2007 Regular Session

Senator Thomas M. Middleton
District 28

Status of Legislation
Total Number of Bills: 101

    • SB 2

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

      Failed - Vetoed - Duplicate Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Miller, Currie, Astle, Britt, Conway, DeGrange, Dyson, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Hogan, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, and Stone
      Entitled
      State Employees' Rights and Protections Act of 2007
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Appropriations
    • SB 10

      Status as of January 17, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Medicaid Managed Care Pilot Program - Sunset Extension
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 48

      Status as of January 19, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      State Personnel - Certificate of Illness or Disability - Medical Technicians and Signatures
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 50

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 516

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Governor's Appointments Office and Appointing Authorities - Duties
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Appropriations
    • SB 64

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 517

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Young Farmers Advisory Board - Termination Date - Repeal
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Environmental Matters
    • Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Dyson, and Miller
      Entitled
      Electric Cooperatives - Standard Offer Service Supply Contracts
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • SB 87

      Status as of February 28, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Became Law - Bond Bill rolled into Capitol Budget
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Creation of a State Debt - Charles County - Charles County Humane Society
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 117

      Status as of February 28, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Became Law - Bond Bill rolled into Capitol Budget
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Creation of a State Debt - Charles County - Old Waldorf School Community Center
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 137

      Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 129

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Colburn, Dyson, Edwards, Mooney, and Pipkin
      Entitled
      State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program - Eligibility for Enrollment and Participation
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Appropriations
    • SB 181

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 527

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Oral Health Safety Net Program
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 275

      Status as of April 1, 2007: Bill is in the House - Recommit to Committee Judiciary

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton and Munson
      Entitled
      Maryland Tort Claims Act - Employee or Official of the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Judiciary
    • SB 279

      Status as of March 28, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Motor Homes and Travel Trailers - Vehicle Excise Tax - Definitions - Repeal of Sunset
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Ways and Means
    • SB 280

      Status as of February 28, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Became Law - Bond Bill rolled into Capitol Budget
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Creation of a State Debt - Charles County - Mattawoman Creek Art Center
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Dyson, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Maryland Medbank Program - Funding
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 282

      Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 144

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton and Dyson
      Entitled
      Potomac River Fisheries Commission - Commissioner Compensation
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Environmental Matters
    • SB 283

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 541

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Dyson, and Colburn
      Entitled
      Charles County Prostate Cancer Pilot Program
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 284

      Status as of March 21, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Finance

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton and Dyson
      Entitled
      Potomac River Fisheries Commission - Employees and Retirees - Participation in State Health and Welfare Benefits Program
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 335

      Status as of April 10, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 28

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Qualified State Long-Term Care Insurance Partnership - Revisions
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 425

      Status as of February 28, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton and Munson
      Entitled
      Wineries - Special Event Permits - Farmers' Markets
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 426

      Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 152

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Astle, and Forehand
      Entitled
      Maryland Tourism Development Board - Membership
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton and Astle
      Entitled
      Health Insurance - Authorization of Additional Products and Small Group Administrative Discounts and Study
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 485

      Status as of April 10, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 33

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Hogan, Garagiola, Kelley, Klausmeier, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Task Force to Study the Developmental Disabilities Administration Rate Payment Systems
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 530

      Status as of March 21, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Finance

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Motor Vehicle Insurance - Accident Prevention Courses - Discount for Seniors
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 610

      Status as of March 22, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Physicians - Delegation of Duties - Nonphysician Surgical Assistants
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 611

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 511

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Statewide Empowerment Zones for Seniors Commission
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 612

      Status as of February 28, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Became Law - Bond Bill rolled into Capitol Budget
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Creation of a State Debt - Charles County - Lions Camp Merrick
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 728

      Status as of February 28, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Colburn, and Pipkin
      Entitled
      Creation of a State Debt - Talbot County - Rosie Parks Restoration Project
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 741

      Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 348

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Astle, Della, Edwards, Exum, Garagiola, Kelley, Kittleman, Klausmeier, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Office of Cemetery Oversight - Sunset Extension and Program Evaluation
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • SB 760

