2012 Regular Session

Senator J. B. Jennings
District 7

Status of Legislation
Total Number of Bills: 51

    • SB 85

      Status as of April 10, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 16

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Jennings and Getty
      Entitled
      Election Law - Baltimore County Republican Party Central Committee - Election of Chairman
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Ways and Means
    • SB 286

      Status as of March 12, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Judicial Proceedings

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jennings
      Entitled
      State Highway Administration - Outdoor Sign Permits - Issuance to Business Enterprises During Highway Construction Projects
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 287

      Status as of February 27, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Finance

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Jennings and Shank
      Entitled
      Family Investment Program - Eligibility - Drug Testing
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 382

      Status as of March 19, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jennings
      Entitled
      State Highway Administration - Roundabouts - Displaying Flag of the United States
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 394

      Status as of March 21, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Finance

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jennings
      Entitled
      Medical Laboratories - Laboratory Test and Clinical Laboratory Fees - Schedule
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 395

      Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 224

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jennings
      Entitled
      Health Occupations - Public Disclosure of Professional Credentials and Reports on Advertising Regulations and Policies
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 411

      Status as of February 1, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jennings
      Entitled
      Criminal Procedure - Maryland Victim Information & Notification Everyday (VINE) Services - Contact Information
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 412

      Status as of February 1, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jennings
      Entitled
      Election Law - Polling Places - Proof of Identity
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 615

      Status as of February 8, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jennings
      Entitled
      Legislative Audits - Joint Audit Committee Recommendations
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 616

      Status as of April 9, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jennings
      Entitled
      Commission to Study the Retirement of Judges
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Judiciary
    • SB 617

      Status as of February 8, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jennings
      Entitled
      Legislative Audits - Reports - Electronic Access
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 618

      Status as of February 8, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jennings
      Entitled
      State Government - Notaries Public - Revisions
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 619

      Status as of February 27, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Budget and Taxation

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jennings
      Entitled
      Dedicated Funds - Prohibition of Transfer
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 620

      Status as of February 8, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jennings
      Entitled
      Family Law - Support Enforcement - Definition of Earnings
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 738

      Status as of March 7, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jennings
      Entitled
      State Real Estate Commission - Regulation of Business Brokers
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 1011

      Status as of February 29, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jennings
      Entitled
      Election Law - Declaration of Intent - Establishment of Campaign Finance Entity
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 1033

      Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 338

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jennings
      Entitled
      Election Law - Campaign Finance - Requirements
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Ways and Means

    Co-sponsored Bills

    • SB 5

      Status as of March 26, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Jacobs, Glassman, and Jennings
      Entitled
      Harford County Property Tax Credit - Homes Near a Refuse Disposal System - Extension to Additional Properties
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Ways and Means
    • Sponsored By
      Senators Glassman, Jacobs, and Jennings
      Entitled
      Harford County - Alcoholic Beverages Licenses - Class C-3 Club License
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Economic Matters
    • SB 67

      Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 459

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Glassman, Jacobs, and Jennings
      Entitled
      Harford County - Alcoholic Beverages Licenses - Residency Requirement for Applicants
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Economic Matters
    • Sponsored By
      Senators Glassman, Jacobs, and Jennings
      Entitled
      Harford County - Alcoholic Beverages - Wine Festival License
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Economic Matters
    • SB 69

      Status as of February 1, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Brochin, Jennings, and Stone
      Entitled
      Elections - Early Voting - Dates
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 166

      Status as of March 27, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Glassman, Jacobs, and Jennings
      Entitled
      Harford County - Charitable Gaming
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
    • SB 233

      Status as of February 27, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Budget and Taxation

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Jacobs, Colburn, Glassman, Jennings, Kittleman, Reilly, and Young
      Entitled
      Transportation Trust Fund - Appropriation of General Fund Surplus
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 260

      Status as of February 27, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Budget and Taxation

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Glassman, Jacobs, Jennings, and Pipkin
      Entitled
      Cecil-Harford Highway Impact Revenue Account
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation and Finance
    • SB 261

      Status as of March 28, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Appropriations

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Glassman, Jacobs, and Jennings
      Entitled
      Northeast Maryland Higher Education Advisory Board
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Appropriations
    • SB 276

      Status as of April 10, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 50

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Mathias, Colburn, Currie, DeGrange, Edwards, Garagiola, Jennings, Middleton, Peters, Robey, Forehand, Getty, Jacobs, Stone, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Drivers' Licenses and Identification Cards - Notation of Veteran Status
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Environmental Matters
    • SB 292

      Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 475

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Garagiola, Astle, Benson, Brinkley, Colburn, DeGrange, Dyson, Ferguson, Forehand, Frosh, Glassman, Jacobs, Jennings, Kasemeyer, King, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, Middleton, Miller, Muse, Peters, Pipkin, Pugh, Ramirez, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Simonaire, Stone, Young, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Education - Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts Scholarship - Extension
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Ways and Means
    • SB 293

      Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 476

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Miller, Kittleman, Benson, Brinkley, Colburn, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Edwards, Ferguson, Forehand, Garagiola, Getty, Glassman, Jacobs, Jennings, Jones-Rodwell, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, McFadden, Montgomery, Peters, Pipkin, Pugh, Ramirez, Raskin, Robey, Shank, Stone, Young, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Education - Core Content Areas - Accountability Program
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Ways and Means
    • SB 294

      Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 448

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Miller, Young, Astle, Benson, Brinkley, Colburn, DeGrange, Dyson, Edwards, Garagiola, Getty, Glassman, Jacobs, Jennings, Kasemeyer, King, Klausmeier, Manno, Mathias, McFadden, Middleton, Montgomery, Peters, Pinsky, Pipkin, Reilly, Robey, Shank, Stone, Forehand, Jones-Rodwell, Kittleman, and Simonaire
      Entitled
      Family Farm Preservation Act of 2012
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Ways and Means
    • SB 295

      Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 208

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Astle, Klausmeier, Miller, Benson, Brinkley, Colburn, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Edwards, Ferguson, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Getty, Jacobs, Jennings, Jones-Rodwell, Kelley, King, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, McFadden, Middleton, Montgomery, Peters, Pinsky, Pipkin, Pugh, Ramirez, Raskin, Reilly, Robey, Shank, Stone, Young, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Commercial Law - Security Freezes - Minors and Protected Persons
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • SB 317

      Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 214

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pugh, Astle, Ferguson, Gladden, Glassman, Jennings, King, Kittleman, Madaleno, Manno, Middleton, Mathias, Montgomery, Muse, Raskin, Rosapepe, Shank, and Stone
      Entitled
      Retail Pet Stores - Sales of Dogs - Required Records, Health Disclosures, and Purchaser Remedies
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • SB 324

      Status as of February 8, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Young, Reilly, Brinkley, Colburn, Edwards, Forehand, Garagiola, Glassman, Jacobs, Jennings, Kasemeyer, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Mathias, Middleton, Miller, Pipkin, Robey, Shank, and Simonaire
      Entitled
      Estate Tax - Exclusion of Qualified Agricultural Property
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 330

      Status as of February 28, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Glassman, Astle, Brinkley, Colburn, Edwards, Jacobs, Jennings, Kittleman, Montgomery, and Shank
      Entitled
      Agriculture - Total Maximum Daily Load - Regulations
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 365

      Status as of May 22, 2012: Vetoed by the Governor - Technical

      Failed - Vetoed - Policy or Technical
      Sponsored By
      Senators Garagiola, Astle, Benson, Colburn, Currie, DeGrange, Dyson, Ferguson, Forehand, Frosh, Glassman, Jennings, Kasemeyer, King, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, Middleton, Peters, Pipkin, Pugh, Ramirez, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Stone, Young, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Higher Education - The Charles W. Riley Fire and Emergency Medical Services Scholarship
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Ways and Means
    • SB 402

      Status as of February 8, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Brinkley, Brochin, Colburn, Dyson, Edwards, Glassman, Jacobs, Jennings, Klausmeier, Mathias, Reilly, Shank, and Simonaire
      Entitled
      Maryland Estate Tax - Unified Credit
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 403

      Status as of February 8, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Brinkley, Colburn, Edwards, Glassman, Jacobs, Jennings, Shank, and Simonaire
      Entitled
      Transportation Trust Fund - Dedicated Highway Funds
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 407

      Status as of April 1, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Zirkin and Jennings
      Entitled
      Baltimore County - Board of Education - Selection of Members
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
    • SB 428

      Status as of February 28, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Glassman, Garagiola, Jennings, Klausmeier, and Middleton
      Entitled
      Commission to Study Expanding the Voluntary Agricultural Nutrient Credit Certification Program
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 532

      Status as of April 5, 2012: Bill is in the House - Second Reading Passed

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Astle, Brinkley, Colburn, DeGrange, Dyson, Edwards, Getty, Glassman, Jacobs, Jennings, Kittleman, Mathias, Peters, Pipkin, Reilly, Robey, Shank, and Simonaire
      Entitled
      Department of Planning - State Development Plan - Use and Conflicts of Law
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Environmental Matters
    • SB 544

      Status as of April 6, 2012: Bill is in the House - Second Reading Passed

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Ramirez, Raskin, Benson, Brinkley, Brochin, Colburn, Currie, DeGrange, Ferguson, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Glassman, Jacobs, Jennings, King, Kittleman, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, Middleton, Miller, Montgomery, Peters, Pinsky, Reilly, Robey, Rosapepe, Shank, Simonaire, Stone, Young, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Elected Officials - Removal from Office - Crimes
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Environmental Matters
    • SB 567

      Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 261

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators King, Colburn, Currie, Garagiola, Glassman, Jennings, Manno, McFadden, and Robey
      Entitled
      Communications Taxes - Reform Commission
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Ways and Means
    • SB 579

      Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 542

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Glassman, Brinkley, Colburn, Jacobs, Kelley, Middleton, Montgomery, Robey, Rosapepe, Dyson, Jennings, Pinsky, and Young
      Entitled
      Alcoholic Beverages - Farm Brewery Manufacturer's License
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Economic Matters
    • SB 581

      Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 263

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Stone, Brochin, Klausmeier, Zirkin, and Jennings
      Entitled
      Maryland Historical Trust - National Register of Historic Places - Essex Skypark
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Environmental Matters
    • SB 621

      Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 552

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Shank, Jennings, Simonaire, Young, Mathias, and Montgomery
      Entitled
      Public Schools - Epinephrine Availability and Use - Policy Requirements
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Ways and Means
    • SB 804

      Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 305

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Brinkley, Colburn, Glassman, Jennings, Robey, and Stone
      Entitled
      Human Services - Service Animal Trainers - Nondiscrimination
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 805

      Status as of February 15, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Brinkley, Brochin, Colburn, Getty, Glassman, Jennings, Kittleman, Muse, Reilly, and Shank
      Entitled
      Maryland Constitution - Congressional Districts - Requirements as to Territory, Form, and Boundaries
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 976

      Status as of April 6, 2012: Bill is in the House - Second Reading Passed

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Astle, Brinkley, Colburn, Dyson, Edwards, Garagiola, Getty, Glassman, Jennings, Klausmeier, Manno, Mathias, Miller, Pipkin, Zirkin, Kasemeyer, Currie, DeGrange, Jones-Rodwell, King, Madaleno, McFadden, and Peters
      Entitled
      Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Enhanced Agricultural Management Equipment
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Ways and Means
    • SB 993

      Status as of March 7, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Judicial Proceedings

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Raskin, Astle, Benson, Forehand, Jennings, King, Madaleno, Montgomery, Pinsky, Pugh, and Young
      Entitled
      Crimes - Human Trafficking of Minor - Defenses
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 995

      Status as of April 9, 2012: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Health and Government Operations

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Brinkley, Raskin, Colburn, Currie, Forehand, Jacobs, Jennings, Jones-Rodwell, Kelley, King, Kittleman, Madaleno, Mathias, Montgomery, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Robey, Rosapepe, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Medical Marijuana - Caregivers - Certificate of Qualifying Patient
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Health and Government Operations and Judiciary
    • SB 1096

      Status as of March 22, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Judicial Proceedings

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Simonaire, Astle, Benson, Brochin, Conway, Currie, Dyson, Edwards, Ferguson, Gladden, Glassman, Jacobs, Jennings, Jones-Rodwell, King, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Montgomery, Peters, Pinsky, Pipkin, Pugh, Raskin, Reilly, Robey, Rosapepe, Shank, Stone, and Young
      Entitled
      Criminal Law - Aggravated Animal Cruelty - Bait Dogs
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings