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Legislation


2011 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 1040

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
File Code: Public Safety Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1078/10 - HGO
Sponsored By:
Delegates Dwyer, Afzali, Aumann, Bates, Cluster, Hershey, Hough, Impallaria, Kach, McDermott, W. Miller, Myers, Norman, O'Donnell, Parrott, Ready, Schuh, Schulz, Serafini, Smigiel, Stocksdale, Szeliga, and Wood
Entitled:

Maryland Personhood Amendment

Synopsis:

Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Declaration of Rights to establish that the right not to be deprived of life is vested in all human beings, irrespective of age, health, function, physical dependency, or method of reproduction, from the beginning of their biological development; making technical changes; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
2/11
First Reading Health and Government Operations
3/2
Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
3/25
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Kathy Afzali, District 4A
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate John W. E. Cluster, Jr., District 8
Delegate Stephen S. Hershey, Jr., District 36
Delegate Michael J. Hough, District 3B
Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate H. Wayne Norman, Jr., District 35A
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate Neil Parrott, District 2B
Delegate Justin Ready, District 5A
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Kelly Schulz, District 4A
Delegate Andrew A. Serafini, District 2A
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Kathy Szeliga, District 7
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Abortion
Constitutional Amendments
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death.
Death Penalty
Declaration of Rights
Human Rights
Referendum

Bill affects the following Statute:

Article - Declaration of Rights
( 24 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
House
Health and Government Operations
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