2012 Regular Session

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Status of Legislation
Total number of Bills: 49

  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 138

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 651

    Sponsored By
    Carroll County Delegation
    Entitled
    Carroll County - Polling Places - Electioneering Boundaries
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 168

    Status as of March 20, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Lafferty, Anderson, Barnes, Bobo, Braveboy, Cane, Carr, Davis, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Healey, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, Kaiser, Luedtke, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Ross, Summers, V. Turner, Waldstreicher, and Washington
    Entitled
    Human Relations - Housing Discrimination - Source of Income
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 260

    Status as of February 16, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Boteler, Aumann, Cluster, DeBoy, Dwyer, Fisher, Frank, George, Glass, Impallaria, Kach, Krebs, McDonough, A. Miller, Minnick, Mitchell, Norman, Olszewski, Schulz, Stein, Stukes, Szeliga, V. Turner, Weir, and Wood
    Entitled
    State Lottery Agency - Veterans Lottery - Established
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 359

    Status as of March 12, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Holmes
    Entitled
    Transportation - Temporary Advertising Signs on State Highways Authorized
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 360

    Status as of March 12, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Schuh, Beidle, Costa, Kipke, McConkey, McMillan, Sophocleus, and Vitale
    Entitled
    Anne Arundel County - Unauthorized Signs on Highway Rights-of-Way - Exceptions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 401

    Status as of April 10, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 92

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McHale, Clippinger, and Hammen
    Entitled
    Baltimore City - Alcoholic Beverages - Refillable Containers
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 415

    Status as of March 5, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Serafini, Afzali, Glass, and McComas
    Entitled
    State Highway Administration - Signs on Highway Rights-of-Way - Permits
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 556

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 524

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hubbard, Cluster, Boteler, Bromwell, Kach, Krebs, V. Turner, Hammen, Pendergrass, Costa, Cullison, Elliott, Frank, A. Kelly, Kipke, McDonough, Morhaim, Murphy, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, and Tarrant
    Entitled
    Continuing Care Retirement Communities - Regulation
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 557

    Status as of February 20, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Rosenberg
    Entitled
    Estates and Trusts - Deceased Personality - Property Rights
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 573

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 383

    Sponsored By
    Delegates K. Kelly, Cluster, Hough, McDermott, Smigiel, and Valentino-Smith
    Entitled
    Criminal Procedure - Bail Bondsman Solicitation - Penalty
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 753

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 615

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Kach
    Entitled
    Maryland State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors - Permits and Registration Required to Remove and Transport Human Remains
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 768

    Status as of March 24, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Niemann
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Junk and Abandoned Vehicles - Penalties for Violations
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 771

    Status as of April 1, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Second Reading Failed

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Davis
    Entitled
    Electric Companies and Gas Companies - Customer Accounts and Information
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 781

    Status as of March 6, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Carr, Arora, Bobo, Braveboy, Burns, Cullison, Glass, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Harrison, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Kipke, Kramer, Lee, Love, McComas, A. Miller, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Schuh, Stukes, and F. Turner
    Entitled
    Electricity and Gas Suppliers - Residential Electricity Supply Contracts - Information and Customer Relations
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 786

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 393

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Olszewski, Frick, Arora, and Clagett
    Entitled
    Financial Institutions - Credit Unions and Depository Institutions - Authority to Conduct Savings Promotion Raffles
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 855

    Status as of February 16, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Conaway
    Entitled
    State Lottery Agency - Education Lottery
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 957

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 225

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Cullison, Bromwell, Frank, Kach, A. Kelly, Krebs, Luedtke, Murphy, Oaks, Reznik, Tarrant, and V. Turner
    Entitled
    Health Occupations - Public Disclosure of Professional Credentials and Reports on Advertising Regulations and Policies
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 997

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 576

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Washington, Anderson, Arora, Bobo, Braveboy, Carr, Clippinger, Conaway, Cullison, Davis, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Glenn, Howard, Hucker, Jameson, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Luedtke, McIntosh, A. Miller, Mitchell, Mizeur, Morhaim, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Summers, Tarrant, Vaughn, Walker, and Zucker
    Entitled
    Commercial Law - Rental-Purchase Agreements - Disclosures
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1043

    Status as of February 15, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Alston and Braveboy
    Entitled
    Income Tax Credit - Prince George's County - Customer Bag Credit Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1047

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 412

    Sponsored By
    Howard County Delegation
    Entitled
    Howard County - Alcoholic Beverages - Refillable Beer Containers Ho. Co. 10-12
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1051

    Status as of February 15, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hixson and Gilchrist
    Entitled
    Sales and Use Tax - Services
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1056

    Status as of February 22, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates A. Kelly, Afzali, Beidle, Carr, Cullison, Frush, George, Hubbard, Ivey, Kach, Kipke, Luedtke, Mizeur, Parrott, Pena-Melnyk, Ready, and S. Robinson
    Entitled
    Health Occupations - Licensed Midwives
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1071

    Status as of February 15, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Alston, Braveboy, Howard, and Walker
    Entitled
    Income Tax - Customer Bag Credit Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1131

    Status as of March 21, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Fisher, Myers, and Serafini
    Entitled
    Transportation - Temporary Advertising Signs on State Highways - Weekends
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1139

    Status as of March 21, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Schuh, Feldman, Haddaway-Riccio, Harrison, and Minnick
    Entitled
    Unauthorized Signs on Highway Rights-of-Way - Exceptions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1158

    Status as of February 17, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Morhaim, Barnes, Barve, Bobo, Boteler, Burns, Cardin, Carr, Clagett, Cullison, Donoghue, Dumais, Feldman, Frank, Glass, Glenn, Harrison, Hixson, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, Kach, A. Kelly, Kipke, Kramer, Lafferty, Luedtke, McIntosh, Mizeur, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Oaks, Reznik, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Ross, Smigiel, Stein, Stukes, Tarrant, F. Turner, Washington, and Weir
    Entitled
    Medical Marijuana Oversight Commission
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations and Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1241

    Status as of February 22, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Rosenberg, Hucker, Ivey, Kaiser, Luedtke, Myers, Ross, and Walker
    Entitled
    Education - Preschool for All - Establishment
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1247

    Status as of April 9, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Washington, Arora, Bobo, Carr, Cullison, Dumais, Feldman, Frush, Gaines, Gutierrez, Healey, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, A. Kelly, Lafferty, Lee, Luedtke, A. Miller, Mizeur, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Ross, Stukes, Summers, V. Turner, and Zucker
    Entitled
    Community Cleanup and Greening Act of 2012
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters and Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1299

    Status as of February 29, 2012: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Fisher, Bates, Boteler, Frank, Glass, Hershey, Hough, Jacobs, Kach, McComas, McConkey, Norman, Otto, Schulz, Serafini, and Szeliga
    Entitled
    State Highway Administration - Sale of Naming Rights to State Highways
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1306

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 717

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Environmental Matters Committee (By Request - Departmental - Natural Resources)
    Entitled
    Department of Natural Resources - Aquaculture Leasing
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 277

    Status as of March 19, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Raskin, Ramirez, Benson, Conway, Currie, Ferguson, Forehand, Gladden, Kelley, King, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Montgomery, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Robey, and Young
    Entitled
    Human Relations - Housing Discrimination - Source of Income
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 286

    Status as of March 12, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Jennings
    Entitled
    State Highway Administration - Outdoor Sign Permits - Issuance to Business Enterprises During Highway Construction Projects
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 360

    Status as of March 19, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Shank
    Entitled
    State Highway Administration - Signs on Highway Rights-of-Way - Permits
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 377

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 223

    Sponsored By
    Senator Conway
    Entitled
    Alcoholic Beverages - Baltimore City - False Advertising
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 392

    Status as of February 1, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Reilly
    Entitled
    Anne Arundel County - Unauthorized Signs on Highway Rights-of-Way - Exceptions
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 395

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 224

    Sponsored By
    Senator Jennings
    Entitled
    Health Occupations - Public Disclosure of Professional Credentials and Reports on Advertising Regulations and Policies
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 485

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 523

    Sponsored By
    Senators Kelley, Astle, Forehand, Garagiola, Glassman, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Mathias, Middleton, Muse, Pipkin, Pugh, Stone, and Young
    Entitled
    Continuing Care Retirement Communities - Regulation
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 511

    Status as of February 8, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Frosh, Raskin, Ferguson, Madaleno, Manno, Montgomery, Pinsky, Ramirez, Robey, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Community Cleanup and Greening Act of 2012
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs and Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 738

    Status as of March 7, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Jennings
    Entitled
    State Real Estate Commission - Regulation of Business Brokers
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 778

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 575

    Sponsored By
    Senator Pugh
    Entitled
    Commercial Law - Rental-Purchase Agreements - Disclosures
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 780

    Status as of March 15, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Pugh
    Entitled
    Electricity and Gas Suppliers - Residential Electricity Supply Contracts - Information and Customer Relations
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 874

    Status as of April 10, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 93

    Sponsored By
    Senator Ferguson
    Entitled
    Baltimore City - Alcoholic Beverages - Refillable Containers
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 878

    Status as of February 15, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    Senator Ferguson
    Entitled
    Education - Preschool for All - Establishment and Funding
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation and Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 887

    Status as of February 15, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Peters
    Entitled
    State Lottery Agency - Veterans Lottery - Established
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 895

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 614

    Sponsored By
    Senator Conway
    Entitled
    Maryland State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors - Permits and Registration Required to Remove and Transport Human Remains
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 964

    Status as of February 29, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Reilly
    Entitled
    Unauthorized Signs on Highway Rights-of-Way - Exceptions
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 966

    Status as of February 29, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Gladden
    Entitled
    Civil Rights - Employment Discrimination - Employment Status
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 995

    Status as of April 9, 2012: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Senators Brinkley, Raskin, Colburn, Currie, Forehand, Jacobs, Jennings, Jones-Rodwell, Kelley, King, Kittleman, Madaleno, Mathias, Montgomery, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Robey, Rosapepe, and Zirkin
    Entitled
    Medical Marijuana - Caregivers - Certificate of Qualifying Patient
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Health and Government Operations and Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 1053

    Status as of March 29, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    Senator Klausmeier
    Entitled
    Financial Institutions - Credit Unions and Depository Institutions - Authority to Conduct Savings Promotion Raffles
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations