2007 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 314

File Code: Human Relations Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 678
Sponsored By:
Delegates Rosenberg, Benson, Doory, Montgomery, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Kullen, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, and V. Turner
Entitled:
Maryland Human Relations Commission - Hearings and Civil Actions - Relief

Synopsis:

Altering provisions of the Maryland Human Relations Commission law; requiring specified cases to be heard by an administrative law judge, rather than a hearing examiner; requiring that a complaint of discrimination and specified documents be certified to the general counsel of the Commission rather than the Commission chairman; altering the circumstances under which a certification is required to be made; expanding the relief available for specified acts of discrimination; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
1/31
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 2/7 at 1:00 p.m.
3/22
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
3/20
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/21
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
3/28
Returned Passed
Senate Action
3/23
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
3/30
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
3/28
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/29
Third Reading Passed (39-8)
Action after passage in House and Senate
4/24
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 177

Sponsored by:

Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Hearings, Office of
Alternative Dispute Resolution -see also- Arbitra; Mediation
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Damages
Discrimination
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Hearings
Human Relations Commission
Judges
Juries -see also- Grand Juries
Notices
Trials
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 49B Human Relations Commission
( 11 , 11A , 11B , 11C , 11D )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Attorney General Letter (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
House
Number: 826281/01     Offered on: March 23, 2007   at: 10:53 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 21, 2007: Third Reading Passed (137-0)
Senate
March 29, 2007: Third Reading Passed (39-8)