2007 Regular Session

Public Safety (E4)

Current Status of Legislation Total number of Bills: 53
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 103

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 590

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Rosenberg, Anderson, Bromwell, Cane, Cardin, Carter, Conaway, Dumais, Gutierrez, Howard, Hubbard, Jones, Morhaim, Ramirez, Shank, Smigiel, Waldstreicher, and Wood
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Eyewitness Identification - Written Policies
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 228

    Status as of February 14, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Riley, James, Bates, Boteler, Bromwell, DeBoy, Dwyer, Glassman, Impallaria, Jennings, Kach, Kelly, Krebs, Kullen, McComas, McDonough, Myers, Stifler, and Wood
    Entitled
    Handguns - Wearing, Carrying, or Transporting - Permits
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 249

    Status as of March 12, 2007: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Dumais, Ali, Barkley, Barve, Bronrott, Elmore, Feldman, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Heller, Hixson, Hucker, Kaiser, Kelly, N. King, Kramer, Lawton, Lee, Levi, Manno, Mizeur, Montgomery, Rice, Rosenberg, Simmons, Smigiel, Sophocleus, Taylor, F. Turner, Valderrama, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Correctional and Juvenile Facilities - Contact with Inmates and Juveniles - Penalties
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 401

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 401

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Barnes, Malone, Ali, Conway, Costa, DeBoy, Frush, Glassman, Hubbard, Jennings, Kipke, Levi, Mathias, Morhaim, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Ross, Stein, Stull, Weir, and Weldon
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Carbon Monoxide Alarms
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 508

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 410

    Sponsored By
    Prince George's County Delegation
    Entitled
    Prince George's County - Fire and Explosive Investigators - Authority PG 319-07
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Vetoed - Policy or Technical

    HB 564

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Vetoed by the Governor - Policy

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Haddaway, Cane, Eckardt, and Mathias
    Entitled
    Dorchester and Talbot Counties - Unattended Marine Vessel Motor Fuel Retail Service Stations at Marinas - Pilot Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 584

    Status as of March 19, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McDonough, Impallaria, and Shewell
    Entitled
    Correctional Facilities - Offenders and Child Sexual Offenders - Diminution Credits
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 611

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 493

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Ross, Gaines, Healey, Barkley, Barnes, Benson, Bronrott, Cane, Davis, DeBoy, Elmore, Frush, Glassman, Haynes, Hecht, Holmes, Hubbard, Hucker, James, Jones, Kaiser, N. King, Lawton, Levi, Levy, Mathias, Montgomery, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Shank, Simmons, Sossi, Stocksdale, Stull, Vaughn, and Weldon
    Entitled
    Public Safety - State Aid for Police Protection Fund - Municipal Sworn Officer Allocation
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 617

    Status as of February 14, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Montgomery County Delegation
    Entitled
    Montgomery County - Firearms Regulations - State Preemption Exemptions MC 710-07
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 675

    Status as of February 27, 2007: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Glassman
    Entitled
    Maryland State Firemen's Association - Volunteer Company Assistance Fund
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 689

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 620

    Sponsored By
    Harford County Delegation
    Entitled
    Maryland Emergency Management Assistance Compact - Emergency Responders
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 726

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 430

    Sponsored By
    Washington County Delegation
    Entitled
    Washington County - Fire Police Appointments
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 896

    Status as of March 12, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates James, Barkley, Bronrott, DeBoy, Donoghue, Dumais, Frank, Griffith, Guzzone, Heller, Hubbard, Kullen, McDonough, Montgomery, Morhaim, Niemann, Riley, Robinson, Shewell, Sossi, Stifler, and Tarrant
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Criminal Gang Task Force and Database
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 900

    Status as of March 12, 2007: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Bronrott
    Entitled
    First Responders Fund
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 910

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 439

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Barkley, Ali, Aumann, Bates, Bohanan, Branch, Bronrott, Carter, G. Clagett, Conway, DeBoy, Dumais, Dwyer, Frank, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Heller, Jones, N. King, Kramer, Lee, McComas, McConkey, Montgomery, Proctor, Ramirez, Robinson, Schuler, Shank, Sophocleus, Stocksdale, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, and Wood
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Correctional Officers - Minimum Age
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 920

    Status as of March 24, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Appropriations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Barkley, Aumann, Bohanan, Branch, Bronrott, G. Clagett, Conway, DeBoy, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Haynes, Heller, James, Jones, Levy, Myers, Proctor, Sophocleus, Stocksdale, F. Turner, and Wood
    Entitled
    Local Police Protection - Funding Restoration
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 927

    Status as of April 4, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Rosenberg
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Emergency Management - Essential Goods and Services
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 946

    Status as of March 5, 2007: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Walkup
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Statewide DNA Data Base System - Sample Collection on Arrest
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 996

    Status as of February 14, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Jameson
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Statewide DNA Data Base System - Sexual Offenses and Kidnapping - Sample Collection on Arrest
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1000

    Status as of March 19, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Stocksdale
    Entitled
    Public Safety - DNA Collection - From Arrested Persons
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1067

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 451

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Anderson (By Request - Baltimore City Administration) and Delegates Branch, Carter, Conaway, Krysiak, Oaks, Rosenberg, and Stukes
    Entitled
    Local Law Enforcement Agencies - Disposal of Personal Property
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1078

    Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 180

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Conway, Elmore, Hammen, Beitzel, Benson, Costa, Donoghue, Elliott, Kach, Kipke, Kullen, McDonough, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Riley, Tarrant, V. Turner, and Weldon
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Maryland State Firemen's Association - Uses of Appropriation
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1190

    Status as of March 22, 2007: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Appropriations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Barnes, Pena-Melnyk, and Frush
    Entitled
    State Aid for Police Protection - Supplemental Grants
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1193

    Status as of March 19, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Judiciary Committee (By Request - Departmental - Public Safety and Correctional Services)
    Entitled
    Police Training Commission - Lapse of Certification
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1203

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 642

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Anderson, Barnes, Dumais, Kelly, Lee, Rosenberg, and Schuler
    Entitled
    Correctional Officers - Reinstatement of Certification After Wrongful Termination
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1206

    Status as of April 10, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 91

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Judiciary Committee (By Request - Departmental - Public Safety and Correctional Services)
    Entitled
    Correctional Services - Inmates and Detainees Who Are Pregnant or Have Newborn Child
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1208

    Status as of March 19, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Judiciary Committee (By Request - Departmental - Public Safety and Correctional Services)
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Police Training Commission - Revocation and Temporary Suspension of Certification
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1211

    Status as of March 24, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Hubbard
    Entitled
    Burglary and Robbery Alarm Systems - Response Verification - Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1301

    Status as of March 30, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Health and Government Operations Committee (By Request - Departmental - Public Safety and Correctional Services)
    Entitled
    Correctional Services - Maryland Correctional Enterprises - Construction Training Programs
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1322

    Status as of March 23, 2007: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Economic Matters Committee (By Request - Departmental - Labor, Licensing and Regulation)
    Entitled
    Commissioner of Labor and Industry - Boiler Safety
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1393

    Status as of March 5, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Burns
    Entitled
    Regulated Firearms - Encoded Ammunition - Tax
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 43

    Status as of March 19, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Lenett, Britt, Conway, Currie, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Jones, Kelley, Kramer, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, and Zirkin
    Entitled
    Maryland Assault Weapons Ban of 2007
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 69

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 518

    Sponsored By
    Senators Jones, Conway, Exum, Gladden, and Kelley
    Entitled
    Task Force to Study Prison Violence in Maryland
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 130

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 492

    Sponsored By
    Senators Peters, Hogan, Britt, Forehand, Garagiola, Klausmeier, Pugh, Raskin, Rosapepe, Madaleno, Robey, Munson, and Jones
    Entitled
    Public Safety - State Aid for Police Protection Fund - Municipal Sworn Officer Allocation
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 139

    Status as of March 23, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Pipkin
    Entitled
    Maryland Video Surveillance Camera Deployment Commission and Fund - Establishment
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Sponsored By
    Senators Kelley, Conway, Exum, Frosh, Hooper, Jones, Muse, Pugh, Raskin, and Stone
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Eyewitness Identification - Written Policies
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 169

    Status as of January 31, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Stone, Brochin, Colburn, Haines, and Jacobs
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Statewide DNA Data Base System - Sample Collection on Arrest
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 361

    Status as of April 5, 2007: Bill is in the House - Third Reading Passed with Amendments

    Sponsored By
    Senators Lenett, Forehand, Britt, Colburn, Conway, Currie, Dyson, Edwards, Frosh, Haines, Hooper, Jones, Kelley, Madaleno, McFadden, Munson, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Simonaire, Stone, and Zirkin
    Entitled
    Cigarette Fire Safety Performance Standard and Firefighter Protection Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 464

    Status as of February 7, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pugh, Britt, Colburn, Exum, Gladden, Harris, Jones, McFadden, Middleton, and Muse
    Entitled
    Correctional Services - Inmates - Mandatory Health Testing
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Vetoed - Policy or Technical

    SB 497

    Status as of May 16, 2007: Vetoed by the Governor - Policy

    Sponsored By
    Senators Haines, Brinkley, Hooper, Jacobs, and Mooney
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Disposal of Handguns Owned by a Law Enforcement Agency
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 535

    Status as of April 6, 2007: Bill is in the House - Second Reading Passed

    Sponsored By
    Senators Klausmeier and Exum
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Carbon Monoxide Alarms
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 563

    Status as of February 7, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Haines, Brochin, Harris, Hooper, and Stone
    Entitled
    Criminal Law - Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Crime of Violence or a Felony
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Sponsored By
    Senator Jacobs
    Entitled
    Maryland Emergency Management Assistance Compact - Emergency Responders
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 589

    Status as of March 12, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Garagiola, Colburn, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Dyson, Jacobs, Munson, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    First Responders Fund
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 655

    Status as of March 22, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    Senators Muse and Kramer
    Entitled
    Task Force to Study the Feasibility of Establishing a State Police Barrack in Legislative District 26
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 658

    Status as of March 12, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    Senators DeGrange, Jones, Madaleno, McFadden, Munson, and Robey
    Entitled
    Local Police Protection - Funding Restoration
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Sponsored By
    Senators McFadden and Gladden (By Request - Baltimore City Administration)
    Entitled
    Local Law Enforcement Agencies - Disposal of Personal Property
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 701

    Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 179

    Sponsored By
    Senator Dyson
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Maryland State Firemen's Association - Uses of Appropriation
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 762

    Status as of February 28, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Hooper, Astle, Colburn, Greenip, Harris, Jacobs, Mooney, and Stone
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Handgun Permits - Repeal of Finding Requirement
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 802

    Status as of April 9, 2007: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Senator Pugh
    Entitled
    Baltimore City - Released Inmates - Identification Card Pilot Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 895

    Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 203

    Sponsored By
    Senator DeGrange
    Entitled
    Public Safety Employees Killed in the Performance of Duties - Public Safety Aviation Employees - Death Benefits
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
    House: Appropriations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 974

    Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 210

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Judicial Proceedings Committee (By Request - Departmental - State Police)
    Entitled
    Department of State Police - Disposal of Property - Holding Period
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 1027

    Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 220

    Sponsored By
    Senator Gladden
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Race-Based Traffic Stops - Sunset Extension and Reporting Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Environmental Matters