2007 Regular Session

General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Legislative Policy Committee.

Status of Legislation
Total number of Bills: 40

  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 85

    Status as of January 22, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Simmons, G. Clagett, Jones, McIntosh, and Vallario
    Entitled
    General Assembly - Legislative Inquiries and Examinations
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 166

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Pendergrass, Goldwater, Guzzone, Harrison, Heller, James, and Weir
    Entitled
    Video Lottery Terminals - Constitutional Amendment Subject to Voter Approval
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 201

    Status as of February 20, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    The Speaker and Delegates Hixson, Barve, Cardin, Doory, Ivey, N. King, Ross, Beidle, Benson, Branch, Bronrott, Cane, V. Clagett, Conway, Davis, Dumais, Gaines, Glenn, Griffith, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Hammen, Harrison, Haynes, Healey, Hecht, Howard, Hucker, Jameson, Jones, Kaiser, Kirk, Krysiak, Lawton, Lee, Levi, Love, Manno, Mizeur, Montgomery, Murphy, Olszewski, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Proctor, Ramirez, Rice, Sophocleus, Stukes, Tarrant, F. Turner, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, and Walker
    Entitled
    Elective Franchise - Authority to Establish Early Voting
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 204

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 295

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Rice, Ali, Barkley, Barnes, Bronrott, Cardin, Dumais, Feldman, Gutierrez, Hixson, Hucker, Ivey, N. King, Kipke, Kramer, Lawton, Manno, Mizeur, Olszewski, Pena-Melnyk, Ross, Schuler, Stukes, Tarrant, Taylor, Valderrama, Vaughn, Waldstreicher, Walker, Bartlett, Barve, Elmore, George, Gilchrist, Howard, Jennings, Kaiser, Krebs, McKee, Murphy, and F. Turner
    Entitled
    Higher Education - Study of the Cost of Textbooks for Higher Education
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 209

    Status as of February 27, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Howard, Benson, Braveboy, Holmes, Niemann, Ross, and Vaughn
    Entitled
    Ethics - Complaints - Copy to Legislator
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 227

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 383

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hixson, Barve, Doory, Elmore, Gilchrist, Howard, Ivey, Kaiser, N. King, Olszewski, Rice, Stukes, and Walker
    Entitled
    Maryland Transportation Authority - Public-Private Partnerships
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 260

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Impallaria and McDonough
    Entitled
    Maryland Gaming Commission Act of 2007
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 288

    Status as of February 21, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hixson, Hubbard, Nathan-Pulliam, Ali, Anderson, Barnes, Benson, Bobo, Bronrott, Burns, Cane, Carter, G. Clagett, V. Clagett, Conaway, Dumais, Feldman, Frush, Gaines, Glenn, Goldwater, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Harrison, Haynes, Healey, Hecht, Heller, Holmes, Howard, Hucker, Ivey, Jones, N. King, Kirk, Krysiak, Lafferty, Lawton, Lee, Manno, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Ramirez, Rice, Robinson, Rosenberg, Simmons, Stein, Stukes, Tarrant, Taylor, F. Turner, Valderrama, Vaughn, and Walker
    Entitled
    Healthy Maryland Initiative
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations and Ways and Means
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 469

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Smigiel
    Entitled
    Task Force to Study Judicial Involvement with the Legislative Process
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 731

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Cardin, Ali, Anderson, Barkley, Barnes, Benson, Bobo, Bromwell, V. Clagett, Feldman, Gaines, Gutierrez, Heller, Hixson, Hubbard, Hucker, Jones, N. King, Lawton, Lee, Manno, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Proctor, Rosenberg, Ross, Schuler, Stein, F. Turner, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Election Law - Public Campaign Financing Act for Candidates for the General Assembly
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 732

    Status as of March 22, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Barve and Hixson
    Entitled
    Elections - Runoff Elections
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 753

    Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 254

    Sponsored By
    Washington County Delegation
    Entitled
    Washington County Board of County Commissioners - Violations of Civil Offenses - Authority
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 842

    Status as of February 12, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Boteler, Aumann, Bates, Beitzel, Frank, George, Impallaria, Kach, Krebs, McConkey, McDonough, McKee, Miller, Riley, Schuler, Shewell, Sossi, Stifler, Stocksdale, Stull, and Weir
    Entitled
    Real Property - Eminent Domain - Limitations on Condemnation Authority
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 864

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Benson, Anderson, Bobo, Braveboy, Burns, Conaway, Davis, Gilchrist, Glenn, Holmes, Howard, Jones, Kirk, Lawton, Montgomery, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Oaks, Rosenberg, Stukes, Vaughn, and Weir
    Entitled
    Equal Employment Opportunity Office - Independent Unit
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 885

    Status as of April 9, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McDonough, Aumann, Bartlett, Beitzel, Boteler, Bromwell, Costa, Dwyer, Eckardt, Elliott, Elmore, Frank, George, Glassman, Impallaria, Jennings, Kach, Kelly, J. King, Kipke, Krebs, McComas, McKee, Minnick, O'Donnell, Schuh, Shank, Shewell, Smigiel, Sossi, Stocksdale, Weir, and Wood
    Entitled
    English Language - Formal Recognition
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 909

    Status as of April 4, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Bronrott, Ali, Barkley, Barnes, Barve, Beidle, Bobo, Burns, Cane, Cardin, V. Clagett, Dumais, Elmore, Feldman, Frush, Gaines, George, Gilchrist, Glenn, Goldwater, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Harrison, Healey, Hecht, Heller, Hixson, Holmes, Howard, Hubbard, Hucker, Kaiser, N. King, Kirk, Kramer, Krysiak, Lafferty, Lawton, Lee, Love, Manno, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Riley, Rosenberg, Shewell, Stein, Taylor, F. Turner, Vaughn, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Maryland Energy Efficiency Standards Act of 2007
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Senate Rules
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1016

    Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 120

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hecht, Barkley, Barnes, Bartlett, Beidle, Bobo, Bohanan, Bronrott, Cane, G. Clagett, V. Clagett, Conaway, Conway, Davis, DeBoy, Donoghue, Doory, Elliott, Feldman, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Harrison, Heller, Hubbard, Hucker, James, Jones, Kaiser, N. King, Kirk, Kramer, Krysiak, Kullen, Lawton, Levy, Love, Malone, Manno, Mathias, McHale, McIntosh, Minnick, Mizeur, Montgomery, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Rice, Riley, Robinson, Rudolph, Stull, Taylor, F. Turner, Walker, Weldon, Burns, Haddaway, and Vaughn
    Entitled
    Electricity - Net Energy Metering - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Solar Energy
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance and Budget and Taxation
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1031

    Status as of April 10, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 51

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Taylor (Unemployment Insurance Oversight Committee)
    Entitled
    Joint Committee on Unemployment Insurance Oversight
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1060

    Status as of February 28, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Mizeur, Aumann, Benson, Costa, Elliott, Hubbard, Kullen, Montgomery, Morhaim, Pena-Melnyk, Stocksdale, and Vaughn
    Entitled
    Medicaid Transparency Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1199

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 641

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hixson, N. King, Bartlett, Barve, Cardin, Doory, Elmore, George, Gilchrist, Howard, Ivey, Jennings, Kaiser, Krebs, McKee, Murphy, Olszewski, Rice, Ross, Stukes, and Walker
    Entitled
    Education - Maryland Meals for Achievement In-Classroom Breakfast Program - Eligibility
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1320

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 469

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Davis, Rudolph, Braveboy, Burns, Feldman, Haddaway, Harrison, Hecht, Impallaria, Jameson, J. King, Krysiak, Love, Manno, Mathias, McHale, Minnick, Stifler, Taylor, Vaughn, and Walkup
    Entitled
    Joint Committee on Base Realignment and Closure
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 1

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

    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
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 79

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

    Sponsored By
    Senators Kelley, Brochin, and Stone
    Entitled
    Baltimore County - Board of Education - Membership
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 179

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

    Sponsored By
    Senators Kittleman and Brochin
    Entitled
    Robert Kittleman Scholarship Reform Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 207

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

    Sponsored By
    Senators Jones, Britt, Conway, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Lenett, Madaleno, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, and Zirkin
    Entitled
    Healthy Maryland Initiative
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance and Budget and Taxation
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 222

    Status as of March 6, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Kittleman
    Entitled
    State Government - Notary Public - Appointment
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 384

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 546

    Sponsored By
    Senator Frosh
    Entitled
    General Assembly - Legislative Inquiries and Examinations
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 418

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 551

    Sponsored By
    The President (By Request - Department of Legislative Services)
    Entitled
    State Government - Submission of Publications to the General Assembly - Procedures
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 487

    Status as of February 14, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Harris and Kittleman
    Entitled
    The Initiative
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 515

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 334

    Sponsored By
    Senator Kramer (Chair, Joint Committee on Pensions)
    Entitled
    State Retirement and Pension System - Administration - Simplification
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 546

    Status as of April 2, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Second Reading Failed

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pinsky, Britt, Conway, Currie, Frosh, Gladden, Jones, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Peters, Raskin, Robey, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Election Law - Public Campaign Financing Act for Candidates for the General Assembly
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 604

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 339

    Sponsored By
    Senator Forehand
    Entitled
    Higher Education - Senatorial Scholarships
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 674

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 568

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pinsky, Britt, Della, Dyson, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Jones, Kelley, Lenett, Pugh, and Zirkin
    Entitled
    Maryland Energy Efficiency Standards Act of 2007
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs and Finance
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 720

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

    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
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 739

    Status as of April 2, 2007: Bill is in the House - Third Reading Passed with Amendments

    Sponsored By
    Senators Simonaire, Brinkley, Brochin, Colburn, Conway, Della, Edwards, Forehand, Frosh, Greenip, Haines, Harris, Hooper, Jacobs, Jones, Kittleman, Kramer, Lenett, Munson, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Stone, and Zirkin
    Entitled
    Legislative Scholarships Integrity Act of 2007
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 799

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

    Sponsored By
    Senator Forehand
    Entitled
    REAL ID Act of 2005 - Implementation by Regulation or Policy - Prohibition
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 907

    Status as of May 27, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 652

    Sponsored By
    Senators Currie, Hogan, and McFadden
    Entitled
    Budget Accountability - Master Plans and Evaluations
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 943

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

    Sponsored By
    Senators Hooper, Colburn, Greenip, Harris, and Mooney
    Entitled
    English Language - Formal Recognition
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 999

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 368

    Sponsored By
    Senator Kramer (Chair, Joint Committee on Pensions)
    Entitled
    State Retirement and Pension System - Investment Oversight
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SS 1

    Status as of March 8, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules

    Sponsored By
    Senator Muse
    Entitled
    Department of Juvenile Services - Allegations of Discrimination and Harassment - Legislative Investigating Committee
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Senate Rules