIn the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/10/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0984
    (SB0475)
Developmental Disabilities Administration - Crisis Resolution and Crisis Prevention Services - Funding and ReportingIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
Appropriations
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0992Criminal Procedure - Sentencing - Substance-Related Disorder - Sudden CessationIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/28/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
HB1043Vehicle Laws - Smoking Marijuana in Vehicles - ProhibitionIn the Senate - Hearing 3/30 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
2/28/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
3/30/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB1083 / CH0028
    (SB1081 / CH0810)
Health - Family Planning Services - Continuity of CareEnacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 28Health and Government Operations
3/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB1094 / CH0338
    (SB0587 / CH0337)
Education - Libraries - Reorganization of Governance StructureApproved by the Governor - Chapter 338Ways and Means
3/7/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/30/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Co-SponsorEducation - Miscellaneous (F5)
HB1144 / CH0783
    (SB1031)
Payroll Recovery ActEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 783Appropriations
3/2/2017 - 3:00 p.m.
Finance
4/4/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Personnel (P4)
HB1158Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Comprehensive Dental Benefits for Adults - AuthorizationIn the House - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
3/14/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB1165Estates - Duties of Guardian of the Person - Fostering and Preserving Family RelationshipsIn the Senate - Hearing 4/04 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
2/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
4/4/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEstates and Trusts (N2)
HB1167
    (SB0841)
Unborn Child Protection From Dismemberment Abortion Act of 2017In the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
3/10/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB1187
    (SB0784)
Department of Juvenile Services - Youth Services Bureau - Budget AppropriationIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; WithdrawnAppropriations
3/7/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorJuvenile Law (E3)
HB1246 / CH0746Forests and Parks - Public Recreation on Private and State-Owned Land - HuntingApproved by the Governor - Chapter 746Environment and Transportation
3/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
4/4/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1251The Roadkill Bill of 2017In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/9/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
HB1306Cable Service - Broadband Connection Requirement - EnforcementIn the Senate - Hearing 4/05 at 1:00 p.m.Economic Matters
3/2/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/5/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
HB1313Public Utilities - Telephone Companies - Wired Broadband (Wired Broadband Act of 2017)In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/2/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
HB1322
    (SB0586)
Local Infrastructure Fast Track for Maryland ActIn the House - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)Environment and Transportation
3/9/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
HB1325 / CH0013
    (SB0740)
Oil and Natural Gas - Hydraulic Fracturing - ProhibitionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 13Environment and Transportation
2/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
HB1333Creation of a State Debt - Anne Arundel County - Annapolis Masonic Lodge No. 89In the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/11/2017 - 11:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB1340
    (SB0785)
Creation of a State Debt - Anne Arundel County - The Bernie HouseIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/11/2017 - 11:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB1362
    (SB0835)
Criminal Procedure - Immigration - Community TrustIn the Senate - First Reading Judicial ProceedingsJudiciary
2/28/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
HB1369
    (SB0809 / CH0481)
Condominiums and Homeowners Associations - Sales of Common Elements and Common AreasIn the Senate - Rereferred to Judicial ProceedingsEnvironment and Transportation
3/7/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorReal Property (N1)
HB1375 / CH0486
    (SB0781 / CH0485)
Criminal Procedure - Testing - HIV and Hepatitis CApproved by the Governor - Chapter 486Judiciary
3/7/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
HB1389
    (SB0295)
Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement Income - Individuals at Least 65 Years OldIn the House - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB1399
    (SB1118)
Creation of a State Debt - Anne Arundel County - Southern High School Athletic FacilitiesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/11/2017 - 9:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB1400
    (SB1098)
Commercial Law - Credit Card Processors - Service AgreementsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic Matters
3/10/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCommercial Law - Credit Regulation (I2)
HB1401Vehicle Laws - Special Registration Plate - United States Armed ForcesIn the House - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
3/9/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Licensing and Registration (R4)
HB1412Education - Public School Holidays - Veterans' Day and Easter MondayIn the House - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/28/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB1437
    (SB1184)
Foreclosed and Vacant Residential Property - Common Ownership Communities - Payment of Regular AssessmentsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/7/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorReal Property (N1)
HB1443
    (SB0999)
Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission Reform ActIn the House - House Concur - Senate AmendmentsHealth and Government Operations
3/3/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
FinanceCo-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB1469 / CH0737
    (SB1009 / CH0738)
Public Assistance - Family Investment Program - Child Support Pass ThroughApproved by the Governor - Chapter 737Appropriations
3/2/2017 - 3:00 p.m.
Finance
3/30/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorSocial Services - Generally (O1)
HB1473
    (SB1082)
Gas and Electric Companies - Deposit ChargesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/9/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
HB1502Task Force to Expand Dual Language Programs in MarylandIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
3/7/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB1621
    (SB0749)
Creation of a State Debt - Anne Arundel County - Arundel LodgeIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/11/2017 - 11:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB1639
    (SB1128)
Creation of a State Debt - Anne Arundel County - Mandrin Inpatient Care CenterIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/11/2017 - 9:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HJ0006
    (SJ0004)
United States Constitution - Amendments Convention - Democracy AmendmentIn the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Rules and Executive Nominations
3/10/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
HB0631 / CH0818
    (SB0415)
Public Health - Essential Off-Patent or Generic Drugs - Price Gouging - ProhibitionEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 818Health and Government Operations
2/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
Finance
3/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - OtherPublic Health (J1)

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November 28, 2017 1:21 P.M.