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Economic Matters Committee

Committee Chair wilson
Chair
Delegate C. T. Wilson
Vice Chair
Delegate Brian M. Crosby
Address
Room 231
House Office Building
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
Phone
410-841-3519
301-858-3519
Toll-free in MD: 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3519
Contact
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Staff
Robert K. Smith, Tiffany Clark, and Erica White; Dept. of Legislative Services
Assistant to Chair: Denise Waters
Issue Areas
Banks and other financial institutions
Commercial law, including consumer protection
Corporations and associations
Business regulation
Business occupations and professions
Economic development
Electronic commerce
Insurance regulation, except health insurance
Labor and employment
Unemployment insurance
Utility regulation
Workers’ compensation
Alcoholic beverages
Further Information
Witness Guidelines and Committee FAQs
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Legislation Sponsorship Type Sort Chamber Sort
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0004
Title
Unemployment Insurance – Recovery of Benefits – Refund of Payments
Sponsor
Delegate Watson
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0008
Title
Labor and Employment – Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program – Establishment (Time to Care Act of 2022)
Sponsor
Delegate Valderrama
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0011
Title
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard – Tier 1 Renewable Source – Alterations (Reclaim Renewable Energy Act of 2022)
Sponsor
Delegate Stewart
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0018 (SB0143)
Title
Maryland Paint Stewardship
Sponsor
Delegate Boyce
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0031 (SB0256)
Title
Maryland Energy Administration – Resiliency Hub Grant Program and Fund
Sponsor
Delegate Charkoudian
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0057
Title
Motor Vehicle Insurance - Rate Filings - Trade Secrets and Factors Used to Establish Rates
Sponsor
Delegate Washington
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0072 (SB0078)
Title
Maryland Wage and Hour Law and Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law – Revisions (Maryland Wage Protection Act)
Sponsor
Delegate Charkoudian
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0078
Title
Discrimination in Employment - Reasonable Accommodations for Applicants With Disabilities
Sponsor
Delegate Rogers
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0088
Title
Public Utilities - Energy Distribution Planning and Required Labor Standards
Sponsor
Delegate Charkoudian
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0098
Title
Military Installations - Expansion and Development
Sponsor
Delegate Crosby
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0108
Title
Public Utilities - Energy Efficiency and Conservation Programs - Energy Performance Targets and Low-Income Housing
Sponsor
Delegate Charkoudian
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0125
Title
Motor Vehicle Insurance - Discrimination in Underwriting and Rating - Use of Gender
Sponsor
Delegate Shetty
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0128
Title
Debt Settlement Services – Student Education Loan Debt Relief – Disclosures and Prohibitions
Sponsor
Delegate Lopez
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0133
Title
Environment – Coal Tar Sealant Products – Prohibitions (Safer Sealant Act of 2022)
Sponsor
Delegate Stewart
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0135
Title
Environment – Single–Use Plastics – Restrictions
Sponsor
Delegate Love
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0138
Title
Department of Human Services - Electric Universal Service Program - Eligibility
Sponsor
Delegate Charkoudian
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0145 (SB0001)
Title
State Finance and Procurement - Prevailing Wage - Stop Work Orders
Sponsor
Delegate Crosby
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0171 (SB0135)
Title
Climate Crisis and Environmental Justice Act
Sponsor
Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0228 (SB0131)
Title
Public Service Commission - Rate Suspension Proceedings
Sponsor
Delegate Crosby
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0232
Title
Montgomery County - Alcoholic Beverages - Class B Beer, Wine, and Liquor (Clubhouse/Lodge) License - Manufacturer's Licenses MC 23-22
Sponsor
Montgomery County Delegation
4 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0233
Title
Montgomery County – Alcoholic Beverages – Class 7 Micro–Brewery License MC 07–22
Sponsor
Montgomery County Delegation
4 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0234
Title
Unemployment Insurance – Notice of Earned Income Tax Credits for Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Sponsor
Delegate Palakovich Carr
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0239
Title
Montgomery County – Alcoholic Beverages – Class D Beer and Wine License – Farm Breweries and Limited Wineries MC 21–22
Sponsor
Montgomery County Delegation
4 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0241
Title
Montgomery County - Damascus - Alcoholic Beverages - Class B Beer, Wine, and Liquor License Referendum MC 12-22
Sponsor
Montgomery County Delegation
4 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0242
Title
Montgomery County – Alcoholic Beverages – Consumption Only Marketplace Licenses MC 06–22
Sponsor
Montgomery County Delegation
4 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0251
Title
Consumer Protection - Maryland Consumer Reporting Act - Registration of Consumer Reporting Agencies and Regulations
Sponsor
Delegate Palakovich Carr
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0253
Title
Unemployment Insurance – Federal Extended Benefits for Long–Term Unemployment
Sponsor
Delegate Palakovich Carr
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0257 (SB0034)
Title
Residential Elevators - Inspections
Sponsor
Delegate Bagnall
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0258
Title
Employment Standards - Seating for Employees (Right to Sit Act of 2022)
Sponsor
Delegate Stewart
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0259
Title
Commercial Law – Consumer Protection – Biometric Identifiers Privacy
Sponsor
Delegate Love
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0266
Title
Private Passenger Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance – Enhanced Underinsured Motorist Coverage – Opt–Out Option
Sponsor
Delegate Crosby
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0270
Title
Business Regulation - Innkeepers - Maintenance of Guest Records and Employee Human Trafficking Awareness Training and Policy
Sponsor
Delegate Ebersole
2 1
Bill/Chapter
(Cross/Chapter)
Title Sponsor Sponsorship Type Sort Chamber Sort Current Status Org Committees & Hearings Opp Committees & Hearings
HB0004 Unemployment Insurance – Recovery of Benefits – Refund of Payments Delegate Watson 2 1 In the House - First Reading Economic Matters
Economic Matters
HB0008 Labor and Employment – Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program – Establishment (Time to Care Act of 2022) Delegate Valderrama 2 1 In the House - First Reading Economic Matters
Economic Matters
HB0011 Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard – Tier 1 Renewable Source – Alterations (Reclaim Renewable Energy Act of 2022) Delegate Stewart 2 1 In the House - First Reading Economic Matters
Economic Matters
HB0018 (SB0143) Maryland Paint Stewardship Delegate Boyce 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
Environment and Transportation
1/26/2022 - 1:00 PM
Economic Matters
HB0031 (SB0256) Maryland Energy Administration – Resiliency Hub Grant Program and Fund Delegate Charkoudian 2 1 In the House - First Reading Economic Matters
Economic Matters
HB0057 Motor Vehicle Insurance - Rate Filings - Trade Secrets and Factors Used to Establish Rates Delegate Washington 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/20 at 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
1/20/2022 - 1:00 PM
HB0072 (SB0078) Maryland Wage and Hour Law and Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law – Revisions (Maryland Wage Protection Act) Delegate Charkoudian 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
1/25/2022 - 1:00 PM
HB0078 Discrimination in Employment - Reasonable Accommodations for Applicants With Disabilities Delegate Rogers 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
1/25/2022 - 1:00 PM
HB0088 Public Utilities - Energy Distribution Planning and Required Labor Standards Delegate Charkoudian 2 1 In the House - First Reading Economic Matters
Economic Matters
HB0098 Military Installations - Expansion and Development Delegate Crosby 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/25 at 1:00 p.m. (Appropriations)
Appropriations
1/25/2022 - 1:00 PM
Economic Matters
HB0108 Public Utilities - Energy Efficiency and Conservation Programs - Energy Performance Targets and Low-Income Housing Delegate Charkoudian 2 1 In the House - First Reading Economic Matters
Economic Matters
HB0125 Motor Vehicle Insurance - Discrimination in Underwriting and Rating - Use of Gender Delegate Shetty 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/20 at 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
1/20/2022 - 1:00 PM
HB0128 Debt Settlement Services – Student Education Loan Debt Relief – Disclosures and Prohibitions Delegate Lopez 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Economic Matters)
Economic Matters
1/26/2022 - 1:00 PM
Appropriations
HB0133 Environment – Coal Tar Sealant Products – Prohibitions (Safer Sealant Act of 2022) Delegate Stewart 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/19 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
Environment and Transportation
1/19/2022 - 1:00 PM
Economic Matters
HB0135 Environment – Single–Use Plastics – Restrictions Delegate Love 2 1 In the House - First Reading Economic Matters
Economic Matters
HB0138 Department of Human Services - Electric Universal Service Program - Eligibility Delegate Charkoudian 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/20 at 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
1/20/2022 - 1:00 PM
HB0145 (SB0001) State Finance and Procurement - Prevailing Wage - Stop Work Orders Delegate Crosby 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
1/25/2022 - 1:00 PM
HB0171 (SB0135) Climate Crisis and Environmental Justice Act Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo 2 1 In the House - First Reading Economic Matters and Environment and Transportation
Economic Matters
Environment and Transportation
HB0228 (SB0131) Public Service Commission - Rate Suspension Proceedings Delegate Crosby 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
1/27/2022 - 1:00 PM
HB0232 Montgomery County - Alcoholic Beverages - Class B Beer, Wine, and Liquor (Clubhouse/Lodge) License - Manufacturer's Licenses MC 23-22 Montgomery County Delegation 4 1 In the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
2/21/2022 - 1:00 PM
HB0233 Montgomery County – Alcoholic Beverages – Class 7 Micro–Brewery License MC 07–22 Montgomery County Delegation 4 1 In the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
2/21/2022 - 1:00 PM
HB0234 Unemployment Insurance – Notice of Earned Income Tax Credits for Unemployment Insurance Claimants Delegate Palakovich Carr 2 1 In the House - First Reading Economic Matters
Economic Matters
HB0239 Montgomery County – Alcoholic Beverages – Class D Beer and Wine License – Farm Breweries and Limited Wineries MC 21–22 Montgomery County Delegation 4 1 In the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
2/21/2022 - 1:00 PM
HB0241 Montgomery County - Damascus - Alcoholic Beverages - Class B Beer, Wine, and Liquor License Referendum MC 12-22 Montgomery County Delegation 4 1 In the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
2/21/2022 - 1:00 PM
HB0242 Montgomery County – Alcoholic Beverages – Consumption Only Marketplace Licenses MC 06–22 Montgomery County Delegation 4 1 In the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
2/21/2022 - 1:00 PM
HB0251 Consumer Protection - Maryland Consumer Reporting Act - Registration of Consumer Reporting Agencies and Regulations Delegate Palakovich Carr 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
1/26/2022 - 1:00 PM
HB0253 Unemployment Insurance – Federal Extended Benefits for Long–Term Unemployment Delegate Palakovich Carr 2 1 In the House - First Reading Economic Matters
Economic Matters
HB0257 (SB0034) Residential Elevators - Inspections Delegate Bagnall 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
1/25/2022 - 1:00 PM
HB0258 Employment Standards - Seating for Employees (Right to Sit Act of 2022) Delegate Stewart 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
1/25/2022 - 1:00 PM
HB0259 Commercial Law – Consumer Protection – Biometric Identifiers Privacy Delegate Love 2 1 In the House - First Reading Economic Matters
Economic Matters
HB0266 Private Passenger Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance – Enhanced Underinsured Motorist Coverage – Opt–Out Option Delegate Crosby 2 1 In the House - First Reading Economic Matters
Economic Matters
HB0270 Business Regulation - Innkeepers - Maintenance of Guest Records and Employee Human Trafficking Awareness Training and Policy Delegate Ebersole 2 1 In the House - First Reading Economic Matters
Economic Matters
Denotes enacted legislation
As of:
Chair
Wilson, C. T.
District 28
Charles County
Democrat
Vice Chair
Crosby, Brian M.
District 29B
St. Mary's County
Democrat

Arentz, Steven J.
District 36
Kent, Queen Anne's, Cecil, and Caroline Counties
Republican
Carey, Ned
District 31A
Anne Arundel County
Democrat
Mautz, Johnny
District 37B
Caroline, Dorchester, Talbot, and Wicomico Counties
Republican
Qi, Lily
District 15
Montgomery County
Democrat

Alcoholic Beverages

Chair
Valderrama, Kriselda
District 26
Prince George's County
Democrat
Vice Chair
Walker, Jay
District 26
Prince George's County
Democrat




Banking, Consumer Protection, And Commercial Law

Chair
Queen, Pam
District 14
Montgomery County
Democrat




Business Regulation

Chair
Branch, Talmadge
District 45
Baltimore City
Democrat
Vice Chair
Qi, Lily
District 15
Montgomery County
Democrat




Property And Casualty Insurance

Chair
Carey, Ned
District 31A
Anne Arundel County
Democrat




Public Utilities

Chair
Brooks, Benjamin
District 10
Baltimore County
Democrat




Unemployment Insurance

Chair
Charkoudian, Lorig
District 20
Montgomery County
Democrat




Worker's Compensation

Chair
Watson, Courtney
District 9B
Howard County
Democrat
Vice Chair
Crosby, Brian M.
District 29B
St. Mary's County
Democrat




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