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Legislative Status Report: 2024

Bills Requested by the Commissioners of St. Mary's County

HB 0653 - St. Mary's County - Motor Vehicle Registration - Exception for Golf Carts

Sponsor:St. Mary's DelegationNotes:HB 0653 - In the Senate - Hearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.

HB / 0654 - St. Mary’s County – Alcoholic Beverages – Nonprofit Performing Arts Theater License

Sponsor:St. Mary's County DelegationNotes:HD 0654 - In the House - Returned Passed

HB 0651 - St. Mary's County - Alcoholic Beverages - Beer, Wine, and Liquor Tasting Permit

Sponsor:St. Mary's County DelegationNotes:HB 0651 - In the House - Returned Passed

Bills specific to St. Mary's County not requested by the Commissioners of St. Mary's County

HB / 521 - St. Mary’s County – Public Ethics – Prohibition on Campaign Contributions From Individual Registered Lobbyists

Sponsor:St. Mary's County DelegationNotes:HB 521 - In the House - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.

Correspondence:

HB / 519 - St. Mary's County - Board of Education - Civil Rights Data Collection and Reporting

Sponsor:Delegates M. Morgan and T. MorganNotes:HB 519 - In the House - Hearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m.

Other Legislation of Interest

HB 12/ SB 67 - Property Tax Credit - Retail Service Station Conversions

Sponsor:Delegates Ruth, Fair, Lehman, Pasteur, Phillips, Pruski, Terrasa, and Wu, Senator BrooksNotes:HB 12 - In the House - Hearing 1/25 at 1:00 p.m., SB 67 - In the Senate - Hearing 1/18 at 12:00 p.m.

SB 0274 / HB 0017 - Charter Counties - Comprehensive Plans - Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing

Sponsor:Chair, Environment and Transportation Committee (By Request - Departmental - Planning)., Chair, Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee (By Request - Departmental - Planning)Notes: SB 0274 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 89., HB 0017 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 90

HB 19 / SB 207 - Natural Resources - Northern Snakehead - Common Name

Sponsor:Delegate T. Morgan, Senator BaileyNotes:HB 19 -In the House - Returned Passed., SB 207 - In the Senate - Returned Passed

HB 63 /SB 6 - Property Tax - Credit for Dwelling House of Disabled Veterans - Alterations

Sponsor:Delegate Pruski, Senators Gile, Beidle, Carozza, Klausmeier, Simonaire, and SmithNotes:HB 63 - In the House - Passed Enrolled., SB 6 - In the Senate - Returned Passed

HB 218 / SB 86 - Income Tax - Credit for Long-Term Care Premiums (Long-Term Care Relief Act of 2024)

Sponsor:Delegate Stewart, Senator KlausmeierNotes:HB 218 -In the House - Hearing 2/01 at 1:00 p.m. ., SB 86 - In the Senate - Hearing 1/18 at 12:00 p.m.

SB /8 - State and Local Retirement and Pension Systems - Service Credit - Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

Sponsor:Senator WatsonNotes:SB 8 - In the Senate - Hearing 1/25 at 9:30 a.m.

SB 12 - College of Southern Maryland - Board of Trustees Membership - Alterations

Sponsor:Senator EllisNotes:In the Senate - Hearing 1/24 at 2:00 p.m.

Correspondence:

SB 14 / HB 1281 - Economic Development - Tourism Zones - Designation and Benefits

Sponsor:Senator Jackson, Delegates Hartman, Amprey, Anderton, Arentz, Barnes, Boafo, Buckel, Chisholm ext.Notes:SB 14 -In the Senate - Returned Passed., HB 1281 - In the House - Returned Passed

SB /25 - Property Tax Credit - Disabled or Fallen Law Enforcement Officer or Rescue Worker - Alterations

Sponsor:Senator KlausmeierNotes:SB 25 - In the House - Hearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m

SB /58 - Income Tax - Senior Credit - Alterations

Sponsor:Senator BrooksNotes:SB 58 - In the Senate - Hearing 1/17 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 64 / HB 717 - Income Tax - Credit for Employers Providing Parental Engagement Leave

Sponsor:Senator Benson, Delegates J. Long, Alston, Bagnall, Schmidt, Simmons, and WilkinsNotes:SB 64 - In the Senate - Hearing 1/24 at 1:00 p.m., HB 717 - In the House - Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 81 - Higher Education - College of Southern Maryland - Budget

Sponsor:Senator EllisNotes:SB 81 - In the Senate - Hearing 1/24 at 1:00 p.m.

Correspondence:

SB 108 / HB 646 - Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Police Auxiliary and Reserve Volunteers

Sponsor:Senator Bailey, Delegates Simmons, Arikan, Bagnall, D. Jones, Phillips, Roberson, Schmidt, Wilkins, Williams, Wims, and YoungNotes:SB 108 -Approved by the Governor - Chapter 16., HB 646 -Approved by the Governor - Chapter 15.

SB /158 - Cannabis Licensing - Zoning Requirements - Alteration

Sponsor:Senator BaileyNotes:SB 158 - In the Senate - Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.

Correspondence:

HB /0046 - Transportation Investment Program - County Referendum - Authorization

Sponsor:Delegate MangioneNotes:HB 0046 - In the House - Withdrawn by Sponsor

HB 0081 - Constitutional Amendment - Form of County Government - Requirement to Adopt Charter Home Rule

Sponsor:Delegate BouchatNotes:HB 0081 - In the House - Hearing 2/06 at 1:30 p.m.

Correspondence:

SB 0576 / HB 0248 - Property Tax - Assessment Appeal Boards and Supervisors - Regional Organization

Sponsor:Chair, Ways and Means Committee (By Request - Departmental - Assessments and Taxation), Senator King Notes: SB 0576 - In the Senate - Hearing 2/07 at 2:00 p.m., HB 0248 - In the House - Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m,

SB /0200 - Counties - Construction of Sidewalks and Crosswalks - Safe Alternative Routes to Public Schools

Sponsor:Senator EllisNotes:SB 0200 - In the Senate - Hearing 2/07 at 2:00 p.m.

SB 114 / HB 515 - Workgroup to Study the Fiscal and Operational Viability of Public-Private Partnerships for Calvert County Public Schools

Sponsor:Senator Jackson, Delegate J. LongNotes:SB 114 -In the Senate - Returned Passed., HB 515 - In the House - Returned Passed

HB 7 / SB 203 - Housing Innovation Pilot Program and Housing Innovation Fund - Establishment (Housing Innovation Pilot Program Act of 2024)

Sponsor:Delegate Stewart, Senator WaldstreicherNotes:HB 7 - In the House - Passed Enrolled., SB 203 - In the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

HB/9 - State Retirement and Pension System - Forfeiture of Benefits

Sponsor:Delegate CrosbyNotes:HB 9 - In the House - Hearing 1/23 at 2:00 p.m.

HB 44 / SB 343 - Renters' Property Tax Relief and Homeowners' Property Tax Credit Programs - Gross Income and Assessed Value Limitations - Alterations

Sponsor:Delegate Charkoudian, Senator McCrayNotes:HB 44 - In the House - Hearing 2/01 at 1:00 p.m., SB 343 - In the Senate - Hearing 1/24 at 1:00 p.m.

HB /82 - Post College and Career Readiness Pathways - Cost to Student - Alteration

Sponsor:Delegates Wu and T. MorganNotes:HB 82 - In the House - Hearing 1/31 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 0165 / SB 0747 - Local Government – Annual Audit Reporting Requirements – Alterations

Sponsor:Delegate J. Lewis, Senators Guzzone and BensonNotes:HB 0165 -In the House - Passed Enrolled., SB 0747 - In the Senate - Passed Enrolled

HB 190 / SB 1069 - Workers' Compensation - Occupational Disease Presumptions - First Responders

Sponsor:Delegate Hill, Senator KaganNotes:HB 190 -In the House - Referred to interim study by Economic Matters ., SB 1069 -In the Senate - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 205 / SB 104 - Unemployment Insurance Modernization Act of 2024

Sponsor:Delegate Charkoudian, Senator A. WashingtonNotes:HB 205 - In the House - Withdrawn by Sponsor, SB 104 - In the Senate - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 208/ SB 250 - County Public Libraries - Minors, Children, and Teens - Prohibited Practices

Sponsor:Chair, Ways and Means Committee (By Request - Departmental - State Library), Chair, Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee (By Request - Departmental - State Library)Notes:HB 208 -In the Senate - First Reading Education, Energy, and the Environment., SB 250 - In the Senate - Passed Enrolled

HB /210 - Maryland Building Performance Standards – Fossil Fuel Use and Electric–Ready Standards

Sponsor:Delegate AceveroNotes:HB 210 - In the House - Hearing 2/14 at 1:15 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)

HB 226 / SB 269 - Property Tax Credit - Permanent Supportive Housing - Established

Sponsor:Chair, Ways and Means Committee (By Request - Departmental - Housing and Community Development)., Chair, Budget and Taxation Committee (By Request - Departmental - Housing and Community Development) Notes:HB 226 - In the Senate - Withdrawn by Sponsor., SB 269 - In the Senate - Withdrawn by Sponsor

HB 241/ SB 308 - Housing and Community Development - Just Community Designation

Sponsor:Chair, Environment and Transportation Committee (By Request - Departmental - Housing and Community Development)., Chair, Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee (By Request - Departmental - HNotes:HB 241 - In the House - Returned Passed., SB 308 -In the Senate - Returned Passed

HB /243 - Property Tax - Tax Sales - Revisions

Sponsor: Chair, Ways and Means Committee (By Request - Departmental - Housing and Community Development)Notes:HB 243 - In the Senate - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (41-3)

SB 0110 / HB 0365 - School Construction - Local Cost-Share - Alterations

Sponsor:Delegates Ghrist, Arentz, and Jacobs, Senator Hershey Notes: SB 0110 -In the Senate - Hearing 1/18 at 12:00 p.m., HB 0365 - In the House - Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.,

SB /0268 - Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area Program - Enforcement

Sponsor:Chair, Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee (By Request - Critical Area Commission)Notes:SB 0268 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 80

HB 233/ SB 306 - Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area Protection Program – Climate, Equity, and Administrative Provisions

Sponsor:Chair, Environment and Transportation Committee (By Request - Critical Area Commission)., Chair, Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee (By Request - Critical Area Commission)Notes:HB 233 -In the House - Passed Enrolled., SB 306 -In the Senate - Hearing 1/31 at 2:00 p.m.

HB 351 / SB 361 - Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2024, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023

Sponsor:The Speaker (By Request - Administration),. The President (By Request - Administration)Notes:HB 351 - In the House - First Reading Appropriations, SB 361 - In the Senate - Passed Enrolled

HB 352 / SB 362 - Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2024

Sponsor:The Speaker (By Request - Administration),.The President (By Request - Administration) Notes:HB 352 - In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 12:30 p.m., SB 362 - In the House - Passed Enrolled

HB / 0279 - Common Ownership Communities - Local Commissions - Requirements

Sponsor:Delegate HolmesNotes:HB 0279 - In the House - Hearing 2/06 at 1:30 p.m.

HB / 0420 - State and Local Parks - Play Area Accessibility - Recreation Communication Boards Pilot Program

Sponsor:Delegates Lehman, Forbes, Guyton, S. Johnson, D. Jones, Kaufman, Pasteur, Pena-Melnyk, Ruth, Schmidt, Simpson, Taveras, and VogelNotes:HB 0420 - In the House - Returned Passed

HB 24 / SB 96 - Department of the Environment - Environmental Justice Evaluation of Environmental Permit Applications

Sponsor:Senator Jackson , Delegate BoyceNotes:HB 24 -In the Senate - First Reading Education, Energy, and the Environment ., SB 96 - In the Senate - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

HB / 101 - State Highway Projects - Removal, Relocation, and Adjustment of Utility Facilities - Notification, Work Plans, and Compliance

Sponsor:Delegate CharkoudianNotes:HB 101 - In the House - Referred to interim study by Economic Matters

SB 453 / HB 576 - Mental Health - Emergency Evaluation and Involuntary Admission Procedures and Assisted Outpatient Treatment Programs

Sponsor:The President (By Request - Administration) Delega and Senators Beidle, Brooks, Carter, Charles, Folden, Gile, Hershey, McKay, Ready, Waldstreicher, and The Speaker, Notes:SB 453 - In the Senate - Returned Passed., HB 576 - In the House - Passed Enrolled

SB 0484 / HB 0538 - Land Use – Affordable Housing – Zoning Density and Permitting (Housing Expansion and Affordability Act of 2024)

Sponsor: The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Beidle, Brooks, Charles, Elfreth, Gile, Lam, McKay, and Waldstreicher, The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates ext, Notes: SB 0484 - In the Senate - Hearing 3/01 at 9:00 a.m., HB 0538 - In the House - Passed Enrolled

HB 571 / SB 485 - Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program - Modifications

Sponsor:Delegates Qi, Boafo, Fennell, Foley, A.Johnson, Kaufman, Lehman, Patterson, Pruski, Simmons, Taveras, and Wu,Senator Hayes Notes:HB 571 -In the House - Returned Passed., SB 485 - In the Senate - Returned Passed

HB 599 / SB 483 - Maryland Community Investment Corporation - Establishment (Housing and Community Development Financing Act of 2024)

Sponsor:The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Allen, Amprey, Anderton, Bagnall, handari, Bouchat, Buckel, Charkoudian, Conaway, Crutchfield, Davis, Ebersole, Edelson, Fennell, Foley, ext. Notes:HB 599 -In the House - Returned Passed., SB 483 - In the Senate - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Energy, and the Environment)

SB 0537 / HB 0805 - Cannabis - Licensee Locations - Restrictions

Sponsor:Senator Feldman, Delegate WilsonNotes:SB 0537 - In the House - Rereferred to Economic Matters., HB 0805 - In the House - Passed Enrolled

SB 0446 / HB 0280 - Local Government - Condominium and Homeowners Associations - Repair and Rehabilitation Funds

Sponsor:Senator Muse, Delegate Holmes,Notes: SB 0446 - In the Senate - Returned Passed., HB 0280 - In the House - Returned Passed

HB 525/SB 513 - Employment Discrimination - Use of Cannabis Products

Sponsor:Delegates Wilkins, Toles, Boafo, Fennell, Jackson, and TurnerNotes:HB 525 -In the House - Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.; SB 513 - In the Senate - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 533 / SB 621 - County Police Accountability Boards – Investigation of Complaints of Police Misconduct

Sponsor:Delegates Ruff, Acevero, Addison, Amprey, Crutchfield, Phillips, and Wilkins, Senator Carter Notes:HB 533 - In the House - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.,. SB 621 -In the Senate - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 0516 /HB 0685 - Economic Development - Maryland Aerospace and Technology Commission

Sponsor: Senator A. Washington, Delegates Harris and Chang,Notes: SB 0516 - In the Senate - Passed Enrolled., HB 0685 - In the House - Returned Passed

HB 692 / SB 985 - Economic Development - County or Municipality Economic Development Authority - Powers and Use of Proceeds

Sponsor:Delegates Qi, Boafo, Fair, Kaufman,Patterson, Spiegel, Taylor,Watson,Woods, and Wu, Senator Lewis Young Notes:HB 692 - In the House - Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means) SB 985 - In the Senate - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.

HB / 712 - Public Information Act - Denials - Confidential Information

Sponsor:Delegate RosenbergNotes:HB 712 - In the House - Withdrawn by Sponsor

SB / 607 - Public Safety - Police Accountability and Discipline - Summary Punishment

Sponsor:Senators Folden, Bailey, Salling, Smith, and WestNotes:SB 607 - In the House - Hearing canceled.

SB / 608 - Public Safety - Police Accountability - Time Limit for Filing Administrative Charges

Sponsor:Senators Folden, Bailey, Benson, Corderman, Salling, and SmithNotes:SB 608 - In the House - Hearing canceled

SB / 622 - Community Reinvestment and Repair Fund - Funding (Maryland Reparations Act of 2024)

Sponsor:Senator CarterNotes:SB 622 - In the Senate - Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 0316 / HB 0043 - Motor Vehicle Registration - Exceptions for Golf Carts

Sponsor:Senator Bailey ,Delegate Stewart,Notes:SB 0316 -In the Senate - Returned Passed., HB 0043 -In the House - Passed Enrolled

HB / 0470 - County Income Tax - Rate and Income Brackets - Alterations

Sponsor:Delegate Palakovich CarrNotes:HB 0470 - In the House - Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 0812 /SB 0589 - Tri–County Council for Southern Maryland – Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission – Funding

Sponsor:Delegates J. Long, Davis, Harris, T. Morgan, and Wilson, Senators Bailey, Jackson, Benson, Elfreth, Ellis, and RosapepeNotes: HB 0812 - In the House - Returned Passed., SB 0589 - In the Senate - Passed Enrolled

SB 653 / HB 1101 - Standing - Environmental and Natural Resources Protection Proceedings (Clean Water Justice Act of 2024)

Sponsor:Senator Augustine, Delegates Love, Charkoudian, Foley, Fraser-Hidalgo, J. Long, Ruth, and StewartNotes:SB 653 -In the Senate - Returned Passed., HB 1101 - In the House - Passed Enrolled

SB /685 - Program Open Space - Use of Property - Renewable Energy and Storage

Sponsor:Senator AugustineNotes:SB 685 - In the Senate - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 712/HB 938 - State-Owned Nursing Homes - Deficiencies, Citations, and Fines - Reporting Requirements

Sponsor: Senator Bailey, Delegates Crosby, M. Morgan, T. Morgan, Alston, Bagnall, ext.Notes:SB 712 - In the Senate - Returned Passed., HB 938 - In the House - Returned Passed

SB 0724 / HB 0196 - Motor Vehicles - School Buses - Seat Belts

Sponsor: Senator Benson, Delegates Taveras, Guyton, Hill, and Kaufman,Notes: SB 0724 - In the Senate - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m., HB 0196 - In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

HB / 0275 - Motor Vehicle Registration - Exception for Golf Carts - Town of Charlestown

Sponsor:Cecil County DelegationNotes: HB 0275 - In the House - Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 0344 / SB 0345 - Transportation - Vision Zero Advisory Commission - Establishment

Sponsor:Delegates Palakovich Carr, Charkoudian,Embry, Foley, Fraser-Hidalgo, Guyton, Kaufman, Lehman, R. Lewis, Lopez, Love, Martinez, Mireku-North, Pasteur, Pena-Melnyk, Qi, Ruth, Shetty, Solomon, ext. Notes:HB 0344 -In the Senate - Rereferred to Judicial Proceedings., SB 0345 - In the Senate - Passed Enrolled

HB 0361 / SB 0640 - Property Tax Exemption for Community Solar Energy Generating Systems - Limitation on Generating Capacity - Alteration

Sponsor:Delegate Jackson, Senator BrooksNotes:HB 0361 -In the House - Withdrawn by Sponsor., SB 0640 -In the Senate - Withdrawn by Sponsor

SB 0412 / HB 0408 - Mental Health Law - County Mental Health Advisory Committees - Membership

Sponsor:Senators Gile, Bailey, Beidle, Klausmeier, McKay, Ready, Rosapepe, and Salling, Delegates Bagnall, Allen, Buckel, Chang, Fair, Guyton, Hill, Howard, D. Jones, Kaufman, Kerr, Kipke, Miller, Ext. Notes: SB 0412 -In the Senate - Returned Passed., HB 0408 -In the House - Returned Passed

SB 0386 /HB 0456 - County Boards of Education - Student Members - Voting Rights and Participation in Executive Sessions

Sponsor:Delegates Fair, Ebersole, and Grossman,Senators Lewis Young, Charles, Elfreth, Muse, and A. Washington Notes: SB 0386 - In the Senate - Hearing 2/07 at 2:00 p.m., HB 0456 - In the House - Withdrawn by Sponsor

SB 0049 / HB 0366 - Restrictions on Use - Solar Collector Systems - Alteration

Sponsor:Senator Elfreth, Delegate SmithNotes:SB 0049 -In the Senate - Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m., HB 0366 - In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

SB / 112 - County Boards of Education - Student Cellular Phone Use - Policy Required

Sponsor:Senator SallingNotes:SB 112 - In the Senate - Hearing 1/17 at 3:00 p.m.

SB / 0131 - Transportation - Consolidated Transportation Program - Categorization and Equitable Distribution of Projects

Sponsor:Senator EllisNotes:SB 0131 - In the Senate - Hearing 1/18 at 12:00 p.m.

SB 0392 / HB 0616 - Agricultural Land - Adversarial Foreign Governments - Restrictions on Property Interests

Sponsor:Senator Gallion, Delegates Munoz and MillerNotes:SB 0392 - In the Senate - Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m., HB 0616 - In the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.

SB / 0423 - Real Property - Recordation - Procedures

Sponsor: Senator JamesNotes:SB 0423 - In the Senate - Returned Passed

SB 0514 / HB 0389 - State Highways - Sidewalks and Bicycle Pathways - Maintenance and Repair

Sponsor:Senator A. Washington, Delegates Healey, Martinez, and WilliamsNotes:SB 0514 - In the Senate - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m., HB 0389 -In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 12:30 p.m. (Appropriations)

SB 0660 / HB 0800 - Maryland Voting Rights Act of 2024 - Counties and Municipalities

Sponsor:Delegate Smith, Senator SydnorNotes: SB 0660 -In the Senate - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.,HB 0800 - In the House - Hearin 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.,

SB 0677 / HB 0455 - Comptroller - Electronic Tax and Fee Return Filing Requirements

Sponsor:The President (By Request - Office of the Comptroller), The Speaker (By Request - Office of the Comptroller) Notes:SB 0677 -In the Senate - Returned Passed., HB 0455 - In the House - Returned Passed

SB 0799 / HB 0786 - Health Occupations – Limited License to Practice Dentistry – Services for Adults

Sponsor:Senators McKay and Guzzone, Senators McKay and GuzzoneNotes: SB 0799 -In the Senate - Returned Passed., HB 0786 - In the House - Returned Passed

HB 836 / SB 681 - Major Highway Capacity Expansion Projects - Impact Assessments and Mitigation Plans (Transportation and Climate Alignment Act of 2024)

Sponsor:Delegates Edelson, Embry, Foley, Holmes, J. Lewis, J. Long, Love, Palakovich Carr, Ruth, Smith, Solomon,Taveras, Vogel, and Wilkins, Senators Lam and Gile Notes:HB 836 - In the Senate - Special Order until later today (Senator King) Adopted., SB 681 - In the Senate - Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance

HB / 842 - Environmental Justice - Investment in Infrastructure Construction Projects

Sponsor:Delegates Taveras, Holmes, and KaufmanNotes:HB 842 - In the House - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Appropriations)

HB / 0919 - Property Tax - County Authority to Set Special Rates

Sponsor:Delegate FairNotes:HB 0919 - In the House - Referred to interim study by Ways and Means

HB 926 / SB 1033 - Maryland Building Performance Standards – Local Requests for Guidance – Religious Considerations

Sponsor:Delegate Griffith, Senator CarterNotes:HB 926 -In the House - Returned Passed., SB 1033 -In the Senate - Returned Passed

SB / 710 - Water Utilities Shutoff Protections

Sponsor:Senator M. WashingtonNotes:In the Senate - Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 785 / HB 1126 - Public Nuisance - Common Carriers - Damage to Public Infrastructure

Sponsor:Senator McKay, Delegate BuckelNotes:SB 785 -In the Senate - Withdrawn by Sponsor ., HB 1126 -In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)

SB 793 / HB 0895 - Maryland Tort Claims Act - Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs - County Responsibility

Sponsor:Senator West, Delegate EmbryNotes:SB 793 -In the Senate - Returned Passed., HB 0895 - In the House - Returned Passed

SB 639 / HB 862 - Property Tax Exemption - Disabled Veterans - Service Connected Disability

Sponsor:Senator Brooks, Delegates Allen, Bhandari, Crosby, Edelson, Griffith, Jackson, D. Jones, Lehman, Patterson, Ruth, Szeliga, and White Holland Notes:SB 639 - In the Senate - Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m., HB 862 - In the House - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 950 / SB 1125 - Maryland Transit Administration - Locally Operated Transit Systems - Mandatory Funding

Sponsor:Delegates Edelson, Harris, Ivey, D Jones, and Solomon, Senator Jackson Notes:HB 950 - In the House - Returned Passed., SB 1125 - In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules

Correspondence:

HB / 0885 - Agricultural Land and Programs - People's Republic of China

Sponsor:Delegates Chisholm, Fisher, Arikan, Buckel, Ciliberti, Grammer, Griffith, Hornberger, Kipke, Mangione, McComas, Miller, M. Morgan, Nawrocki, Rose, Schmidt, Szeliga, Tomlinson, Valentine, and WivelNotes:HB 0885 - In the House - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)

SB 0407 / HB 0904 - Community Colleges - Capital Projects - State Share Adjustment

Sponsor:Senator McKay, Delegate Hinebaugh, Notes:SB 0407 -In the Senate - Withdrawn by Sponsor., HB 0904 - In the House - Withdrawn by Sponsor

HB 0924 / SB 1126 - Transportation – Regional Transportation Authorities

Sponsor:Delegates Spiegel, Edelson, Fair, and Williams, Senator King Notes:HB 0924 - In the House - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)., SB 1126 - In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules

HB 0940 / SB 1170 - Local Government - Authorized Uses of Revenues From Development Impact Fees

Sponsor: Delegates Arentz, Ghrist, and Jacobs, Senator Hershey, Notes:HB 0940 - In the House - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m., SB 1170 -In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules

HB / 0951 - County Boards of Education - Voter Registration Link - Posting Requirement

Sponsor:Delegate FairNotes:HB 0951 - In the House - Withdrawn by Sponsor

SB 0788 / HB 1221 - Battery Storage and Solar Arrays Safety Training Grant Program and Fund

Sponsor:Senator McKayNotes:SB 0788 - In the Senate - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m., HB 1221 - In the House - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)

SB / 0866 - Health - Small Halfway Houses and Small Private Group Homes - County Zoning

Sponsor:Senator ReadyNotes:SB 0866 - In the Senate - Withdrawn by Sponsor

SB / 0906 - Housing and Community Development - Conversion of Commercial Buildings for Residential Use - Report

Sponsor:Senator AugustineNotes:SB 0906 - In the House - Hearing 4/02 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 0983 / HB 1473 - Hunting - Lead and Lead-Based Ammunition - Phase-Out

Sponsor:Senator Lewis YoungNotes:SB 0983 - In the Senate - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m., HB 1473 - In the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

SB 1054 / HB 1265 - Local Government - Building Permits for Residential Solar Energy and Residential Energy Storage Systems - Required Platform and Inspections

Sponsor:Senator Kramer, Delegate Fraser-HidalgoNotes:SB 1054 - In the Senate - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m., HB 1265 - In the House - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 1082 / HB 1328 - Solar Energy and Energy Storage - Development and State Procurement

Sponsor:Senator Hester, Delegates Ziegler and CrosbyNotes:SB 1082 - In the Senate - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Energy, and the Environment) HB 1328 -In the House - Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m. (Economic Matters)

HB 409 / SB 037 - Public Utilities - Street Lighting Equipment - Acquisitions and Reporting (County and Municipal Street Lighting Investment Act)

Sponsor:Delegates Kaufman, Acevero, Allen, Boafo, Bouchat, Cullison, Hill, Ivey, A. Johnson, Lehman, Mireku-North, Palakovich Carr, Pasteur, Pruski, Rosenberg, Shetty, Simmons, Simpson, Solomon, Spiegel, ext.Notes:HB 409 - In the House - Withdrawn by Sponsor., SB 037 - In the Senate - Withdrawn by Sponsor

HB 0694 / SB 0482 - Governor's Office for Children - Engaging Neighborhoods, Organizations, Unions, Governments, and Households (ENOUGH) Grant Program (ENOUGH Act of 2024)

Sponsor:The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Allen, Amprey, Anderton, Bagnall, Bartlett, Bhandari, Boafo, Bouchat, Boyce, ext, The President (By Request -Administration) Senators August extNotes:HB 0694 -In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 12:30 p.m. (Appropriations)., SB 0482 -In the Senate - Passed Enrolled

HB 501 / SB 522 - Charter Counties - Enforcement of Local Laws

Sponsor:Delegates Fennell, Harris, Martinez, Patterson, Turner, and Williams, Senator Augustine Notes:HB 501 - In the House - Returned Passed., SB 522 - In the Senate - Returned Passed

HB 577 / SB 1107 - Housing and Community Development - Study on the Establishment of a Homeless Shelter Licensing Program.

Sponsor:Delegates Grossman, Allen, Bouchat,Embry, Fair, Guyton, Kaiser, Kaufman, Lehman, Mireku-North, Simpson, and Vogel, Senators M. Washington, Elfreth, Hettleman, and GileNotes:HB 577 In the House - Passed Enrolled., SB 1107 - In the Senate - Passed Enrolled

HB / 1090 - Revitalizing Neighborhoods Through Homeownership Program and Fund – Established

Sponsor:Delegates Queen, Allen, Foley, Holmes, Lehman, J. Long, Qi, Ruth, and TerrasaNotes:HB 1090 - In the House - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Correspondence:

HB 1145 / SB 844 - Workers' Compensation - Occupational Disease Presumptions - Hypertension

Sponsor:Delegates Rogers, Boafo, Henson, and Pruski, Senator Klausmeier Notes:HB 1145 - In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m., SB 844 -In the Senate - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

HB /1306 - Admissions and Amusement Tax - Food and Beverages

Sponsor:Delegate FairNotes:HB 1306 - In the House - Withdrawn by Sponsor

HB 1432 / SB 1062 - Education - Prekindergarten and Withholding of County Board Funding (Blueprint Accountability and Flexibility Act of 2024)

Sponsor:Delegates Miller, Adams, Arentz, Baker, Bouchat, Buckel, Chisholm, Griffith, Hartman, Hinebaugh, Hornberger, Howard, Hutchinson, Jacobs, Kipke, Mangione, ext. Senator Hershey Notes:HB 1432 - In the House - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Appropriations), SB 1062 - In the Senate - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Energy, and the Environment)

HB 1449 / SB 1045 - Zoning – Board of Appeals Decisions or Zoning Actions – Judicial Review

Sponsor:Delegate Lehman, Senator GileNotes:HB 1449 - In the House - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m., SB 1045 -In the Senate - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.

HB / 1457 - Common Ownership Communities - Ombudsman Unit, Governing Document Database, and Local Commissions

Sponsor:Delegate HolmesNotes:HB 1457 - In the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

HB 293 / SB 1168 - State Boat Act - Abandoned or Sunken Recreational Vessels - Identification and Removal

Sponsor: Delegates Arentz, Ghrist, and Jacobs, Senator Hershey Notes:HB 293 - In the House - Withdrawn by Sponsor., SB 1168 -In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules