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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2014 Regular Session Proceedings:


Senate Proceedings No. 60

Agenda  |  Bottom

Convened 10:10 A.M., Legislative Day 3/26/14, Calendar Day 4/04/14

Adjourned 3:11 p.m., until Apr 5, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 3/27) - Journalized

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 47

Announcements

Resolution: Towson University Debate Team for winning the National

Championship Adopted (47-0)

Resolution: Dr. Henry A. Wise, Sr. High School's 2013-2014 Boys

Basketball team Adopted (47-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #19

SB 585
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Astle, Pugh, and Kittleman)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #18

SB 401
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #22

SB 348
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Raskin, Shank, and Muse)
SB 460
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Zirkin, Brochin, and Shank)
SB 512
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Gladden, Stone, and Forehand)

Messages

HB 947
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Stein, Holmes, and Fraser-Hidalgo)
Senate Refuses to Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Young, Benson, and Ferguson)
HB 101
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Kipke, Oaks, and Pendergrass)
Senate Refuses to Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Montgomery, Dyson, and Reilly)
HB 794
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates James, Haynes, and Szeliga)
Senate Refuses to Recede

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #16

SB 415
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 619
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 648
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 854
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #17

SB 332
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-1)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #20

SB 116
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 223
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 659
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #21

SB 379
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (45-2)
SB 438
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 701
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Committee Report #31 Budget and Taxation

HB 198
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1345
Favorable with Amendments {509537/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Message from the House - Yeas & Nays #9

SB 50
Returned Passed
SB 57
Returned Passed
SB 93
Returned Passed
SB 106
Returned Passed
SB 203
Returned Passed
SB 226
Returned Passed
SB 232
Returned Passed
SB 243
Returned Passed
SB 247
Returned Passed
SB 267
Returned Passed
SB 269
Returned Passed
SB 337
Returned Passed
SB 369
Returned Passed
SB 398
Returned Passed
SB 441
Returned Passed
SB 456
Returned Passed
SB 465
Returned Passed
SB 476
Returned Passed
SB 477
Returned Passed
SB 481
Returned Passed
SB 503
Returned Passed
SB 527
Returned Passed
SB 542
Returned Passed
SB 557
Returned Passed
SB 572
Returned Passed
SB 604
Returned Passed
SB 613
Returned Passed
SB 615
Returned Passed
SB 616
Returned Passed
SB 630
Returned Passed
SB 676
Returned Passed
SB 730
Returned Passed
SB 736
Returned Passed
SB 747
Returned Passed
SB 784
Returned Passed
SB 815
Returned Passed
SB 827
Returned Passed
SB 857
Returned Passed
SB 867
Returned Passed
SB 895
Returned Passed
SB 897
Returned Passed
SB 899
Returned Passed
SB 918
Returned Passed
SB 930
Returned Passed
SB 960
Returned Passed
SB 1054
Returned Passed

Committee Report #69 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 1112
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 702
Favorable with Amendments {814337/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 838
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1093
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1170
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #16 Senate Rules

HB 341
Re-referred Finance
HB 1472
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1522
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

Committee Report #33 Judicial Proceedings

SB 240
Favorable with Amendments {458076/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 639
Favorable with Amendments {688270/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Simonaire) {123723/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 83
Favorable with Amendments {748477/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 602
Favorable with Amendments {408177/2
Committee Amendment Adopted
Favorable with Amendments Adopted Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 695
Favorable with Amendments {578177/2 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 867
Favorable with Amendments {308872/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Getty) Adopted
HB 1161
Favorable with Amendments {298377/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #32 Budget and Taxation

HB 207
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #41 Finance

SB 252
Favorable with Amendments {357677/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 295
Favorable with Amendments {717170/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Brinkley) {223725/1 Rejected (13-34)
Floor Amendment (Senator Kittleman) {103921/1 Rejected (17-29)
Floor Amendment (Senator Jennings) {303024/1 Rejected (13-33)
Floor Amendment (Senator Madaleno) {313822/1 Rejected (16-30)
Floor Amendment (Senator Pinsky) {383825/1 Rejected (18-29)
Floor Amendment (Senator Pinsky) {883824/1 Rejected (13-34)
Floor Amendment (Senator Jennings) {893022/1 Rejected (19-27)
Floor Amendment (Senator Getty) {553725/1 Rejected (12-34)
Floor Amendment (Senator Manno) {383524/1 Rejected (13-32)
Floor Amendment (Senator Madaleno) {513622/1 Rejected (10-36)
Floor Amendment (Senator Madaleno) {573828/1 Withdrawn
Floor Amendment (Senators Edwards, and Shank) {763921/2 Rejected (16-30)
Floor Amendment (Senator Colburn) {783329/1 Rejected (13-34)
Floor Amendment (Senator Colburn) {473626/1 Rejected (13-33)
Floor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {973821/1 Rejected (13-34)
Floor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {523521/1 Rejected (13-32)
Floor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {653829/1 Rejected (15-31)
Floor Amendment (Senator Kittleman) {983029/1 Rejected (13-34)
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 579
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 590
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 822
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 823
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 977
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1025
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1118
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1159
Favorable with Amendments {977471/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 1430
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1431
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1491
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #34 Judicial Proceedings

SB 940
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 1055
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 249
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 397
Favorable with Amendments {558078/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 641
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 705
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 912
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1137
Favorable
Motion Special Order until 4/5 (Senator Jennings) Adopted

Committee Report #30 Budget and Taxation

SB 727
Favorable with Amendments {199731/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #30

HB 93
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 222
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 250
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 385
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 882
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 914
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1004
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1045
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1109
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1166
Third Reading Passed (43-4)
HB 1307
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1351
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #31

Consent Calendar #16

HB 1243
Removed from Calendar
HB 242
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 294
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 416
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 436
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 552
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 916
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 955
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1034
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1112
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1124
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1212
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1244
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1245
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1275
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1399
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1243
Third Reading Passed (46-1)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #32

HB 27
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 386
Third Reading Passed (37-10)
HB 665
Third Reading Passed (46-1)
HB 667
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 697
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 701
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 873
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 881
Third Reading Passed (45-1)
HB 929
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1141
Third Reading Passed (43-4)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #33

HB 138
Third Reading Passed (44-3)
HB 296
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 406
Third Reading Passed (43-4)
HB 432
Third Reading Passed (43-4)
HB 959
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1148
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1174
Third Reading Passed (46-1)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #34

HB 73
Third Reading Passed (45-2)
HB 621
Third Reading Passed (41-6)
HB 1200
Floor Amendment (Senator Gladden) {433226/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (47-0)
HB 1246
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1295
Third Reading Passed (34-13)
HB 1352
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1381
Third Reading Passed (45-2)
HB 1403
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1457
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1493
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1552
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #35

Consent Calendar #18

HB 156
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 248
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 300
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 419
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 582
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 690
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 836
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 937
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1091
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1097
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Motions

Motion work another half hour (Senator Robey) Adopted (39-7)

Messages

SB 390
House Refuses to Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Carter, Clippinger, and McComas)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #72

SB 301
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 709
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 814
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Committee Report #67 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 168
Favorable with Amendments {864934/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 265
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 287
Favorable with Amendments {974334/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 692
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1017
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1035
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1079
Favorable with Amendments {624731/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 1317
Favorable with Amendments {174333/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 1332
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #31 Judicial Proceedings

Consent Calendar #64

HB 306
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 390
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 781
Favorable with Amendments {308970/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #32 Judicial Proceedings

SB 742
Favorable with Amendments {678179/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 810
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 967
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 43
Favorable with Amendments {598674/1
Motion Special Order until 4/7 Adopted
HB 205
Favorable with Amendments {788575/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 344
Favorable with Amendments {618178/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 575
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 714
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 807
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 976
Favorable with Amendments {628474/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 1015
Favorable
Motion Special Order until 4/5 (Senator Simonaire) Adopted
HB 1206
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #29 Budget and Taxation

HB 297
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Announcements

Quorum: 47

Quorum: 47

Adjourned 3:11 p.m., until Apr 5, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 3/27)



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