2009 Regular Session

Senator Verna L. Jones
District 44

Status of Legislation
Total Number of Bills: 90

    • SB 203

      Status as of March 9, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Judicial Proceedings

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Jones and Muse
      Entitled
      Residential Property - Foreclosure - Notice to Occupants
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 248

      Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 46

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Jones, Conway, Currie, Gladden, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Peters, Pugh, Colburn, Dyson, Exum, Greenip, Harrington, Harris, Kelley, and Lenett
      Entitled
      State Government - Commemorative Days - Negro Baseball League
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 249

      Status as of January 28, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jones (Chair, Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds) and Senators Currie, Forehand, and Haines
      Entitled
      Data Warehouse - Agency Data Sharing
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 456

      Status as of March 4, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Became Law - Bond Bill rolled into Capital Budget
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jones
      Entitled
      Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore City - Garrett-Jacobs Mansion
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 457

      Status as of March 16, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jones (Chair, Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds) and Senators Currie, Forehand, and Haines
      Entitled
      State Government - Maryland Tort Claims Act - Malice or Gross Negligence
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • Sponsored By
      Senator Jones (Chair, Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds) and Senators Currie, Forehand, and Haines
      Entitled
      State Treasurer - Local Government Units - Local Debt Policies
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Appropriations
    • SB 517

      Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 273

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jones (Chair, Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds) and Senators Currie, Forehand, and Haines
      Entitled
      State Debt - Annuity Bond Fund - Payment of Fiscal Agents
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Appropriations
    • SB 544

      Status as of March 12, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Jones and Conway
      Entitled
      Historically Black Institutions - State Funding - Blount-Rawlings-Britt HBI Comparability Program
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 556

      Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 558

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Jones, Miller, Brinkley, Colburn, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Glassman, Greenip, Haines, Harrington, Harris, Jacobs, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Munson, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Simonaire, Stoltzfus, Stone, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      State Funding Accountability Act
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Appropriations
    • SB 578

      Status as of March 4, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Became Law - Bond Bill rolled into Capital Budget
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jones
      Entitled
      Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore City - Academy of Success Community Empowerment Center
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 579

      Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 81

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jones (Chair, Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds) and Senators Currie, Forehand, and Haines
      Entitled
      State Checks - Electronic Publication of Payee Names
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Appropriations
    • SB 610

      Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jones (Chair, Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds) and Senators Currie, Forehand, and Haines
      Entitled
      State Treasury - Permissible Investments of State Money
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 611

      Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 292

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Jones, Conway, Harrington, Muse, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Minority Business Enterprise Program - Prohibitions
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 612

      Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - 1st Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Jones and Conway
      Entitled
      Procurement - Minority Business Enterprise Program - Contracting Modification
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 813

      Status as of February 26, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jones
      Entitled
      Health Care Affordability Act of 2009
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance and Budget and Taxation
    • SB 817

      Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 102

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jones
      Entitled
      Task Force to Study Prison Violence in Maryland - Reconstitution
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Judiciary
    • SB 818

      Status as of February 25, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Jones and McFadden
      Entitled
      General Obligation Bonds - Required Reports
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 885

      Status as of April 6, 2009: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Economic Matters

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Jones and McFadden
      Entitled
      Baltimore City Charter - East Baltimore Community Benefits District
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Economic Matters and Ways and Means
    • SB 890

      Status as of April 8, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Finance

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jones
      Entitled
      Maryland Community Enhancement Transit-Oriented Development Fund
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 976

      Status as of March 9, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jones
      Entitled
      Baltimore City - 44th Legislative District Alcoholic Beverages - Beer, Wine, and Liquor Tasting License
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 996

      Status as of March 5, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Budget and Taxation

      Became Law - Bond Bill rolled into Capital Budget
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jones
      Entitled
      Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore City - Southwest Senior and Community Multipurpose Center
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 1060

      Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 649

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Jones (Chair, Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds) and Senators Currie, Forehand, and Haines
      Entitled
      General Obligation Bonds - Method of Sale by Board of Public Works
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Appropriations

    Co-sponsored Bills

    • SB 7

      Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 7

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Glassman, Colburn, Conway, Dyson, Garagiola, Greenip, Harrington, Harris, Jacobs, Jones, Klausmeier, Lenett, and Stone
      Entitled
      State Government - Flags - Made in USA
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 44

      Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 506

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Peters, Harris, Astle, Brinkley, Brochin, Colburn, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Della, Dyson, Edwards, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Glassman, Greenip, Haines, Harrington, Jacobs, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Mooney, Munson, Muse, Pinsky, Pipkin, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Simonaire, Stoltzfus, Stone, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Sales and Use Tax - Exemption - Veterans' Organizations
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Ways and Means
    • SB 65

      Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 15

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Chair, Budget and Taxation Committee (By Request - Departmental - Transportation) and Senators Kasemeyer, McFadden, Robey, Brinkley, Edwards, Jones, King, Kramer, Madaleno, Munson, Peters, Stoltzfus, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      State Retirement and Pension System - Line of Duty Death Benefits - Maryland Transportation Authority Employees
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Appropriations
    • Sponsored By
      Chair, Budget and Taxation Committee (By Request - Departmental - Comptroller) and Senator Jones (Chair, Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds)
      Entitled
      Income Tax - Mandatory Income Tax Return Preparer Requirements
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Ways and Means
    • SB 121

      Status as of March 16, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Kelley, Astle, Brochin, Colburn, Conway, Currie, Della, Dyson, Forehand, Glassman, Jones, Lenett, Madaleno, Middleton, Robey, and Stone
      Entitled
      Child Protection - Mandatory Reporting of Children Regularly in Contact with Persons Convicted of Child Sexual Abuse
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 143

      Status as of March 10, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Lenett, Conway, Currie, Dyson, Garagiola, Harrington, Jones, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Robey, and Rosapepe
      Entitled
      Vehicle Laws - Use of Wireless Communication Devices While Driving - Prohibitions
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 148

      Status as of February 23, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Kelley, Conway, Garagiola, Greenip, Harrington, Jones, King, Klausmeier, Lenett, Peters, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Criminal Law - Mail Theft - Penalty
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 149

      Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 34

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Kelley, Conway, Forehand, Glassman, Greenip, Jacobs, Jones, King, Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Maryland Commission for Women - Appointment of Members
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 176

      Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 213

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pugh, Conway, Gladden, Jones, and McFadden
      Entitled
      Education - Baltimore City Community College - Academic Facility Bonds
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Appropriations
    • SB 188

      Status as of March 25, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Economic Matters

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pugh, Exum, Frosh, Garagiola, Glassman, Harrington, Jones, Kelley, Klausmeier, Lenett, McFadden, Peters, and Stone
      Entitled
      Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Fund - Allocation of Funds - Low-Income Renewable Energy Programs
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • SB 211

      Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 222

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pugh, Currie, Exum, Forehand, Lenett, McFadden, Muse, Peters, and Jones
      Entitled
      Minority Business Enterprise Program - Participation by Race or Gender
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 216

      Status as of April 13, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Health and Government Operations

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Simonaire, Brinkley, Brochin, Colburn, Della, Edwards, Forehand, Frosh, Gladden, Glassman, Greenip, Haines, Harrington, Harris, Jacobs, Kelley, King, Kittleman, Lenett, Madaleno, Mooney, Muse, Peters, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Stoltzfus, Stone, Garagiola, Jones, Kramer, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Munson, Pipkin, Pugh, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      State Government - Commemorative Day - Young Heroes Day
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Health and Government Operations
    • Sponsored By
      Senators McFadden and Jones (By Request - Baltimore City Administration)
      Entitled
      Baltimore City - Newly Constructed Dwelling Property Tax Credit - Modification and Reauthorization
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Ways and Means
    • SB 234

      Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 526

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators King, Conway, Currie, Della, Exum, Harrington, Jones, Kasemeyer, Lenett, Madaleno, Peters, Pugh, Raskin, and Robey
      Entitled
      Education - Maryland's Preschool for All Business Plan - Final Report Requirements
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation and Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Ways and Means
    • SB 264

      Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 187

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Kelley, Exum, Klausmeier, Conway, Gladden, Jones, King, Madaleno, Pinsky, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, and Lenett
      Entitled
      State Employees - Collective Bargaining - Negotiations - "The Fair Share Act"
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Appropriations
    • SB 278

      Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 172

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Pinsky and the President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Conway, Currie, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Kelley, King, Lenett, Madaleno, Middleton, Muse, Peters, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Stone, and Jones
      Entitled
      Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act of 2009
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Economic Matters and Environmental Matters
    • SB 279

      Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 186

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator Gladden and the President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Currie, Exum, Frosh, Jones, Kelley, King, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, and Raskin
      Entitled
      Criminal Law - Death Penalty - Evidence
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Judiciary
    • SB 288

      Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Lenett, Harrington, Jones, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Raskin, and Robey
      Entitled
      Vehicle Laws - Prohibition Against Smoking in Vehicle Containing Young Child
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 341

      Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 243

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pugh, Della, Exum, Gladden, Glassman, Harrington, Jones, Kelley, Klausmeier, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Raskin, Rosapepe, Garagiola, and Middleton
      Entitled
      Prosthetic Parity Act
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 355

      Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Exum, Currie, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, McFadden, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Minority Business Enterprise Certification - Personal Net Worth Requirement - Repeal
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 367

      Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 537

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Klausmeier, Astle, Brinkley, Della, Edwards, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Glassman, Greenip, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Kramer, Middleton, Munson, Peters, Pinsky, Pipkin, Pugh, and Stone
      Entitled
      Commission on the Establishment of a Maryland Women in Military Service Monument
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 368

      Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 56

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Raskin, Brochin, Frosh, Gladden, Harrington, King, Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, Muse, Peters, Pugh, Robey, Rosapepe, Zirkin, Jones, and Forehand
      Entitled
      Lilly Ledbetter Civil Rights Restoration Act of 2009
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 402

      Status as of March 16, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Third Reading Failed

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Conway, Currie, Dyson, Exum, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Maryland Higher Education Commission - Review of Duplicative Academic Programs
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 406

      Status as of April 10, 2009: Bill is in the House - House Conference Committee Appointed

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Conway, Pugh, Currie, Della, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Kelley, King, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Raskin, Rosapepe, and Stone
      Entitled
      Prevailing Wage Rates - Public Works Contracts - Payment of Liquidated Damages
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • SB 413

      Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 63

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senator King (Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families) and Senators Conway, Forehand, Garagiola, Greenip, Jacobs, Jones, Klausmeier, Kramer, Middleton, Muse, Peters, and Robey
      Entitled
      Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families - Repeal of Sunset
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Ways and Means
    • SB 414

      Status as of February 4, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators King, DeGrange, Jones, Klausmeier, Kramer, Madaleno, Muse, Raskin, and Robey
      Entitled
      Family Law - Maryland Quality Ratings and Improvement System for Child Care Programs
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 419

      Status as of February 4, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pugh, Conway, Currie, Forehand, Frosh, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Pinsky, Raskin, Rosapepe, and Stone
      Entitled
      Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund - Acceptance of Premiums on Installment Basis
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 473

      Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 264

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Lenett, Garagiola, Harrington, Jones, Madaleno, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, and Rosapepe
      Entitled
      Environment - Recycling - Public School Plans
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Environmental Matters
    • SB 487

      Status as of February 4, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pugh, Conway, Exum, Forehand, Jones, King, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Peters, and Raskin
      Entitled
      Maryland Cancer Treatment Program
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 491

      Status as of February 25, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Garagiola, Currie, Exum, Forehand, Jones, King, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Tobacco Tax - Tax Stamps
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 550

      Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 557

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators King, Astle, Brinkley, Colburn, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Della, Exum, Forehand, Garagiola, Gladden, Glassman, Greenip, Haines, Harrington, Harris, Jacobs, Jones, Kelley, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Munson, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Stoltzfus, Stone, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Online Child Safety Act of 2009
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • SB 551

      Status as of April 2, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Lenett, Conway, Currie, Della, Exum, Forehand, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Kramer, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Weapon-Free Higher Education Zones
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 552

      Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 277

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators DeGrange, Astle, Brinkley, Colburn, Conway, Currie, Dyson, Exum, Forehand, Garagiola, Gladden, Glassman, Greenip, Haines, Harrington, Harris, Jacobs, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Munson, Muse, Peters, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Simonaire, Stoltzfus, Stone, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Tax Amnesty Program
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Ways and Means
    • SB 553

      Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 278

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Lenett, Brinkley, Colburn, Conway, Currie, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Harris, Jacobs, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Munson, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Stoltzfus, Stone, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Chesapeake Bay Phosphorous Reduction Act of 2009
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Environmental Matters
    • SB 554

      Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 280

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Lenett, Conway, Currie, Della, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, Klausmeier, Madaleno, McFadden, Miller, Muse, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, and Robey
      Entitled
      Chesapeake Bay Nitrogen Reduction Act of 2009
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Environmental Matters
    • SB 555

      Status as of April 10, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Third Reading Passed

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Middleton, Brinkley, Colburn, Currie, DeGrange, Della, Exum, Garagiola, Glassman, Haines, Harrington, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Miller, Munson, Muse, Peters, Pugh, Robey, Stoltzfus, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Biomass and Biofuels - In-State Production Incentives
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance and Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 557

      Status as of February 13, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Dyson, Lenett, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Exum, Forehand, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Stone, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Election Law - Implementation of Early Voting and Polling Places
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 563

      Status as of February 19, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Madaleno, Harrington, Jones, and Kasemeyer
      Entitled
      State Budget - Modifications - Reporting
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 566

      Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Madaleno, Conway, Forehand, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, King, Lenett, McFadden, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, and Rosapepe
      Entitled
      Human Relations - Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity - Antidiscrimination
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 568

      Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 283

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pugh, Currie, Exum, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Peters, and Raskin
      Entitled
      Minority Business Enterprise Program - Directory of Minority Business Enterprises
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 577

      Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Garagiola, Currie, Exum, Forehand, Harrington, Jones, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Peters, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Stone, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Maryland Covers All Children Act of 2009
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance and Budget and Taxation
    • SB 596

      Status as of February 27, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Kasemeyer, Brinkley, Currie, DeGrange, Della, Edwards, Garagiola, Jones, King, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Kramer, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Munson, Peters, Pugh, Robey, and Stone
      Entitled
      Income Tax - Film Production Activity Credit
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 597

      Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 562

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Conway, Gladden, Jones, McFadden, Pugh, and Dyson
      Entitled
      Secondhand Precious Metal Object Dealers and Pawnbrokers - Electronic Reporting
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Economic Matters
    • SB 605

      Status as of April 1, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Currie, Jones, and McFadden
      Entitled
      State Employment Opportunity Credit - Sunset Extension
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Ways and Means
    • SB 614

      Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 569

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Gladden, Jones, and Kelley
      Entitled
      Transportation - Baltimore Corridor Transit Study - Red Line Area
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Environmental Matters
    • SB 632

      Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pugh, Conway, Jones, Kelley, and Muse
      Entitled
      Procurement - Maryland Business Access List
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 639

      Status as of February 20, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators DeGrange, Astle, Della, Dyson, Edwards, Garagiola, Glassman, Jones, Klausmeier, Lenett, McFadden, Mooney, Pugh, and Raskin
      Entitled
      Military Service Credit - Eligibility
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 660

      Status as of February 17, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Garagiola, Brochin, Conway, Currie, Della, Forehand, Frosh, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Rosapepe, Stone, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Labor and Employment - Shift Breaks
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 673

      Status as of April 10, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Third Reading Passed

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Raskin, Brochin, Dyson, Exum, Frosh, Garagiola, Harrington, Jones, King, Madaleno, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Rosapepe, Stone, and Kelley
      Entitled
      Fairness in Negotiations Act
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 684

      Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 301

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Kramer, Astle, DeGrange, Della, Forehand, Jones, Kelley, Klausmeier, Lenett, Madaleno, Pinsky, Pugh, Robey, Rosapepe, Zirkin, Brochin, Haines, Jacobs, Raskin, Muse, Simonaire, and Stone
      Entitled
      Senior Investment Protection Act
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Economic Matters
    • SB 686

      Status as of April 10, 2009: Bill is in the House - House Conference Committee Appointed

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Robey, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Harrington, King, Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, Peters, Raskin, Rosapepe, DeGrange, Greenip, Jones, and Stoltzfus
      Entitled
      High Performance Buildings Act - Modifications and Applicability to Community College Capital Projects
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Appropriations
    • SB 690

      Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 591

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Kelley, Currie, Jones, Kasemeyer, and Madaleno
      Entitled
      Programs for Children in Out-of-Home Placement - System for Outcomes Evaluation
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs House: Health and Government Operations
    • SB 693

      Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Rosapepe, Frosh, Garagiola, Harrington, Jones, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Stone, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Election Law - Maryland Student Voting Rights Act of 2009
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 708

      Status as of February 18, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Pugh, Frosh, Jones, and Lenett
      Entitled
      Prescription Drugs - Evidence-Based Prescriber Education and Outreach Program
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 712

      Status as of April 13, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Appropriations

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Mooney, Brinkley, Dyson, Robey, Miller, Currie, DeGrange, Edwards, Jones, Kasemeyer, King, McFadden, Munson, Peters, Stoltzfus, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Trooper Tobin Triebel Benefits Memorial Act
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Appropriations
    • SB 729

      Status as of March 4, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Madaleno, Exum, Forehand, Jones, Lenett, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Alcoholic Beverage Tax - Increase and Distribution of Funds
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 751

      Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 97

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Gladden, Middleton, Astle, Della, Exum, Garagiola, Glassman, Kelley, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Pipkin, Pugh, Currie, Jones, Raskin, Conway, Muse, McFadden, and Harrington
      Entitled
      Insurance - Slavery Era Insurance Policies - Reporting
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance House: Economic Matters
    • SB 800

      Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 605

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators King and Jones
      Entitled
      Biotechnology Investment Incentive Tax Credit
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Ways and Means
    • SB 822

      Status as of March 12, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Rosapepe, Astle, Colburn, Dyson, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, King, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, and Stone
      Entitled
      Tuition Cap and College Opportunity Act of 2009
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 842

      Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 614

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Lenett and Jones
      Entitled
      Real Property - Foreclosure of Mortgages and Deeds of Trust on Residential Property - Notice to Occupants
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Environmental Matters
    • SB 843

      Status as of February 25, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-assigned Budget and Taxation

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Currie, Colburn, Della, Dyson, Edwards, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Jones, Kasemeyer, King, Madaleno, Robey, and Stone
      Entitled
      State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program - Wellness
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation
    • SB 883

      Status as of April 10, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Third Reading Passed

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Dyson, Brinkley, Colburn, Edwards, Exum, Forehand, Glassman, Haines, Harrington, Harris, Jacobs, Jones, Kasemeyer, Klausmeier, Middleton, Miller, Muse, Pipkin, Pugh, Robey, Simonaire, Stoltzfus, and Stone
      Entitled
      State Government - Commemorative Days - Firemen and Rescue Workers Memorial Service
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    • SB 898

      Status as of April 2, 2009: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Ways and Means

      Failed - Dead Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Zirkin, Brinkley, Currie, DeGrange, Edwards, Jones, Kasemeyer, King, Kramer, Madaleno, McFadden, Munson, Peters, Robey, and Stoltzfus
      Entitled
      Sales and Use Tax - Exemptions - Veterans' Organizations
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Ways and Means
    • SB 904

      Status as of March 16, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Judicial Proceedings

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Muse, Exum, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Kelley, Peters, and Pugh
      Entitled
      Police and Court Records - Nonviolent Crimes - Expungement
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    • SB 908

      Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 625

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators Muse, Conway, Exum, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Kelley, Peters, and Zirkin
      Entitled
      Task Force on Prisoner Reentry
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Judicial Proceedings House: Judiciary
    • SB 912

      Status as of April 10, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Finance

      Failed Legislation
      Sponsored By
      Senators Conway, Pugh, Astle, Currie, Della, Dyson, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Klausmeier, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Muse, Peters, and Rosapepe
      Entitled
      Labor and Employment - Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Finance
    • SB 1011

      Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 641

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      Senators DeGrange, Currie, Jones, Kasemeyer, and Munson
      Entitled
      Department of Transportation - Consolidated Transportation Bonds - Issuance Procedures
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Appropriations
    • SB 1072

      Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 3

      Became Law - Governor Signed
      Sponsored By
      The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Brinkley, Colburn, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Kasemeyer, Klausmeier, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Munson, Peters, Pipkin, Pugh, Robey, and Rosapepe
      Entitled
      Pimlico and Laurel Park Racetracks, Bowie Race Course Training Center, and Preakness Stakes - State Purchase or Condemnation
      Committee
      Assignments
      Senate: Budget and Taxation House: Environmental Matters