2010 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 417

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT File Code: Estates and Trusts Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 770
Sponsored By:
Delegates Rosenberg, Cardin, Haynes, and Conaway
Entitled:
Baltimore City - Orphans' Court Judges - Qualifications

Synopsis:

Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to prescribe different qualifications for judges of the Orphans' Court for Baltimore City; requiring judges of the Orphans' Court for Baltimore City to have been admitted to practice law in Maryland and be members in good standing of the Maryland Bar; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the State of Maryland for their adoption or rejection.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
1/29
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
3/24
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
3/22
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/23
Third Reading Passed (134-5)
3/30
Returned Passed
Senate Action
3/26
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
4/2
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
3/31
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/1
Third Reading Passed (45-2)
Action after passage in House and Senate
5/4
Assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to
constitutional referendum - Chapter 481

Sponsored by:

Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorneys
Baltimore City
Constitutional Amendments
Judges
Orphans` Court
Referendum

Bill affects the following Statute:

Article - IV Judiciary Department
( 40 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments:
House
Number: 462610/01     Offered on: March 24, 2010   at: 10:29 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
House
Judiciary
Senate
Judicial Proceedings
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 23, 2010: Third Reading Passed (134-5)
Senate
April 1, 2010: Third Reading Passed (45-2)