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The Senate and House Agendas include all scheduled calendars. Additional calendars, messages. or other items may be added to the Agenda during the daily session and may not always appear on the Agenda displayed here.

The Secretary of the Senate prepares a legislative calendar or agenda each day reflecting the matters to be considered during the floor session. The agenda includes committee reports, bills that have been “laid over” or “special ordered” from a prior session, bills on third reading, and other items of interest.

In the House of Delegates, the Office of the Chief Clerk prepares individual calendars for each committee report, bills on third reading, or other items of legislative business to be considered at the floor session.

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February 19, 2018
Message from the Senate: Introductory Senate Bills No. 17
Senate Bills Introduced In The House
SB 17
Chair, Finance Committee
Health and Government Operations
Health Information Exchanges - Definitions and Regulations
SB 67
Chair, Finance Committee
Economic Matters
Department of Commerce - Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund - Renaming and Revising
SB 207
Senator Middleton
Health and Government Operations
Health Insurance - Medical Stop-Loss Insurance - Repeal of Sunset
SB 222
Senator Kelley
Environment and Transportation
Foreclosed Property Registry - Updated Information - Notice to Local Governments
SB 232
Senator Feldman
Health and Government Operations
Public Health – General Hospice Care Programs – Collection and Disposal of Unused Prescription Medication
SB 258
Senator Kelley
Environment and Transportation
Condominiums – Claims Against Developers and Vendors – Unenforceability of Certain Provisions
SB 271
Senator Mathias
Health and Government Operations
Health Insurance - Coverage of Fertility Preservation Procedures for Iatrogenic Infertility
Appropriations Committee Report No. 1
Distribution Date: February 19, 2018
Second Reading Date: February 20, 2018
HB 17
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Hettleman
Higher Education - Student Loan Notification Letter - Modifications
HB 164
Favorable Delegate Barnes, B.
Judges' Retirement System - Mandatory Retirement Age - Clarification of Eligibility for Allowance
HB 237
Favorable Delegate Luedtke
Community Colleges - Unfair Labor Practices - Prohibition
HB 306
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Krimm
State Personnel - Rights and Protections for Nursing Mothers
HB 520
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Queen
Local Government - Sexual Assault Cases - Local Audits
HB 527
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Rosenberg
Higher Education - Maryland Technology Internship Program - Alterations
HJ 3
Favorable with Amendments Speaker
Judicial Compensation Commission - Recommendations
HB 138
Unfavorable Delegate Knotts
Assembly Areas - State-Funded Construction or Renovation - Assistive Listening System Requirement
HB 170
(Emergency Bill)
Unfavorable Delegate Lewis, R.
Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2017 - Public School Construction Program - Baltimore City Heating and Ventilation Projects
HB 399
Unfavorable Delegate Cluster
Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore County - Parkville High School Turf Fields Project
HB 650
Unfavorable Delegate Reilly
Creation of a State Debt - Harford County - The Children's Center of North Harford
HB 751
Unfavorable Delegate McIntosh
Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore City - Full Circle Auto Repair and Training Center
HB 844
Unfavorable Delegate Chang
Creation of a State Debt – Anne Arundel County – Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce
Environment and Transportation Committee Report No. 2
Distribution Date: February 19, 2018
Second Reading Date: February 20, 2018
HB 14
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Chang
Vehicle Laws - Work Zone Speed Control System - Increased Penalty for Multiple Offenses
HB 60
Favorable Delegate Lam
Vehicle Laws - Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Device - Definition
HB 106
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Busch
Emergency Vehicles - Organ Delivery Vehicles
HB 119
Favorable Delegate Clark
Calvert County – Hunting – Deer Management Permits
HB 219
Favorable Delegate Beitzel
Deep Creek Lake Policy and Review Board - Membership and Duties
HB 279
Favorable Chair, Environment and Transportation Committee
Housing and Community Development - Homebuyer Education Requirements
HB 400
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Tarlau
Agriculture - Mosquito Control - Notification to Municipalities
HB 452
Favorable Delegate Carr
Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact - Repeal
HB 680
Unfavorable Delegate Healey
Maryland Cooperative Housing Act - Dispute Settlement and Eviction Procedures
HB 1122
Unfavorable Delegate McKay
Natural Resources - Hunting - Black Bears
HB 48
Unfavorable Delegate Cluster
Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics - Confidentiality of Activities - Repeal
HB 234
Unfavorable Delegate Grammer
Land Use – Public Nuisance – Surety Bond Requirement (Developer Accountability Act)
HB 396
Unfavorable Delegate Luedtke
Local Government - Agricultural Land Preservation Fee
HB 426
Unfavorable Delegate Vogt
Manufactured Homes - Severance From Real Property - Emergency Evacuations
HB 580
Unfavorable Delegate Lafferty
Landlord and Tenant - Prohibited Lease Provisions - Late Fees for Tenants Receiving Government Benefits
HB 602
Unfavorable Delegate Lam
Real Property - Installation and Use of Electric Vehicle Recharging Equipment
Judiciary Committee Report No. 4
Distribution Date: February 19, 2018
Second Reading Date: February 20, 2018
HB 110
Favorable St. Mary's County Delegation
St. Mary's County - Inmate Release Programs
HB 111
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Barron
Maryland Department of Health - Defendants Found Incompetent to Stand Trial or Not Criminally Responsible - Commitment
HB 291
Favorable Delegate Queen
Correctional Services - Inmate Case Record - Educational, Vocational, and Job History
HB 595
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Dumais
Evidence - Violation of Ignition Interlock System Requirement
HB 958
Unfavorable Delegate Parrott
Courts - Certificate of Merit - Provider of Professional Services
HB 81
Unfavorable Delegate Angel
Family Law - Child Abuse and Neglect - Mental Injury
HB 276
Unfavorable Delegate Rosenberg
(Jointly Considered Judiciary/Environment and Transportation)
Criminal Law - Misconduct in Office - Public Official
HB 385
Unfavorable Chair, Judiciary Committee
Criminal Procedure - Incompetency and Criminal Responsibility
HB 386
Unfavorable Chair, Judiciary Committee
Child Support - Potential Income - Definition
Ways and Means Committee Report No. 1
Distribution Date: February 19, 2018
Second Reading Date: February 20, 2018
HB 87
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Ebersole
Baltimore County Board of Education - Nonstudent Members - Compensation
HB 96
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Busch
Income Tax – Subtraction Modification – Living Organ Donors
HB 130
Favorable Delegate Beidle
Video Lottery Terminal Proceeds - Local Impact Grants - Distribution to Communities Near Laurel Race Course
HB 305
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Tarlau
Homestead Property Tax Credit Program - Eligibility Awareness
HB 392
Favorable Delegate Turner
Video Lottery Terminal Revenues - Purse Dedication Account - Standardbred Racetrack Operating Loss Assistance
HB 427
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Young, K.
Public Schools – Student Sunscreen Use – Policy
Ways and Means Committee Report No. 2
Distribution Date: February 19, 2018
Second Reading Date: February 20, 2018
HB 35
Unfavorable Delegate Jackson
Prince George's County - Video Lottery Terminals - Local Impact Grant Distribution
HB 120
Unfavorable Delegate Knotts
Property Tax Credit - Education Tax Relief for Elderly Individuals
HB 181
Unfavorable Prince George's County Delegation
Prince George's County - Video Lottery Facility - Local Development Council Membership PG 403-18
HB 277
Unfavorable Delegate Moon
(Jointly Considered Economic Matters/Ways and Means)
Criminal Law - Alcohol Offenses and Gaming - Civil Offenses (Decriminalization of Petty Nonviolent Offenses Act)
HB 421
Unfavorable Delegate Turner
State Racing Commission - Equine Medical Director - Employment and Costs
HB 613
Unfavorable Delegate Hornberger
Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Employee-Owned Businesses
HB 623
Unfavorable Delegate Sydnor
Education - Student Use of Backpacks - Assessment and Reduction of Health Effects
HB 701
Unfavorable Delegate Cluster
Property Tax Credits - Law Enforcement Officers
HB 489
Unfavorable Delegate McDonough
Study Group on Building a Supertrack and Performance Center in Baltimore County
Health and Government Operations Committee Report No. 2
Distribution Date: February 20, 2018
Second Reading Date: February 21, 2018
HB 27
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Barron
Life Insurance - Life of a Minor - Underwriting Standards and Procedures
HB 249
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Kipke
Health Insurance - Coverage for Fertility Awareness-Based Methods
HB 309
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Beidle
Anne Arundel County - Practice of Massage - Regulation
HB 371
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Bromwell
Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Services Board - Appointments
HB 32
(Emergency Bill)
Unfavorable Delegate Pena-Melnyk
Health Occupations - Certified Associate Counselors-Alcohol and Drug and Certified Supervised Counselors-Alcohol and Drug - Qualifications
HB 71
Unfavorable Delegate Krimm
Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly ("PACE") - Limit on Number of Providers - Prohibition
HB 551
Unfavorable Delegate Kipke
Recovery Residences - Condition of Acceptance of State Funds - Prohibition
HB 567
Unfavorable Delegate Barron
Estates and Trusts - Intestate Succession - Share of Surviving Spouse and Order of Distribution
HB 1394
Unfavorable Delegate Arentz
Developmental Disabilities Administration – Community–Based Residential Programs – Definition of Alternative Living Unit

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February 18, 2018 5:30 AM