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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2018 Regular Session Proceedings:


Senate Agenda for Proceedings No. 67

Proceedings
APRIL 9, 2018 - SESSION 4
April 9, 2018
90th Day of Session
Message from the House: Yeas and Nays No. 17
SB 150
Senator Astle
City of Annapolis - Alcoholic Beverages - Bookstore License
SB 973
Senator Manno
Maryland Transportation Authority - Video Tolls - Collection
SB 1260
Senator Mathias
Waterway Improvement Fund - Ocean City Inlet Dredging Study
Top
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee Report No. 84
Distribution Date: April 9, 2018
Second Reading Date: April 9, 2018
FAVORABLE
HB 1717
(Emergency Bill)
Favorable Delegate Wilkins
State Government - Protection of Information - Voter Registration Numbers
Top
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee Report No. 85
Distribution Date: April 9, 2018
Second Reading Date: April 9, 2018
FAVORABLE
SB 546
Favorable with Amendments (2) Senator Conway
Higher Education - Tuition Rates - Exemptions
Top
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee Report No. 86
Distribution Date: April 9, 2018
Second Reading Date: April 9, 2018
FAVORABLE
HB 727
Favorable Calvert County Delegation
State Designations - State Paleontology Collection and Research Center - Calvert Marine Museum
HB 1141
Favorable Delegate Jacobs
Building Performance Standards - Agricultural Buildings Used for Agritourism - Exemption
HB 1216
Favorable Delegate Clippinger
(Jointly Considered Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs/Finance)
Career Preparation Expansion Act
HB 1819
Favorable Delegate Jackson
Higher Education – Cyber Warrior Diversity Program – Established
Top
Judicial Proceedings Committee Report No. 46
Distribution Date: April 9, 2018
Second Reading Date: April 9, 2018
FAVORABLE
HB 694
Favorable Chair, Environment and Transportation Committee
Public Safety - Building Codes - Transfer of Administration to Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation
HB 1209
Favorable Delegate Proctor
Public Safety – Missing Persons – Information (Eula and Danny’s Law)
HB 1593
Favorable Delegate Sample-Hughes
Real Property – Mobile Home Parks – Notices to Residents
Top
Budget and Taxation Committee Report No. 47
Distribution Date: April 9, 2018
Second Reading Date: April 9, 2018
FAVORABLE
HB 36
Favorable Delegate Jackson
Correctional Officers' Retirement System - Membership
HB 1697
(Constitutional Amendment)
Favorable Delegate McIntosh
Education - Commercial Gaming Revenues - Constitutional Amendment
Top
Finance Committee Report No. 72
Distribution Date: April 9, 2018
Second Reading Date: April 9, 2018
FAVORABLE
HB 1194
Favorable Delegate Pena-Melnyk
Health – Drug Cost Commission
Top
Finance Committee Report No. 73 Consent No. 75
Distribution Date: April 9, 2018
Second Reading Date: April 9, 2018
FAVORABLE
HB 1280
Favorable Delegate Korman
Maryland Department of Health – Enrollees in the Employed Individuals with Disabilities Program – Demonstration Program
HB 1682
Favorable Delegate Morales
Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Collaborative Care Pilot Program
Top
April 9, 2018
90th Day of Session
Special Order Calendar No. 45
SB 529

Senator Astle
Vehicle Manufacturers - Notice to Purchasers and Lessees - Warranty Requirements

Calendar Day 04/09/18 Reported Favorably with Amendments (2) by the Committee on Finance. Made a Special Order for Legislative Day 04/03/18. Legislative Day 04/03/18 Made a Special Order for Legislative Day 04/04/18.







QUESTION IS ON THE ADOPTION OF THE COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS (2) AND THE FAVORABLE REPORT.
HB 434

Delegate Davis
Vehicle Manufacturers - Notice to Purchasers and Lessees - Warranty Requirements

Calendar Day 04/09/18 Reported Favorably with Amendments (2) by the Committee on Finance. Made a Special Order for Legislative Day 04/03/18. Legislative Day 04/03/18 Made a Special Order for Legislative Day 04/04/18.


QUESTION IS ON THE ADOPTION OF THE AMENDMENTS (2) AND THE FAVORABLE REPORT.
Top
Distribution Date: April 9, 2018
Third Reading Date: April 9, 2018
Senate Third Reading Calendar No. 60 (General House Bills)
HB 114
Delegate McIntosh
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Baltimore City - Alcoholic Beverages - Class B-D-7 Licenses
HB 151
(Emergency Bill)
(Amended)
Delegate Clippinger
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Baltimore City – Alcoholic Beverages – License Transfers
HB 183
Prince George's County Delegation
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Prince George's County Environmental Justice Commission PG 411-18
HB 905
Delegate Ali
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Baltimore City - Alcoholic Beverages - Reissuance of Licenses (Community Liquor Empowerment Act of 2018)
HB 1143
(Amended)
Southern Maryland Delegation
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Southern Maryland – University System of Maryland Partnership Act of 2018
Top
Distribution Date: April 9, 2018
Third Reading Date: April 9, 2018
Senate Third Reading Calendar No. 61 (General House Bills)
HB 314
(Amended)
Delegate Sydnor
Judicial Proceedings
Criminal Procedure - Cell Site Simulator Technology
HB 395
(Amended)
Delegate Dumais
Judicial Proceedings
Criminal Procedure - Postconviction - DNA Testing and Petition for Writ of Actual Innocence
HB 461
(Amended)
Delegate Morales
Judicial Proceedings
Victims and Witnesses - U Nonimmigrant Status - Certification of Victim Helpfulness
HB 595
(Amended)
Delegate Dumais
Judicial Proceedings
Evidence - Violation of Ignition Interlock System Requirement
HB 968
Delegate Barnes, B.
Budget and Taxation
Maryland School Overcrowding Reduction Act of 2018
HB 1057
(Amended)
Delegate Sanchez
Judicial Proceedings
Criminal Procedure - Expungement - Denial of Petition Without Hearing
HB 1247
Anne Arundel County Delegation
Judicial Proceedings
Anne Arundel County – Orphans’ Court Judges – Compensation
HB 1292
Delegate Lierman
Judicial Proceedings
Criminal Law – Law Enforcement – Prohibition on Sexual Activity
HB 1448
Delegate Vallario
Judicial Proceedings
Clerks of the Courts - Traffic Fines - Installment Payments
HB 1524
(Amended)
Delegate Clippinger
Judicial Proceedings
Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council
HB 1695
(Amended)
Delegate Chang
Judicial Proceedings
Crimes – Hate Crimes – Defacement
Top
Distribution Date: April 9, 2018
Third Reading Date: April 9, 2018
Senate Third Reading Calendar No. 62 (General House Bills)
HB 88
(Amended)
Delegate Barron
Finance
Public Health - Prescription Drug Monitoring Program - Revisions
HB 110
St. Mary's County Delegation
Judicial Proceedings
St. Mary's County - Inmate Release Programs
HB 359
(Amended)
Speaker
Finance
Health - Reporting of Overdose Information
HB 373
Cecil County Delegation
Judicial Proceedings
Cecil County - Home Detention and Release Programs
HB 946
Delegate Kramer
Finance
Long-Term Care Insurance - Contingent Benefit Upon Lapse
HB 1089
(Amended)
Delegate Barron
Finance
Metro Oversight Enhancement Act
HB 1236
(Amended)
Delegate Clippinger
Finance
Solar Energy Grant Program - Revisions
HB 1310
Delegate Ghrist
Finance
Health Insurance - Provider Panels - Credentialing Practices
HB 1685
Delegate Jones
Finance
Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund (Thrive by Three Fund)
HB 1696
Delegate Reznik
Finance
Task Force to Study Access to Home Health Care for Children and Adults With Medical Disabilities and Report on Home– and Community–Based Services
HB 1766
Delegate Bromwell
Finance
Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program - Sunset Extension and Repeal of Subsidy for Medicare Part D Coverage Gap
Top
Distribution Date: April 9, 2018
Third Reading Date: April 9, 2018
Senate Third Reading Calendar No. 63 (General House Bills)
HB 16
(Amended)
Delegate Turner
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Budget and Taxation
Community Colleges - Near Completers and Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships
HB 24
Delegate Jackson
Judicial Proceedings
Budget and Taxation
Public Safety - Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission Fund - Establishment
HB 548
(Amended)
Delegate Healey
Finance
Privately Owned Transportation Projects - Construction and Authorization to Use State-Owned Rights-of-Way and Property - Requirements
HB 653
Delegate Young, K.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Health Care Providers - Opioid and Benzodiazepine Prescriptions - Discussion of Benefits and Risks
HB 913
Delegate Miller, A.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Higher Education – Sexual Assault Policy – Disciplinary Proceedings Provisions
HB 1103
(Emergency Bill)
Delegate Hettleman
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Higher Education – Private Career Schools, For–Profit Institutions of Higher Education, and For–Profit Online Distance Education Programs – Regulation
HB 1142
(Amended)
Delegate Malone
Judicial Proceedings
Interception of Oral Communication – Law Enforcement Officer
HB 1506
Delegate Kramer
Judicial Proceedings
Office of the Attorney General - Securities Commissioner - Asset Recovery for Exploited Seniors
HB 1786
(Amended)
Delegate Jackson
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Higher Education - Richard W. Collins III Leadership With Honor Scholarship - Establishment
Top
April 9, 2018
90th Day of Session
Message from the House: Senate Bills Amended in the House No. 39
SB 616
(Emergency Bill)
Senator Robinson
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Baltimore City - Alcoholic Beverages - Transfer of License
Top
April 9, 2018
90th Day of Session
Message from the House: Senate Bills Amended in the House No. 40
SB 809
(Emergency Bill)
Senator Oaks
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Baltimore City - Alcoholic Beverages - Hours of Sale - References to Park Heights Redevelopment Area
SB 1053
Senator Kagan
Budget and Taxation
Public Safety - 9-1-1 Public Safety Telecommunicators - Benefits
Top

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June 19, 2018 3:36 PM