      Status as of March 14, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Finance

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Telephone Companies - Competitive Services - Tariffs - Exception
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 791

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

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Mental Health - Incarcerated Individuals with Mental Illness
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Judiciary
    • SB 795

      Status as of February 21, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Finance

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Health Care Expansion Program
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 816

      Status as of April 10, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 53

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Charles County - Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Maryland Loan of 2001
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Appropriations
    • SB 824

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 508

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program - Modifications and Sunset Extension
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 864

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 580

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Voice Over Internet Protocol Service
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • SB 902

      Status as of March 29, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Public Health - Mercury-Free Vaccines - Requirements
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 952

      Status as of April 10, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 59

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton and Madaleno
      Entitled
      Health Insurance - Small Group Market - Choice of Policies for Sole Proprietors
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton (By Request)
      Entitled
      Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Information from and Liability of Health Insurance Carriers
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 1022

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 586

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Della, Exum, Garagiola, Kelley, Klausmeier, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Group Life Insurance - Additional Insureds - Domestic Partners
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton
      Entitled
      Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2006 - Charles County - Black Box Theatre
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Appropriations
    • SJ 1

      Status as of February 14, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Conway, Dyson, Hogan, Pugh, Astle, Della, Edwards, Exum, Garagiola, Kelley, Kittleman, Klausmeier, and Pipkin
      Entitled
      Federal Legislation Regarding Medicare Part D and Pharmacy Assistance Programs
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
    • SJ 2

      Status as of February 14, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Astle, Currie, Dyson, Hogan, McFadden, Pugh, Della, Edwards, Exum, Garagiola, Kelley, Kittleman, Klausmeier, and Pipkin
      Entitled
      Federal Reauthorization of the State Children's Health Insurance Program
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Co-sponsored Bills

    • SB 1

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 513

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Miller, Conway, Dyson, McFadden, Kasemeyer, Middleton, Currie, Frosh, Britt, DeGrange, Exum, Forehand, Garagiola, Gladden, Hogan, Jones, Kelley, Lenett, Madaleno, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Stone, Astle, Klausmeier, and Kramer
      Entitled
      Elective Franchise - Early Voting and Polling Places
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Ways and Means
    • SB 44

      Status as of January 17, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Lenett, Conway, Madaleno, Middleton, Pinsky, Robey, and Stone
      Entitled
      Vehicle Laws - Use of Wireless Communication Devices While Driving - Prohibitions
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 54

      Status as of February 7, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Kelley, Britt, Colburn, Conway, DeGrange, Della, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Jones, Kasemeyer, Klausmeier, Kramer, Madaleno, Middleton, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Health - General - Vaccine for Prevention of Cervical Cancer
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 89

      Status as of February 21, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Referred to interim study

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Kelley, Britt, Haines, Klausmeier, Middleton, Miller, Munson, Rosapepe, Stone, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Election Law - Certificate of Candidacy - Address Requirement
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 101

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 503

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Hogan, Middleton, and Miller
      Entitled
      Nursing Facilities - Quality Assessment - Medicaid Reimbursement
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Appropriations and Health and Government Operations
    • SB 107

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 505

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators DeGrange, Garagiola, Hogan, Kasemeyer, Klausmeier, Middleton, Miller, Peters, Rosapepe, Astle, Kelley, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Task Force on Health Care Access and Reimbursement
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • Sponsored By
      The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Currie, Frosh, Hogan, Middleton, Miller, Rosapepe, DeGrange, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kramer, Madaleno, McFadden, Peters, and Robey
      Entitled
      Higher Education - Tuition Affordability Act of 2007
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Appropriations
    • SB 110

      Status as of April 10, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 6

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Middleton, Dyson, Miller, Hogan, and Rosapepe
      Entitled
      Base Realignment and Closure Subcabinet
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Economic Matters and Environmental Matters
    • SB 128

      Status as of April 10, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 12

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Raskin, Britt, Della, Forehand, Garagiola, Lenett, Madaleno, Middleton, Muse, Peters, Pugh, Robey, Rosapepe, Simonaire, Zirkin, and Harris
      Entitled
      Education - Public Schools - Constitution Day and Citizenship Day and Civic Responsibility for Students
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Ways and Means
    • SB 149

      Status as of March 27, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Exum, Garagiola, Gladden, Kelley, Klausmeier, Middleton, Pipkin, Pugh, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Maryland Health Care Access Act of 2007
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 155

      Status as of March 15, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Finance

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Kelley, Astle, Britt, Conway, Della, Exum, Garagiola, Hooper, Jacobs, Klausmeier, Lenett, Middleton, Pugh, and Raskin
      Entitled
      Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Medical Day Care - Reimbursement Rates
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 185

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

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Kelley, Colburn, Della, Hogan, Jones, Middleton, and Raskin
      Entitled
      Maryland Uniform Power of Attorney Act
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 194

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 531

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Kelley, Astle, Garagiola, Klausmeier, and Middleton
      Entitled
      Consumer Protection - Personal Information Protection Act
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • SB 214

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 535

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Colburn, Harris, Jacobs, Jones, Middleton, Munson, Pugh, and Stone
      Entitled
      Criminal Law - Unauthorized Possession of Contraband - Place of Confinement
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Judiciary
    • SB 217

      Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 135

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Astle, Conway, Dyson, Frosh, Middleton, Pinsky, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Vehicle Laws - Special and Commemorative Registration Plates
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Environmental Matters
    • SB 230

      Status as of March 21, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Brinkley, Astle, Colburn, Dyson, Garagiola, Haines, Hogan, Hooper, Jacobs, Kasemeyer, Kittleman, Kramer, Middleton, Miller, Mooney, Munson, Pugh, Robey, Simonaire, and Stoltzfus
      Entitled
      Admissions and Amusement Tax - Exemption for Activities Related to Agricultural Tourism
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Ways and Means
    • SB 231

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

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Hogan, Colburn, DeGrange, Della, Forehand, Garagiola, Jacobs, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, Middleton, Munson, Pinsky, Rosapepe, and Stone
      Entitled
      Education - Funding Formula for Adult Education and Literacy Grants
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 232

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

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Hogan, Astle, Colburn, DeGrange, Della, Dyson, Forehand, Garagiola, Jacobs, Jones, Kasemeyer, Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, Middleton, Munson, and Stone
      Entitled
      Income Tax - Research and Development Tax Credits - Modifications
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 265

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

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators DeGrange, Astle, Brinkley, Currie, Della, Dyson, Hogan, Jones, Klausmeier, Kramer, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Munson, Peters, Robey, Stoltzfus, and Stone
      Entitled
      Building Opportunities for All Students and Teachers (BOAST) in Maryland Tax Credit
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 268

      Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 317

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Conway, Astle, Britt, Brochin, Colburn, Currie, DeGrange, Della, Dyson, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Greenip, Haines, Hogan, Hooper, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett, McFadden, Middleton, Munson, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Stone, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Higher Education - Blind and Print Disabled Students - Instructional Materials
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Ways and Means
    • SB 269

      Status as of April 10, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 25

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Conway, Exum, Garagiola, Kelley, Middleton, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Health Insurance - Collection of Racial and Ethnic Data - Nondiscrimination
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 271

      Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 319

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Edwards, Colburn, Middleton, and Stoltzfus
      Entitled
      Hunting - Exemptions from License and Stamp Requirement
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Environmental Matters
    • SB 302

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 542

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Kelley, Astle, Conway, Currie, Della, Forehand, Garagiola, Hogan, Klausmeier, Middleton, Pinsky, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Money Follows the Person Grant - Report
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • Sponsored By
      Senators Forehand and Middleton
      Entitled
      Motor Carrier Transportation Contracts - Indemnity Agreements Void
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Judiciary
    • Sponsored By
      Senators Exum, Britt, Conway, Currie, Della, Garagiola, Gladden, Jones, Kelley, Klausmeier, McFadden, Middleton, Muse, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Maryland Small Business Development Financing Authority - Financing Limitations
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • SB 339

      Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 145

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pugh, Britt, Brochin, Colburn, Conway, Currie, Della, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Hogan, Hooper, Jones, Kelley, Lenett, McFadden, Middleton, Muse, Raskin, and Robey
      Entitled
      Drug Treatment - Maryland State Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council - Study of the State's Approach to Drug Treatment
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 362

      Status as of April 2, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Finance

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Dyson, Colburn, DeGrange, Greenip, Haines, Harris, Hooper, Middleton, Peters, Pugh, Stoltzfus, and Stone
      Entitled
      Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2007
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 367

      Status as of February 28, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading Economic Matters

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Astle, Edwards, Garagiola, Kelley, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Middleton, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Credit Regulation - Debt Management Services
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • SB 378

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 544

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Dyson, Conway, and Middleton
      Entitled
      State Board of Nursing - Advanced Nurse Practitioners - Membership and Qualifications
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 381

      Status as of February 21, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators DeGrange, Astle, Brinkley, Currie, Della, Dyson, Edwards, Garagiola, Gladden, Greenip, Hogan, Hooper, Jacobs, Klausmeier, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Munson, Peters, Robey, Stoltzfus, and Stone
      Entitled
      Military Service Credit - Eligibility
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 399

      Status as of March 21, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading Economic Matters

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pipkin, Astle, Della, and Middleton
      Entitled
      Business Regulation - State Amusement Ride Safety Advisory Board
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • SB 400

      Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 549

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pipkin, Astle, Della, Exum, Garagiola, Kelley, Klausmeier, Middleton, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Electric Industry Restructuring - Proceedings - Review and Evaluation
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • SB 414

      Status as of April 10, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 30

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Stoltzfus, Colburn, Dyson, Middleton, Pipkin, Stone, Hooper, Harris, and Greenip
      Entitled
      Working Waterfront Commission
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Environmental Matters
    • SB 443

      Status as of March 7, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Colburn, Middleton, and Stoltzfus
      Entitled
      Natural Resources - Hunting Licenses and Stamps - Exemptions
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 464

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

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      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
    • SB 465

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

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pugh, Colburn, Exum, Forehand, Middleton, Munson, Pinsky, Raskin, and Robey
      Entitled
      Vehicle Laws - Motorized Wheelchairs and Scooters - Guidelines
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 466

      Status as of March 22, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pugh, Colburn, Gladden, Klausmeier, McFadden, and Middleton
      Entitled
      Public Schools - Summer Learning Pilot Program
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 473

      Status as of February 23, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Munson and Middleton
      Entitled
      Alcoholic Beverages - Class A Light Wine Licenses - Residency Requirement
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 475

      Status as of March 28, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pinsky, Britt, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Della, Dyson, Forehand, Garagiola, Gladden, Hogan, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Munson, Muse, Peters, Raskin, and Robey
      Entitled
      Task Force on the Policy and Funding Implications of Requiring Passage of the High School Assessment for Graduation
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Ways and Means
    • SB 495

      Status as of April 6, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Stone, Astle, Brochin, DeGrange, Della, Dyson, Forehand, Gladden, Haines, Harris, Hogan, Jacobs, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Middleton, Muse, Raskin, and Simonaire
      Entitled
      Education - Nonpublic Schools - Notification of School Administration of Enrollee with Criminal Record
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Judiciary
    • SB 540

      Status as of February 21, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Klausmeier and Middleton
      Entitled
      Electricity Suppliers - Customer Information
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 566

      Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 163

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Miller, Astle, Garagiola, Kelley, Klausmeier, Middleton, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Public Utility Companies - Generating Stations - Wind
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • Sponsored By
      Senators Jacobs, Dyson, Harris, Hooper, and Middleton
      Entitled
      Children with Disabilities - Voluntary Placement Agreements
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Judiciary
    • SB 616

      Status as of February 21, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Currie, Frosh, Middleton, Conway, Astle, Britt, Edwards, Exum, Forehand, Gladden, Hooper, Jones, Klausmeier, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, and Rosapepe
      Entitled
      Land Preservation and School Construction Assistance Act of 2007
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 634

      Status as of April 10, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 43

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Raskin, Brochin, Middleton, Hogan, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Presidential Elections - Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Ways and Means
    • SB 666

      Status as of February 21, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators McFadden, Astle, Brinkley, Britt, DeGrange, Dyson, Hogan, Klausmeier, Middleton, Munson, Peters, Stoltzfus, and Stone
      Entitled
      Income Tax Credit for Graduate Level Education - Nonpublic School Teachers
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • Sponsored By
      Senators Zirkin, Britt, Colburn, Dyson, Harris, and Middleton
      Entitled
      HIV Testing - Exposure - Forensic Scientist
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 731

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

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Hooper, Astle, Brinkley, Colburn, Dyson, Edwards, Garagiola, Greenip, Haines, Harris, Jacobs, Kittleman, Middleton, Munson, Pipkin, Robey, Simonaire, and Stoltzfus
      Entitled
      Maryland Estate Tax - Exclusions for Family Farms Subject to Agricultural Preservation Easements
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 740

      Status as of February 19, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Dyson and Middleton
      Entitled
      Patient Referrals - Group Practice - Radiology Services
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 809

      Status as of March 26, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Budget and Taxation

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Rosapepe, Britt, Brochin, Colburn, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Della, Dyson, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Jones, Kelley, Klausmeier, Kramer, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Stone, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Tuition Cap and College Opportunity Act of 2007
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 851

      Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 359

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Lenett, Colburn, Dyson, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Middleton, Britt, DeGrange, Hooper, Jones, and McFadden
      Entitled
      Physicians - Unauthorized Practice of Medicine - Penalty
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 909

      Status as of March 2, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Budget and Taxation

      Became Law - Bond Bill rolled into Capitol Budget
      Sponsored By
      Senators Garagiola, Astle, Brinkley, Conway, Currie, Forehand, Frosh, Hogan, Kittleman, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, and Peters
      Entitled
      Creation of a State Debt - Pentagon Memorial
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 933

      Status as of March 28, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Finance

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Astle, Della, Edwards, Exum, Garagiola, Kelley, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Middleton, Pipkin, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Health Insurance - Public Health Plans - Education and Disclosure Requirements
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • Sponsored By
      Senators Klausmeier, Astle, Edwards, Garagiola, Kittleman, Middleton, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Nonprofit Health Service Plans - Boards of Directors - Term Limits and Compensation
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 938

      Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 206

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Hooper, Colburn, Harris, Jones, and Middleton
      Entitled
      Public Health - Injury Reports - Workgroup
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 1034

      Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 302

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Hogan, Astle, Brinkley, Britt, Brochin, Colburn, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Della, Dyson, Edwards, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Haines, Hooper, Jacobs, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Munson, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pipkin, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Simonaire, Stoltzfus, Stone, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Silver Spring District Courthouse - Renaming
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Health and Government Operations
    • SJ 4

      Status as of March 18, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Garagiola, Astle, Della, Edwards, Exum, Kelley, Klausmeier, Middleton, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Veterans Health Care Budget Reform
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
    • SJ 8

      Status as of March 23, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Klausmeier, Astle, Brochin, Dyson, and Middleton
      Entitled
      Federal Legislation Regarding Medicare Part D
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Committee Bills

    • SB 49

      Status as of March 7, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Middleton (Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space/Agricultural Land Preservation) and Senators DeGrange, Edwards, Hooper, and Munson
      Entitled
      Program Open Space - Attainment of Acquisition Goals - Increased Allocation for Local Government
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 720

      Status as of April 10, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 50

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Exum, and Kelley (Unemployment Insurance Oversight Committee)
      Entitled
      Joint Committee on Unemployment Insurance Oversight
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters