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 Agenda for Proceedings No. 65

Proceedings
APRIL 8, 2013 - Session 2
MSG FROM THE HOUSE: YEAS AND NAYS # 14Completed
MSG FROM THE HOUSE: YEAS AND NAYS # 15Completed
MSG FROM THE HOUSE: FIRST RDG HOUSE BILLS # 40Completed
SENATE RULES COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 13-018Completed
BUDGET AND TAXATION COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 13-030Completed
SPECIAL ORDER CALENDAR # 68Completed
SPECIAL ORDER CALENDAR # 69Completed
SEN. 3RD RDG CAL NO. 41 (GEN. HB)Completed
MSG FROM THE HSE: SEN BILLS AMENDED IN HSE # 28Completed
MSG FROM THE HSE: SEN BILLS AMENDED IN HSE # 29Completed
MSG FROM THE HSE: SEN BILLS AMENDED IN HSE # 30Completed
MSG FROM THE HSE: SEN BILLS AMENDED IN HSE # 31Completed




SENATE OF MARYLAND
APRIL 8, 2013
90TH DAY OF SESSION
MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES NO. 14
SENATE BILLS PASSED BY YEAS AND NAYS
SB 751 Sen. Robey State Police Retirement System - Reemployment of Retirees


SENATE OF MARYLAND
APRIL 8, 2013
90TH DAY OF SESSION
MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES NO. 15
SENATE BILLS PASSED BY YEAS AND NAYS
SB 128 Sen. Glassman Harford County - Alcoholic Beverages - Hours of Sale for Class B Licensees
SB 129
(Emergency Bill)
Sen. Glassman Harford County - Alcoholic Beverages - Class H-CC (Corporate Club/Conference Center) License
SB 131 Sen. Glassman Harford County Liquor Control Board - Reserve Account
SB 280 Chair, EHE Com. Landscape Architects - License Renewal - Continuing Professional Competency Requirement
SB 321 Sen. Brinkley Frederick County - Alcoholic Beverages - License Fees
SB 371 Sen. Edwards Garrett County - Alcoholic Beverages - Sunday Sales
SB 629
(Emergency Bill)
Sen. Edwards Alcoholic Beverages - Allegany County - Video Lottery Facility Sales and Consumption
SB 631 Sen. King Hotel Rental Tax - Exemption - Lodging at a Corporate Training Center
SB 697 Sen. Raskin Corporations and Associations - Conversions
SB 758 Sen. Ramirez Labor and Employment - Lien for Unpaid Wages - Establishment
SB 926 Sen. Pinsky Ed - State and Local Aid Program for Certification or Renewal of Certification - Sunset Repeal
SB 955 Sen. Brinkley Alcoholic Beverages - Refillable Containers - Class 5 Manufacturer's License


SENATE OF MARYLAND
APRIL 8, 2013
90TH DAY OF SESSION
MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES NO. 40
FIRST READING HOUSE BILLS
HB 34 Del. Aumann State Government - Commemorative Day - German-American Heritage Day SRU
HB 43 Del. Glass Income Tax Credit for Qualifying Employees - Sunset Repeal SRU
HB 77 Del. McHale State Government - Commemorative Month - Irish American Heritage Month SRU
HB 530 Del. Pena-Melnyk Education - School Vehicles - Authorized Riders SRU
HB 778 Del. Conway Local Government - Fire, Rescue, and Ambulance Funds - Distribution SRU
HB 959 Del. Lee Governmental Procedures - Security and Protection of Information SRU
HB 1169 Del. Hucker Civil Rights Tax Relief Act SRU
HB 1231 Del. McMillan State Aid - Business Transparency and Financial Disclosure Act SRU
HB 1348 Ch. Hlth & Govt Ops Maryland Program Evaluation Act - Revisions and Clarifications SRU
HB 1482 Del. Cane Hunting - Domesticated Animals - Prohibited Acts SRU
HB 1502 Del. Healey Task Force to Study a Post-Labor Day Start Date for Maryland Public Schools SRU


REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SENATE RULES
Distribution Date: APRIL 8, 2013
Second Reading Date: APRIL 8, 2013
Report Number: 13-018

Rereferred Report
HB 621 TO FIN Dels Niemann and Hucker Maryland Energy Administration - Regulated Sustainable Energy Contract Program
HB 1031 TO B&T Del Hixson, et al Estate Tax and Income Tax - Marital Deduction and Subtraction Modification for Health Insurance
HB 1073 TO EHE Prince George's County Delegation Prince George's County Board of Education - Financial Literacy Curriculum PG 419-13
HB 1124 TO FIN Del Stein, et al Public Safety - Gas Pipelines - Implementation of Federal Pipeline Safety Laws
HB 1387 TO EHE Frederick County Delegation Frederick County - Alcoholic Beverages - Banquet Facility License
HB 1534 (Emergency Bill) TO FIN Del Frush, et al Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Solar Water Heating Systems


REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND TAXATION
Distribution Date: APRIL 8, 2013
Second Reading Date: APRIL 8, 2013
Report Number: 13-030

Favorable Report
SB 743 FWA(6) Sens Jones-Rodwell and Ferguson Baltimore City Public Schools Construction Authority


APRIL 8, 2013
90TH DAY OF SESSION
SPECIAL ORDERS NO. 68
HB 1433 Prince George's Del. Prince George's County - School
Facilities Surcharge PG 420-13.
04/05/13 Reported Favorably by the
Committee on Education, Health and
Environmental Affairs. Made a Special
Order for the P.M. Session. Calendar
Day 04/05/13 P.M. Session Made a
Special Order for 04/08/13. Calendar
Day 04/08/13 Made a Special Order for
later today.
QUESTION IS ON THE ADOPTION OF THE FAVORABLE REPORT.


APRIL 8, 2013
90TH DAY OF SESSION
SPECIAL ORDERS NO. 69
HB 1250 Del. Valderrama Crimes - Threat of Mass Violence.
Calendar Day 04/08/13 On Third Reading
Calendar No.34. Made a Special Order
for later today.
BILL IS ON THIRD READING FOR FINAL PASSAGE.
HB 508 Del. Carr Environment - Local Stormwater
Management Charges - State Property.
04/05/13 Reported Favorably with
Amendments (3) by the Committee on
Education, Health and Environmental
Affairs. Made a Special Order for
04/08/13. Calendar Day 04/08/13
Made a Special Order for later today.
QUESTION IS ON THE ADOPTION OF THE COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS (3)
AND THE FAVORABLE REPORT.


SENATE OF MARYLAND
DIST DATE: APR 8, 2013
THIRD RDG: APR 8, 2013
SENATE THIRD READING CALENDAR NO. 41
PUBLIC GENERAL LAWS AND RESOLUTIONS (HOUSE BILLS)
HB 153
(AMENDED)
Del. Anderson Office of the Public Defender - Representation at Bail Hearing - Provisional JPR
HB 1059
(AMENDED)
Del. Haynes Video Lottery Operation Licensees - Employee Data Collection B&T
HB 1343 Del. Glenn DHMH - Workgroup on Cancer Clusters and Environmental Causes of Cancer FIN


SENATE OF MARYLAND
APRIL 8, 2013
90TH DAY OF SESSION
MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES NO. 28
SENATE BILLS AMENDED IN THE HOUSE
SB 484 Sen. Dyson Income Tax Credit - Oyster Shell Recycling Calendar No. 31 B&T


SENATE OF MARYLAND
APRIL 8, 2013
90TH DAY OF SESSION
MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES NO. 29
SENATE BILLS AMENDED IN THE HOUSE
SB 202 Sen. King Recordation and Transfer Taxes - Transfer of Property Between Related Entities - Exemption Calendar No. 31 B&T


SENATE OF MARYLAND
APRIL 8, 2013
90TH DAY OF SESSION
MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES NO. 30
SENATE BILLS AMENDED IN THE HOUSE
SB 82 Ch., Finance Com. Elevator Safety - Third-Party Inspectors - Certification Calendar No. 5 FIN


SENATE OF MARYLAND
APRIL 8, 2013
90TH DAY OF SESSION
MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES NO. 31
SENATE BILLS AMENDED IN THE HOUSE
SB 610 Sen. Klausmeier Health - Overdose Response Program - Establishment Calendar No. 51 FIN & JPR
SB 634 Sen. Peters Commercial Law - Self-Service Storage Facilities Calendar No. 35 FIN
SB 888 Sen. Garagiola TF to Stdy Temp Dsblty Ins Pgms & the Prcs for Astg Indivs wth Dsblts at Loc Depts of Socl Servs Calendar No. 42 FIN

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