2009 Regular Session

Judges

Status of Legislation
Total number of Bills: 43

  • Failed Legislation

    HB 37

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Kullen
    Entitled
    Judges' Retirement System - Disability Retirement
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 53

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 366

    Sponsored By
    The Speaker (By Request - Department of Legislative Services - Code Revision)
    Entitled
    Human Relations - Substantive Modifications
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 55

    Status as of February 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Barnes, Dumais, Frush, Hecht, and Ross
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Temporary Protective Order Hearing - Substitution of Final Protective Order Hearing
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 88

    Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 42

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Anderson (By Request - Baltimore City Administration)
    Entitled
    Criminal Procedure - Restrictions on Pretrial Release - Offenses Involving Firearms - Repeat Offenders
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 98

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 564

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Simmons, Anderson, Barnes, Dumais, Feldman, Kramer, Levi, McComas, Rosenberg, Smigiel, Valderrama, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Temporary Protective Orders - Extension
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 196

    Status as of January 28, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Appropriations

    Sponsored By
    The Speaker
    Entitled
    Judicial Compensation Commission
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 391

    Status as of April 7, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Rosenberg, Dumais, Gutierrez, Ivey, Rice, Ross, F. Turner, Frick, Gilchrist, Shank, Murphy, Cardin, Howard, Hixson, Bartlett, Kaiser, Myers, Walker, Olszewski, Stukes, and George
    Entitled
    Voter's Rights Protection Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 459

    Status as of February 4, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McConkey, Barkley, Bates, V. Clagett, Dumais, George, and Kipke
    Entitled
    Election Law - Polling Places in Privately Owned or Leased Buildings - Rules and Regulations
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 464

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 596

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Dumais
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Protective Orders - Custody of Minor Child
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 512

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Kipke, Beidle, Costa, Dwyer, George, King, Love, McConkey, Schuh, and Sophocleus
    Entitled
    Anne Arundel County - Election Law - Photo Identification for Voting
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 561

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Kramer, Kelly, McComas, Shank, Smigiel, Waldstreicher, and Vallario
    Entitled
    Criminal Procedure - Sentencing or Disposition Hearing - Appearance of Victim or Victim's Representative
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 565

    Status as of April 13, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Kramer, Kelly, Ramirez, Reznik, Shank, and Smigiel
    Entitled
    Criminal Procedure - State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy - Reconsideration of Sentence
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 613

    Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 145

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Stifler
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Elevators - Inspections
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 634

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 749

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Levi and Vallario
    Entitled
    Orphans' Court - Minors - Guardianship of Person
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 794

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Impallaria, Boteler, and McDonough
    Entitled
    Courts - Death Penalty Court
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 856

    Status as of March 6, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Smigiel, Barnes, Carter, Conaway, Dwyer, Frank, Jennings, Kramer, McComas, McConkey, Ramirez, and Valderrama
    Entitled
    Criminal Procedure - Media Coverage in the Courtroom - Criminal Sentencing Hearings
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1000

    Status as of April 10, 2009: Bill is in the House - Requests Recede

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Conaway, Carter, Dumais, Frank, Levi, McComas, Ramirez, and Simmons
    Entitled
    Marriage Ceremonies - Performance by Tax Court Judges
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1066

    Status as of February 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Jennings, Aumann, Bartlett, Boteler, Dwyer, Frank, Haddaway, Impallaria, Kelly, McConkey, McDonough, Norman, Smigiel, and Stifler
    Entitled
    Election Law - Qualification of Voters - Proof of Identity
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1077

    Status as of February 13, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Conaway and Boteler
    Entitled
    Subsequent Sexual Offenders - Reduced Diminution Credits, Parole Elimination, and Restrictions on Pretrial Release
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1179

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 445

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Cardin, Hixson, Olszewski, and Ross
    Entitled
    Election Law - Early Voting
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1246

    Status as of February 13, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Shank, Aumann, Bates, Boteler, Carter, Costa, Dwyer, Eckardt, Elmore, Frank, George, Glenn, Haddaway, Kelly, Kipke, Krebs, McComas, Myers, Norman, Schuh, Serafini, Shewell, Smigiel, Sophocleus, Sossi, Waldstreicher, Walkup, and Wood
    Entitled
    Protection of Children from Online Predators Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1348

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Frush
    Entitled
    Judges' Retirement System - Reemployment of Retirees
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1392

    Status as of April 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Ways and Means Committee (By Request - Departmental - Elections, State Board of)
    Entitled
    Election Law - Miscellaneous Revisions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1394

    Status as of April 9, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Second Reading Passed with Amendments

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Ways and Means Committee (By Request - Departmental - Elections, State Board of)
    Entitled
    Election Law - Employment and Compensation of Election Judges
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1509

    Status as of March 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Conaway
    Entitled
    Parole Elimination and Restrictions on Pretrial Release - Cases Involving Victim 35 Years Older Than Defendant
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HJ 2

    Status as of January 26, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    The Speaker
    Entitled
    Judicial Compensation Commission - Recommendations
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 43

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

    Sponsored By
    Senators Harris, Greenip, Colburn, and Kittleman
    Entitled
    Election Law - Qualification of Voters - Proof of Identity
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 181

    Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 41

    Sponsored By
    Senator McFadden (By Request - Baltimore City Administration) and Senators Brochin, Forehand, Gladden, Haines, Jacobs, Raskin, Simonaire, and Stone
    Entitled
    Criminal Procedure - Restrictions on Pretrial Release - Offenses Involving Firearms - Repeat Offenders
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 197

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

    Sponsored By
    Senator Lenett
    Entitled
    Election Law - Early Voting and Polling Places
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 307

    Status as of February 26, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 2

    Sponsored By
    The President
    Entitled
    Judicial Compensation Commission
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 320

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

    Sponsored By
    Senator Gladden
    Entitled
    Voter's Rights Protection Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 360

    Status as of January 30, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Gladden
    Entitled
    Crimes - Elder Abuse - Increased Penalties and Restrictions on Pretrial Release (The John H. Taylor Act)
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 497

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 269

    Sponsored By
    Senator Frosh
    Entitled
    Circuit Court Judgeships - Workforce Planning - Counties of Greatest Identified Need
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 557

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

    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
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 601

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 563

    Sponsored By
    Senators Zirkin, Brochin, Forehand, Gladden, Mooney, Muse, Raskin, Simonaire, and Stone
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Temporary Protective Orders - Extension
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 620

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 573

    Sponsored By
    Senators Simonaire, Greenip, Haines, Jacobs, Mooney, Stone, and Forehand
    Entitled
    Criminal Procedure - Hearing on Motion for Revision, Modification, or Reduction of Sentence or Disposition - Appearance of Victim or Victim's Representative
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 714

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 595

    Sponsored By
    Senator Forehand
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Protective Orders - Custody of Minor Child
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 870

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 324

    Sponsored By
    Senator Gladden
    Entitled
    Marriage Ceremonies - Performance by Tax Court Judges
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 872

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

    Sponsored By
    Senator Zirkin
    Entitled
    Election Law - Candidate for Judge of the Circuit Court - Filing Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 893

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

    Sponsored By
    Senator Mooney
    Entitled
    Protection of Children from Online Predators Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings and Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 900

    Status as of February 25, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator McFadden
    Entitled
    Inmates - In Banc Review of Sentences - Parole Eligibility
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 905

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 748

    Sponsored By
    Senator Muse
    Entitled
    Orphans' Court - Minors - Guardianship of Person
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SJ 4

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

    Sponsored By
    The President
    Entitled
    Judicial Compensation Commission - Recommendations
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation