2009 Regular Session

Telecommunications -see also- Telephones

Status of Legislation
Total number of Bills: 35

  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 72

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 195

    Sponsored By
    Delegates F. Turner and Waldstreicher and Delegates Barkley, Bartlett, Beidle, Bobo, Branch, Cardin, V. Clagett, Conway, DeBoy, Doory, Eckardt, Frick, Frush, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Haddaway, Harrison, Heller, Hixson, Holmes, Howard, Hubbard, King, Kirk, Kramer, Krebs, Krysiak, Lee, Levy, Mathias, McDonough, McHale, Miller, Minnick, Montgomery, Morhaim, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Olszewski, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Proctor, Reznik, Rice, Ross, Shewell, Sossi, Stocksdale, Stukes, Tarrant, Taylor, V. Turner, Vallario, Vaughn, Walker, Weir, Cane, Carr, Glenn, Healey, Hucker, Niemann, Norman, and Stein
    Entitled
    The Delegate John Arnick Electronic Communications Traffic Safety Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 101

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 487

    Sponsored By
    The Speaker (By Request - Administration)
    Entitled
    Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 323

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Waldstreicher, Ali, Anderson, Barkley, Barnes, Bartlett, Beidle, Benson, Burns, Cane, Carr, V. Clagett, Conaway, DeBoy, Doory, Dumais, Feldman, Frick, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Haddaway, Hecht, Heller, Hixson, Hucker, Kach, Kelly, Kipke, Kramer, Krebs, Krysiak, Kullen, Lee, Levi, Love, Manno, Mathias, McComas, McConkey, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Oaks, Olszewski, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Rice, Rosenberg, Ross, Schuler, Shewell, Simmons, Smigiel, Stein, Tarrant, Taylor, V. Turner, Valderrama, Vallario, Walker, Weldon, and Wood
    Entitled
    Texting While Driving Ban of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 389

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 293

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Taylor, Boteler, Carr, Carter, Feldman, Haynes, Hixson, Holmes, Hucker, Manno, Rice, Robinson, Ross, Shewell, Tarrant, V. Turner, Pendergrass, Benson, Kullen, Montgomery, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, and Reznik
    Entitled
    Minority Business Enterprise Program - Prohibitions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • 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 509

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Kipke, Ali, Barkley, Beidle, Benson, Boteler, Carr, Carter, Costa, DeBoy, Eckardt, Elliott, Elmore, Frush, George, Haddaway, Howard, Hubbard, King, Krebs, Kullen, Love, McComas, Montgomery, Norman, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Rice, Riley, Robinson, Schuh, Schuler, Shank, Shewell, Stocksdale, Waldstreicher, and Weldon
    Entitled
    Crimes - Harassment - Electronic Communications
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 518

    Status as of March 17, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates G. Clagett, Beidle, Bobo, Bronrott, Harrison, Hecht, Levy, Love, Minnick, and Pendergrass
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Use of Wireless Communication Devices While Driving - Prohibitions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 564

    Status as of February 6, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Malone
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Distracted Driving - Prohibition
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 799

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Walker, V. Turner, and Valderrama
    Entitled
    Horse Racing - Satellite Simulcast Betting - Instant Racing
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 868

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 317

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Love and Krysiak
    Entitled
    Property and Casualty Insurance - Portable Electronics Insurance - Regulation
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1072

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegate McHale
    Entitled
    Electricity - Smart Grid Initiative
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1095

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

    Sponsored By
    Prince George's County Delegation
    Entitled
    Prince George's County Telecommunications Tax - School Funding PG 412-09
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1121

    Status as of April 3, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hucker and Feldman
    Entitled
    Information Technology - Public-Private Deployment Initiative
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1182

    Status as of February 19, 2009: Bill is in the House - Re-assigned Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Hixson
    Entitled
    Communications Services - Taxation and Regulation
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means and Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1223

    Status as of April 13, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Favorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Braveboy
    Entitled
    Education - Public High Schools and Public High School Students - Data Collection System
    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 Legislation

    HB 1293

    Status as of March 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Appropriations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Ali and Gutierrez
    Entitled
    State Employees Teleworking Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1444

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Dwyer
    Entitled
    Planning and Zoning - Wireless Telecommunications Towers - Structural Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1537

    Status as of March 28, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Walkup, Haddaway, and Sossi
    Entitled
    Task Force to Study the Feasibility of Establishing Teleworking Centers on the Eastern Shore for Chesapeake Bay Bridge Commuters
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1543

    Status as of March 18, 2009: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Boteler and Kach
    Entitled
    Education - Public Schools - Virtual Schools
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 98

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 194

    Sponsored By
    Senators Stone, Forehand, Raskin, and Lenett
    Entitled
    The Delegate John Arnick Electronic Communications Traffic Safety Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 103

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

    Sponsored By
    Senator Stone
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Use of Handheld Telephone While Driving - Prohibitions
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 143

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

    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
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 194

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

    Sponsored By
    Senators Kelley, Conway, Forehand, Harrington, Jacobs, Kasemeyer, and Stone
    Entitled
    Criminal Law - Electronic Harassment of a Minor
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 202

    Status as of March 18, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Senators Kelley, Conway, Currie, Forehand, Kasemeyer, Pugh, and Stone
    Entitled
    Financial Crimes - Seizure and Forfeiture of Property
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • 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
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 550

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

    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
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 611

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

    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
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 630

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

    Sponsored By
    Senator Glassman
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Distracted Driving - Prohibition
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 792

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 316

    Sponsored By
    Senator Klausmeier
    Entitled
    Property and Casualty Insurance - Portable Electronics Insurance - Regulation
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 857

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

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pugh and McFadden
    Entitled
    Education - Public High Schools and Public High School Students - Revisions and Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 864

    Status as of February 6, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Muse
    Entitled
    Horse Racing - Satellite Simulcast Betting - Instant Racing
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • 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 1032

    Status as of March 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    Senator Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Funding Formula to Expand K-12 Online Education
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation and Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SJ 11

    Status as of March 6, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Harris and Mooney
    Entitled
    Opposition to the Reinstatement of the Fairness Doctrine
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings