Delegate Jefferson L. Ghrist

2018 Regular Session

District 36, Kent, Queen Anne's, Cecil, and Caroline Counties

Total Bills: 84 (Primary Sponsor: 2, Co-sponsor: 62, By Request: 20)

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Number / Chapter
(Cross File / Chapter)
TitleStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Sponsorship
Type
 
Broad Subject
HB0515 / CH0246Agriculture – Palmer Amaranth – StudyApproved by the Governor - Chapter 246Environment and Transportation
2/14/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/20/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryAgriculture (M4)
HB1310 / CH0247
    (SB1101)
Health Insurance - Provider Panels - Credentialing PracticesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 247Health and Government Operations
3/12/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/9/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryInsurance - Health (C3)
HB0001 / CH0004
    (SB0002 / CH0003)
Family Law - Child Conceived Without Consent - Termination of Parental Rights (Rape Survivor Family Protection Act)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 4Judiciary
1/18/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
HB0169
    (SB0435)
Creation of a State Debt - Kent County - Camp FairleeIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/10/2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB0225
    (SB0173)
Kent County - Orphans' Court Judges - CompensationIn the House - Returned PassedHealth and Government Operations
2/8/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorEstates and Trusts (N2)
HB0243 / CH0177
    (SB0968 / CH0178)
Task Force on Rural Internet, Broadband, Wireless, and Cellular Service - Study and ExtensionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 177Economic Matters
2/1/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/22/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
HB0272Sales and Use Tax - Rate ReductionIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
1/31/2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Sales and Use (Q4)
HB0300 / CH0240
    (SB0172 / CH0239)
Kent County – Alcoholic Beverages – LicensesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 240Economic Matters
2/19/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
HB0301 / CH0362
    (SB0270 / CH0363)
Courts - Evidence of Sexually Assaultive Behavior - Admissibility (Repeat Sexual Predator Prevention Act of 2018)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 362Judiciary
1/30/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
HB0313Education - Commemoration - Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001In the House - Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/8/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0499Health - Standards for Involuntary Admissions and Petitions for Emergency Evaluation - ModificationIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
2/27/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0572 / CH0603
    (SB0153 / CH0604)
Income Tax – Oyster Shell Recycling Credit – Maximum Allowable Amount and Sunset ExtensionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 603Ways and Means
2/14/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/27/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0589
    (SB0191)
Income Tax - Itemized DeductionsIn the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/21/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0600
    (SB0131)
Child Abuse and Neglect - TrainingIn the Senate - First Reading Judicial ProceedingsJudiciary
2/8/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
HB0646 / CH0494
    (SB1069 / CH0495)
Motor Vehicles - Gross Vehicle Weight - Agricultural ProductsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 494Environment and Transportation
3/1/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorVehicle Laws - Equipment and Inspections (R6)
HB0677 / CH0039
    (SB0477 / CH0040)
Public Information Act - Required Denials - Physical Addresses, E-Mail Addresses, and Telephone NumbersApproved by the Governor - Chapter 39Health and Government Operations
2/21/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorState Government - Regulations and Procedures (P3)
HB0732
    (SB0675 / CH0236)
Humane Adoption of Companion Animals Used in Research Act of 2018In the House - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.Appropriations
3/13/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorAgriculture (M4)
HB0748
    (SB0533)
Criminal Law – Homicide – Unborn Child (Laura and Reid’s Law)In the House - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
2/20/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0807 / CH0330
    (SB0516 / CH0331)
Transportation – Highway User Revenues – DistributionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 330Environment and Transportation
2/22/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/29/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
HB0814 / CH0207
    (SB0403 / CH0208)
Workers' Compensation - Students in Unpaid Work-Based Learning ExperiencesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 207Economic Matters
2/20/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorWorkers' Compensation (K1)
HB0870
    (SB1065)
Public Schools - Agricultural Education ProgramsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsWays and Means
2/16/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0925
    (SB1055)
Creation of a State Debt - Kent County - Kent SchoolIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/10/2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB0957Motor Fuel Tax Rates - Consumer Price Index Adjustment - RepealIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
2/20/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Transportation (Q5)
HB1022Congressional Districts - StandardsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive Nominations
2/26/2018 - 3:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
HB1110 / CH0244Public Schools – Health and Safety Best Practices – Digital DevicesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 244Ways and Means
3/2/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
4/4/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB1137 / CH0518Natural Resources - Fisheries - Commercial Oyster DiversApproved by the Governor - Chapter 518Environment and Transportation
2/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/27/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1141 / CH0241Building Performance Standards - Agricultural Buildings Used for Agritourism - ExemptionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 241Environment and Transportation
2/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
4/3/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB1172 / CH0520
    (SB0558)
Oyster Poaching - Administrative PenaltiesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 520Environment and Transportation
2/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1174Natural Resources - Oysters - Tolerance for Seafood DealersIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEnvironment and Transportation
2/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/27/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1181 / CH0156State Personnel - Disabled Veterans - Interviews for Noncompetitive AppointmentApproved by the Governor - Chapter 156Appropriations
3/1/2018 - 1:15 p.m.
Finance
4/4/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Personnel (P4)
HB1189
    (SB0497)
Public Safety – Handgun Permits – Protective Order and Peace OrderIn the House - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/6/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB1199Northern Bay CrossingIn the House - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
3/8/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
HB1229 / CH0066Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation – Use of Land – Signs and Outdoor Advertising DisplaysApproved by the Governor - Chapter 66Environment and Transportation
2/23/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorAgriculture (M4)
HB1232Purse Dedication Account - Maryland Horse Industry Fund - Retired RacehorsesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; WithdrawnWays and Means
2/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorGaming (C7)
HB1277Income Tax - Elimination of the Marriage PenaltyIn the House - Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/2/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB1284Tidal Fish Licenses - Authorization to Catch Crabs - Application RequirementsIn the Senate - Hearing 4/03 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
3/7/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
4/3/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1290
    (SB1074)
Health Insurance and Pharmacy Benefits Managers - Reimbursement for and Provision of Pharmacy ServicesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government OperationsCo-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
HB1298
    (SB1178)
General Provisions - Commemorative Months - Maryland Sportsmanship MonthIn the House - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
3/14/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
HB1300
    (SB0664)
Education - Foreign Language Requirement - Computer Programming Language CoursesIn the House - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/9/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB1308State and Local Correctional Facilities - Undocumented Immigrants - Transfer to United States Department of Homeland Security (Keep Our Communities Safe Act of 2018)In the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
3/13/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB1337Public Safety - Handgun Permits - Active, Reserve, or Retired MilitaryIn the House - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/6/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB1338
    (SB0817)
Natural Resources - Hunting - SundaysIn the House - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
3/7/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1345Sewerage Systems - Residential Major Subdivisions in Tier III and Tier IV AreasIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
2/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
HB1371Recordation Tax - Collection by State Department of Assessments and Taxation - DistributionIn the Senate - Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/27/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Miscellaneous (Q7)
HB1376
    (SB1077)
Pharmacy Benefits - Processing and Adjudication of Claims - Restrictions on FeesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
3/8/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
HB1389
    (SB1173)
Home Sprinkler and Fire Safety Assistance Fund - Pilot ProgramIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/2/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEconomic and Community Development (C8)
HB1405
    (SB0605)
Transportation – Highway User Revenues – Phased Restoration of County ShareIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and TransportationCo-SponsorTransportation - Generally (R2)
HB1413Handgun Permits - Firearms Training CoursesIn the House - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/6/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB1476Education - Supplemental Prekindergarten Grant - EligibilityIn the House - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/8/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB1478
    (SB0495)
Drug or Controlled Dangerous Substance Testing - RequirementsIn the House - Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/2/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB1483 / CH0287Duties of a Guardian of the Person - VisitationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 287Health and Government Operations
2/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
3/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEstates and Trusts (N2)
HB1531
    (SB0921)
Task Force on the Premature Discharge of Patients With Substance Use DisordersIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
3/2/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHealth Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
HB1532 / CH0404
    (SB0991 / CH0405)
Higher Education - Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program - FarmersApproved by the Governor - Chapter 404Ways and Means
3/8/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
HB1534
    (SB1153)
Handgun Permits - Criminal History Check - Fingerprint Submission ExceptionIn the House - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/6/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB1547Natural Resources - Crabbing Authorizations - ReciprocityIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/7/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1551Public Safety - Assault Weapons - ReplacementsIn the House - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/6/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB1563Election Law - Qualification of Voters - Proof of IdentityIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
3/6/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
HB1569
    (SB0901)
Local Infrastructure Fast Track for Maryland ActIn the House - Hearing canceled (Environment and Transportation)Environment and Transportation
Appropriations
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
HB1570Criminal Law - Assault on an Elder Adult - PenaltiesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
3/13/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB1579
    (SB0922)
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program Facilities - ASAM Criteria AssessmentsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
3/2/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHealth Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
HB1595Education - Per Pupil Adequacy Target Grant - EstablishedIn the House - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)Ways and Means
3/8/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB1631Commercial Solar Facilities - Vicinity TariffIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic MattersCo-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
HB1659
    (SB0789)
Public Safety - Rifles and Shotguns - PurchasesIn the House - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
3/6/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB1661Task Force to Study Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) Testing TimeIn the House - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/13/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0100
    (SB0199)
Criminal Law - Violent Offenders - Penalties (Accountability for Violent Criminals Act of 2018)In the House - Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
2/6/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0101
    (SB0197)
Crimes - Firearms - PenaltiesIn the House - Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
2/6/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0102
    (SB0198)
Criminal Gang Offenses – Penalties, Procedure, and ElementsIn the House - Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
2/6/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0346
    (SB0297)
Criminal Law - Crime of Violence - Human TraffickingIn the House - Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
2/6/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0347
    (SB0294)
Government Accountability Act of 2018In the House - Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive Nominations
2/26/2018 - 3:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationState Government - General Assembly (P5)
HB0348
    (SB0293)
Commonsense Spending Act of 2018In the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/2/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationOperating Budget (B1)
HB0349
    (SB0296)
Vehicle Laws - Drunk and Drugged Driving - Subsequent Offenders - Felonies (Repeat Drunk Driving Offenders Act of 2018)In the House - Hearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
2/7/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0350
    (SB0300)
Achieving Computer Science Collaborations for Employing Students Statewide (ACCESS) Act of 2018In the House - Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/15/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0351
    (SB0301)
Protect Our Students Act of 2018In the House - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/1/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0352
    (SB0295)
Transparency Act of 2018In the House - Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive Nominations
2/19/2018 - 3:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationState Government - General Assembly (P5)
HB0353
    (SB0298)
Courts - Evidence of Sexually Assaultive Behavior - Admissibility (Repeat Sexual Predator Prevention Act)In the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
1/30/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0354
    (SB0299 / CH0579)
Income Tax Subtraction Modification - Correctional Officers (Hometown Heroes Act of 2018)In the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/21/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0355
    (SB0302)
Accountability in Education Act of 2018In the House - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)Ways and Means
3/1/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
By Request - AdministrationPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0356
    (SB0307)
General Assembly and Congressional Legislative Redistricting and Apportionment CommissionIn the House - Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive Nominations
2/26/2018 - 3:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationState Government - Regulations and Procedures (P3)
HB0357
    (SB0311)
Alcoholic Beverages - Manufacturer's License Fees - AlterationIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/23/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationAlcoholic Beverages - Statewide Bills (A1)
HB0361
    (SB0314)
Bay Restoration Fund - Fee Exemption, Disbursements, and Financial Assistance (Septic Stewardship Act of 2018)In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
2/23/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationEnvironment (M3)
HB0362
    (SB0312)
Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement IncomeIn the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/21/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0363
    (SB0305)
More Jobs for Marylanders Act 2.0In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationEconomic and Community Development (C8)
HB0364
    (SB0310)
CyberMaryland Act of 2018In the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/21/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0431 / CH0379
    (SB0308 / CH0380)
Foster Care Recipients and Unaccompanied Homeless Youth - Employment Program (Fostering Employment Act of 2018)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 379Appropriations
2/15/2018 - 3:00 p.m.
Finance
3/27/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationSocial Services - Generally (O1)

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May 18, 2018 4:00 P.M.