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2007 Special Session 1

SENATE BILL 2

File Code: Taxes - Miscellaneous Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 2
Sponsored By:
The President (By Request - Administration)
Entitled:
Tax Reform Act of 2007

Synopsis:

Altering the rates and rate brackets under the State individual income tax; applying income tax rates to nonresidents; expanding the sales and use tax to specified services; increasing the corporate income tax rate from 7% to 8.25%; imposing recordation and transfer taxes on the transfer of controlling interest in specified real property owning entities; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
10/29
First Reading Budget and Taxation
10/30
Hearing 10/31 at 1:00 p.m.
10/31
Hearing 11/1 at 10:00 a.m.
11/7
Favorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
10/31
Favorable with Amendments
11/1
Favorable with Amendments
Committee Amendment (#1-2, 4, 7, 11, 13, 17, 18) Adopted
Committee Amendment (#3) Adopted (25-20)
Committee Amendment (#5) Adopted (45-2)
Committee Amendment (#6) Adopted (28-16)
Committee Amendment (#8) Adopted (35-11)
Committee Amendment (#9) Adopted
Committee Amendment (#10) Adopted (29-16)
Committee Amendment (#12) Adopted (26-21)
Committee Amendment (#14) Adopted (26-20)
Committee Amendment (#15) Adopted
Committee Amendment (#16) Adopted (28-18)
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Currie) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Kelley) Rejected (23-24)
Floor Amendment (Senator Haines) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Mooney) Rejected (21-26)
Floor Amendment (Senator Jacobs)
Motion " Special Order until later today (Senator Kasemeyer) " Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Jacobs) Rejected (15-28)
Floor Amendment (Senator Jacobs)
Floor Amendment (Senator Jacobs) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Jacobs) Rejected (20-26)
Floor Amendment (Senator Jacobs) Rejected (18-29)
Floor Amendment (Senator McFadden) Adopted (36-10)
Floor Amendment (Senator McFadden) Rejected (10-35)
Floor Amendment (Senator Colburn) Rejected (16-31)
Floor Amendment (Senator Greenip) Rejected (17-29)
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) Withdrawn
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) Rejected (13-32)
Floor Amendment (Senator Zirkin) Adopted
Floor Committee Amendment (Budget and Taxation)
Floor Committee Amendment (#1-2) Adopted (36-10)
Floor Committee Amendment (#3) Adopted (30-17)
Floor Committee Amendment (#4) Adopted (29-18)
Floor Committee Amendment (#5) Adopted (47-0)
Floor Amendment (Senator Frosh) Adopted (24-23)
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) Rejected (16-29)
Floor Amendment (Senator Kasemeyer) Adopted (46-0)
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
11/3
Motion limit debate (Senator Kasemeyer) Adopted (29-18)
Third Reading Passed (24-23)
11/9
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Motion limit debate (Senator Kasemeyer) Rejected (28-16)
Motion limit debate (Senator Kasemeyer) Rejected (28-16)
Motion limit debate (Senator Kasemeyer) Adopted (29-15)
Third Reading Passed (24-20)
Passed Enrolled
House Action
11/2
First Reading Ways and Means & Appropriations
11/12
Hearing 11/14 at 1:00 p.m.
11/18
Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
11/13
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Haddaway)
Motion vote previous question (Delegate Minnick) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Haddaway) Rejected (46-74)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Stifler) Rejected
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Motion Rules Suspended two readings same day (Delegate Barve) Adopted (113-20)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Dumais) Withdrawn
Motion vote previous question (Delegate Minnick) Adopted
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (78-56)
Action after passage in Senate and House
11/19
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 3

Sponsored by:

President, The
Administration

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Admissions and Amusement Tax
Aircraft
Appropriations
Assessments and Taxation, Department of
Attorneys
Baltimore City
Bingo
Blind Persons
Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds.
Chesapeake Bay
Cigarettes -see also- Smoking
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Traders; etc
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Comptroller
Computers -see also- Electronic Commerce; Electronic Govmnt.
Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
Corporations -see also- Municipal Corps; Public Corps & Inst
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Elderly Persons
Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Excise Tax
Exemptions
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Fish and Fishing -see also- Aquaculture; Gill Nets
Fuel Tax
Gaming -see also- Bingo; Lottery; Raffles
Health -see also- Mental Health
Heating and Cooling
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Income Tax
Interest
Legislation -see also- Corrective Leg; Curative Leg
License Plates
Liens -see also- Mechanics` Liens
Massage
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Nonresidents -see also- Aliens
Penalties
Program Open Space
Property Tax
Public Debt -see also- County & Balt City Bonds; State Bonds
Real Property
Recordation
Reports
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rivers and Streams
Rules and Regulations
Sales and Use Tax
Solar Energy
State Bonds
State Police, Department of
State Universities and Colleges
Sunset
Tax Credits -see also- Circuit Breaker
Tobacco
Transfer Tax
Transportation-see also- Aircraft; Airports; Boats; etc
Tuition
Vending Machines
Video
Waterway Improvement Fund

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Business Occupations and Professions
( 10-313 )
Education
( 15-106.6 )
Tax - General
( 2-106 , 2-106 , 2-613.1 , 2-614 , 2-615 , 10-102.1 , 10-105 , 10-110 , 10-207 , 10-210.1 , 10-211 , 10-402 , 10-601 , 10-704 , 10-804 , 10-804.1 , 10-908 , 10-908 , 10-912 , 11-101 , 11-101 , 11-105 , 11-219 )
Tax - Property
( 12-110 , 12-117 , 13-103 , 13-209 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Attorney General Letter (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Senate
Number: 113622/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 5:13 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 143328/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 2:14 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 189134/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 12:57 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 233224/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 4:50 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 253226/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 2:17 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 333729/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 4:35 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 373126/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 6:00 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 383626/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 5:02 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 423722/02     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 10:05 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 453320/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 4:57 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 503725/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 4:44 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 583827/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 5:22 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 683529/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 2:30 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 683926/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 4:50 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 713226/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 2:31 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 723926/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 10:10 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 803226/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 2:45 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 833123/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 4:36 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 873529/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 5:24 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 953727/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 3:50 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 973225/01     Offered on: November 8, 2007   at: 5:05 p.m.     Status: Withdrawn
House
Number: 133523/01     Offered on: November 18, 2007   at: 10:36 p.m.     Status: Withdrawn
Number: 263225/01     Offered on: November 18, 2007   at: 9:56 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 605260/01     Offered on: November 18, 2007   at: 9:32 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 693029/01     Offered on: November 18, 2007   at: 10:20 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
Senate
November 1, 2007: Committee Amendment (#3) Adopted (25-20)
November 1, 2007: Committee Amendment (#5) Adopted (45-2)
November 1, 2007: Committee Amendment (#6) Adopted (28-16)
November 1, 2007: Committee Amendment (#8) Adopted (35-11)
November 1, 2007: Committee Amendment (#10) Adopted (29-16)
November 1, 2007: Committee Amendment (#12) Adopted (26-21)
November 1, 2007: Committee Amendment (#14) Adopted (26-20)
November 1, 2007: Committee Amendment (#16) Adopted (28-18)
November 1, 2007: Floor Amendment (Kelley) {253226/1 Rejected (23-24)
November 1, 2007: Floor Amendment (Mooney) {713226/1 Rejected (21-26)
November 1, 2007: Floor Amendment (Jacobs) {803226/1 Rejected (15-28)
November 1, 2007: Floor Amendment (Jacobs) {333729/1 Rejected (20-26)
November 1, 2007: Floor Amendment (Jacobs) {833123/1 Rejected (18-29)
November 1, 2007: Floor Amendment (McFadden) {503725/1 Adopted (36-10)
November 1, 2007: Floor Amendment (McFadden) {683926/1 Rejected (10-35)
November 1, 2007: Floor Amendment (Colburn) {233224/1 Rejected (16-31)
November 1, 2007: Floor Amendment (Greenip) {453320/1 Rejected (17-29)
November 1, 2007: Floor Amendment (Pipkin) {113622/1 Rejected (13-32)
November 1, 2007: Floor Committee Amendment (#1-2) Adopted (36-10)
November 1, 2007: Floor Committee Amendment (#3) Adopted (30-17)
November 1, 2007: Floor Committee Amendment (#4) Adopted (29-18)
November 1, 2007: Floor Committee Amendment (#5) Adopted (47-0)
November 1, 2007: Floor Amendment (Frosh) {373126/1 Adopted (24-23)
November 1, 2007: Floor Amendment (Pipkin) {423722/2 Rejected (16-29)
November 1, 2007: Floor Amendment (Kasemeyer) {723926/1 Adopted (46-0)
November 3, 2007: Motion limit debate (Kasemeyer) Adopted (29-18)
November 3, 2007: Third Reading Passed (24-23)
November 9, 2007: Motion limit debate (Kasemeyer) Rejected (28-16)
November 9, 2007: Motion limit debate (Kasemeyer) Rejected (28-16)
November 9, 2007: Motion limit debate (Kasemeyer) Adopted (29-15)
November 9, 2007: Third Reading Passed (24-20)
House
November 13, 2007: Floor Amendment (Haddaway) Rejected (46-74)
November 13, 2007: Motion Rules Suspended two readings same day (Barve) Adopted (113-20)
November 13, 2007: Third Reading Passed (78-56)
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