About Proceedings

Both chambers hold their sessions in the morning, except for Monday when floor sessions convene at 8:00 p.m. On Tuesday through Thursday, session begins at 10:00 a.m. On Friday, the Senate and the House usually convene around 11:00 a.m. except during the final weeks of session when the schedule reverts to 10:00 a.m. on Friday. Additional late afternoon, night, and weekend sessions are sometimes required by both houses.

Senate Order of Business:

  1. Call to order.
  2. Reading of the journal
  3. Presentation of petitions, memorials, and other papers.
  4. Presentation of orders.
  5. Introduction of bills and resolutions.
  6. Introduction of Senate Resolutions.
  7. Introduction of visitors.
  8. Unfinished business.
  9. Laid over bills.
  10. Reports of standing committees.
  11. Reports of select committees.
  12. Special orders of the day.
  13. Third reading calendars.
  14. Adjournment.


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2013 Regular Session Proceedings:


Senate Proceedings No. 60

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Convened 10:12 A.M., Legislative Day 3/29/13, Calendar Day 4/03/13

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 45

Announcements

Resolution re: Brian Stupak for being named the 2013 Tree Farmer

Inspector of the Year Adopted (43-0)

Resolution re:Continental Societies, Inc. for more than 60 years of

serving children in the community Adopted (46-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #3

HB 103
Third Reading Passed (40-7)
HB 288
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 390
Third Reading Passed (43-4)
HB 492
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 863
Third Reading Passed (35-12)
HB 895
Third Reading Passed (38-6)
HB 1155
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #4

Consent Calendar #2

HB 69
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 201
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 305
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 376
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 452
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 470
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 546
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 852
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1053
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #34

HB 1429
Referred Senate Rules

Message from the House - Yeas & Nays #9

SB 19
Returned Passed
SB 140
Returned Passed
SB 143
Returned Passed
SB 148
Returned Passed
SB 149
Returned Passed
SB 150
Returned Passed
SB 183
Returned Passed
SB 190
Returned Passed
SB 223
Returned Passed
SB 237
Returned Passed
SB 243
Returned Passed
SB 245
Returned Passed
SB 254
Returned Passed
SB 264
Returned Passed
SB 265
Returned Passed
SB 267
Returned Passed
SB 338
Returned Passed
SB 342
Returned Passed
SB 350
Returned Passed
SB 404
Returned Passed
SB 405
Returned Passed
SB 413
Returned Passed
SB 415
Returned Passed
SB 428
Returned Passed
SB 461
Returned Passed
SB 501
Returned Passed
SB 507
Returned Passed
SB 548
Returned Passed
SB 613
Returned Passed
SB 633
Returned Passed
SB 679
Returned Passed
SB 690
Returned Passed
SB 762
Returned Passed
SB 777
Returned Passed
SB 857
Returned Passed

Committee Report #14 Senate Rules

HB 1009
Re-referred Finance

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #61

SB 902
Third Reading Passed (34-13)
SB 1010
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 1039
Third Reading Passed (45-2)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #5

HB 218
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 230
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 360
Third Reading Passed (40-7)
HB 361
Third Reading Passed (37-10)
HB 616
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 650
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 813
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 830
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1040
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1301
Third Reading Passed (45-2)
HB 1372
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #6

Consent Calendar #3

HB 96
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 172
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 213
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 455
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 491
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 645
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 647
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 649
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 672
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1070
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1072
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1240
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #7

HB 124
Third Reading Passed (45-2)
HB 286
Third Reading Passed (38-9)
HB 448
Third Reading Passed (45-2)
HB 588
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 626
Third Reading Passed (37-10)
HB 742
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 753
Third Reading Passed (41-6)
HB 781
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 791
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 838
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 942
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 950
Third Reading Passed (37-10)
HB 1171
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1179
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1211
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #8

Consent Calendar #4

HB 1
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 8
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 88
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 116
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 129
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 180
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 183
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 277
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 278
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 320
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 346
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 388
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 489
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 521
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 542
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 559
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 596
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 604
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 631
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 702
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 709
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 792
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 794
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 836
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 889
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 932
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1140
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1175
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1303
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1308
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1328
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1340
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Announcements

Resolution re: Poolsville High School Boys and Girls Swimming and

Diving Team for winning the 2013 Maryland State
Championship Adopted (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #9

HB 587
Motion Special Order until 4/4 (Senator Pinsky) Adopted
HB 698
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 934
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 955
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1088
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1183
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1205
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1215
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #10

Consent Calendar #5

HB 328
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 372
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 378
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 450
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 494
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 495
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 551
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 675
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 677
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 766
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 901
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1194
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1327
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #11

HB 108
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 636
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 638
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 640
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 641
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 757
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 957
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1315
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #12

Consent Calendar #6

HB 9
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 57
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 75
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 127
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 182
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 334
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 342
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 373
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 391
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 690
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 785
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 795
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1042
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1062
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1084
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1090
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1119
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1132
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1160
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1166
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1216
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1252
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1297
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #13

HB 97
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 268
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 347
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 351
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 353
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 355
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 670
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 674
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1079
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1499
Floor Amendment (Senator Ferguson) {623027/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (45-2)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #14

Consent Calendar #7

HB 359
Removed from Calendar
HB 99
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 126
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 136
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 303
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 312
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 333
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 401
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 472
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 537
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 665
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 733
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 359
Motion Special Order until 4/5 (Senator Conway) Adopted

Committee Report #23 Budget and Taxation

SB 481
Favorable with Amendments {589733/1
Motion Special Order until 4/4 (Senator Middleton) Adopted
SB 482
Favorable with Amendments {109335/1
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Pipkin) Adopted
SB 828
Favorable with Amendments {719332/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1037
Favorable with Amendments {149437/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1051
Favorable with Amendments {119730/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #24 Budget and Taxation

HB 184
Favorable with Amendments {309936/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 229
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 232
Favorable with Amendments {949735/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 380
Favorable with Amendments {279930/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 560
Favorable with Amendments {379036/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 646
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 718
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 752
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 831
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #25 Budget and Taxation

Consent Calendar #55

HB 253
Favorable with Amendments {589535/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 263
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 523
Favorable with Amendments {799637/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 902
Favorable with Amendments {189838/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 1024
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1360
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #25 Judicial Proceedings

Consent Calendar #54

HB 83
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 396
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 442
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1394
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #26 Judicial Proceedings

HB 40
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 244
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 245
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 247
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 254
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 255
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 257
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 292
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 338
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 374
Favorable Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Stone) {533721/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 428
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 443
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 467
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 725
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 804
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1349
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1406
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1407
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #27 Judicial Proceedings

SB 701
Favorable with Amendments {688279/1
Motion Special Order until 4/4 (Senator Astle) Adopted
HB 1006
Favorable with Amendments {218474/1
Motion Special Order until 4/4 (Senator Raskin) Adopted

Committee Report #28 Finance

SB 1072
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #29 Finance

HB 364
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 420
Favorable with Amendments {827274/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Pugh) {843124/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 431
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 797
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1127
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #3

SB 419
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Gladden, Stone, and Frosh)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #4

SB 160
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Raskin, Zirkin, and Shank)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #2

SB 473
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 640
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Special Order Calendar

SB 482
Favorable with Amendments {109335/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Special Order Calendar

HB 101
Favorable with Amendments
Committee Amendment (#1) Adopted
Committee Amendment (#2-6) Adopted
Committee Amendment (#7-9) Adopted
Committee Amendment (#10-20) Adopted
Favorable with Amendments Adopted Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Motion two readings same day Const/Rule 24 (Senator DeGrange) Adopted (45-0)
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 479
Third Reading Passed (24-22)
HB 1337
Favorable
Motion Special Order until 4/5 (Senator Brinkley) Adopted
SB 592
Favorable with Amendments Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Colburn) {283123/1 Rejected (14-32)
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 675
Favorable with Amendments Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Colburn) {443521/1 Rejected (14-30)
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) {163021/2 Adopted (43-1)
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 422
Favorable with Amendments {487370/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 667
Favorable with Amendments {947372/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Announcements

Quorum: 46

Adjourned 1:25 p.m., until Apr 4, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 03/30)



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