Legislative Tracker 5 Feb 2020

 

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Key Dates:

7 Feb – House Bills introduced after this date are referred to House Rules Comm.

 

Bill Count:

# House Bills submitted:  1039

# Senate Bills submitted:  997

 

New Bills (Check Tracker for Additional Info):

 

HB 997 (Brooks) – Task Force to Study Veterans’ Suicide Causes and Prevention

 

HB 1007 (P. Young) (x/f SB 532) – Task Force to Study the Veteran-Owned Small Business Enterprise Program

 

HB 1027 (P. Young) (x/f SB 487) – Military Service Credit – Eligibility

 

HB 1031 | SB 973 (Chair, Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness) – Reports on Housing Status

 

SB 700 (Waldstreicher) (x/f HB 766) – Property Tax Credit - Disabled Military Personnel and Surviving Spouses

 

SB 789 (Eckardt) – Suicide Mortality Review and Prevention Act of 2020

 

SB 866 (Edwards) – Resident Hunting Licenses and Stamps – Members of the Armed Forces

 

SB 904 (Smith) – Sheila E. Hixson Behavioral Health Services Matching Grant Program for Service Members and Veterans 

 

This week in Annapolis:

 

Tuesday, 4 February

HB 593 (P. Young) | Appropriations

HB 597 (P. Young) | Appropriations

SB 294 (Ellis) | EHEA

SB 318 (Elfreth) | EHEA

SB 324 (Simonaire) | Finance

 

Thursday, 6 February

HB 133 (DoT) | E&T

HB 257 (Crosby) | W&M

SB 280 (Admin.) | EHEA

 

Friday, 7 February

HB 389 (Rogers) | W&M

 

Next Week in Annapolis:

 

Tuesday, 11 February

HB 349 (Admin.) | Economic Matters

HB 506 (Valentino-Smith) | Appropriations

HB 398 (Rogers) | E&T

 

Wednesday, 12 February

HB 114 (Long) | E&T

HB 236 (Carey) | E&T

SB 282 (Admin.) |EHEA

SB 349 (Patterson) | B&T

SB 417 (Salling) | B&T

SB 458 (Elfreth) | EHEA

SB 488 (Peters) | B&T

 

Thursday, 13 February

SB 366 (Ready) | Finance

HB 570 (Carroll County Delegation) | W&M

 

Friday, 14 February

HB 361 (Admin.) | W&M

HB 371 (Lisanti) | W&M

HB 503 (Valentino-Smith) | W&M

   
Take care,

Brian T. Smith
Vice President

Maryland Military Coalition

 

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Current Status 2020 Regular Session - For Tracking list: MDGA2020 (All Bills) - Created on: 02/05/2020 02:01 a.m.

Number/
Chapter
(Cross File)
Total: 65

Title

Primary Sponsor

Status

Original House Committee(s) and
Hearing Dates

Opposite House Committee(s) and
Hearing Dates

HB0012
    (SB0341)

Department of Veterans Affairs - Homes for Veterans - Veterans of Uniformed Service

Delegate Rogers

Hearing 1/29 at 2:00 p.m.

Health and Government Operations
1/29/2020 - 2:00 p.m.

HB0032

General Provisions - Commemorative Days - Welcome Home Korean War Veterans Day

Delegate Chang

First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

Rules and Executive Nominations

HB0114

Agriculture - Animal Shelters - Waiver of Adoption Fee

Delegate Long

Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.

Environment and Transportation
2/12/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0119

Commission on African American Patriots in the American Revolutionary War

Delegate Rosenberg

First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

Rules and Executive Nominations

HB0131
    (SB0059)

State Lottery - Instant Ticket Lottery Machines - Fraternal Organizations ("ITLM" for Homeless Veterans Act)

Delegate Krimm

Hearing 1/30 at 1:00 p.m.

Ways and Means
1/30/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0133

Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program - Deployed Military Personnel - Exemption

Chair, Environment and Transportation Committee

Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.

Environment and Transportation
2/6/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0151
    (SB0191)

Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2020, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2019

Speaker

First Reading Appropriations

Appropriations

HB0152
    (SB0192)

Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2020

Speaker

First Reading Appropriations

Appropriations

HB0204
    (SB0359)

Corporations and Associations - Disadvantaged Business Enterprises and Veteran-Owned Small Business Enterprises - Filing Fee Exemption and Study

Delegate Qi

Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.

Economic Matters
2/19/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0236
    (SB0025)

Hunting and Fishing Licenses - Active Military, Former Prisoners of War, Recipients of the Purple Heart Award, and Disabled Veterans

Delegate Carey

Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.

Environment and Transportation
2/12/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0257
    (SB0417)

Property Tax - Credit for Disabled Veterans

Delegate Crosby

Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.

Ways and Means
2/6/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0349
    (SB0280)

Occupational and Professional Licensing - Service Members, Veterans, and Military Spouses - Revisions to Reciprocity Requirements

Speaker

Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.

Economic Matters
2/11/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0350
    (SB0269)

Income Tax Subtraction Modification - Correctional Officers, Law Enforcement Officers, and Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services Personnel (Hometown Heroes Act)

Speaker

Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.

Ways and Means
2/14/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0361
    (SB0279)

Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement Income

Speaker

Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.

Ways and Means
2/14/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0362
    (SB0282)

Maryland National Guard - Tuition Assistance Program - Modifications

Speaker

Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.

Appropriations
3/3/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0371

Income Tax – Subtraction Modification – Military Retirement Income (Defense Workforce Opportunity Act)

Delegate Lisanti

Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.

Ways and Means
2/14/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0389
    (SB0203)

Income Tax Checkoff - Maryland Veterans Trust Fund

Delegate Rogers

Hearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m.

Ways and Means
2/7/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0398

Energy Efficiency - Net-Zero Homes - Contract Preferences

Delegate Rogers

Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.

Environment and Transportation
2/11/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0496

Motor Vehicle Insurance - Lapse - Active Duty Military Personnel

Delegate Crosby

Hearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m.

Economic Matters
2/5/2020 - 2:00 p.m.

HB0503
    (SB0391)

Primary and Secondary Schools - Dependent Children of Service Members - Enrollment and Documentation Requirements

Delegate Valentino-Smith

Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.

Ways and Means
2/14/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0506
    (SB0458)

Higher Education - Nonresident Tuition Exemption for Military Personnel, Spouses, and Dependents - Alterations

Delegate Valentino-Smith

Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.

Appropriations
2/11/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0570
    (SB0366)

Carroll County - Education - Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Instructors

Carroll County Delegation

Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.

Ways and Means
2/13/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0593
    (SB0294)

Higher Education - Annual Revenues of For-Profit Institutions - Limitation on Enrollment (Veterans' Education Protection Act)

Delegate Young, P.

Hearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.

Appropriations
2/4/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0596

Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts Scholarship - Graduate Students and Other Alterations

Delegate Young, P.

Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.

Appropriations
2/18/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0597
    (SB0318)

Higher Education - Nonresident Tuition - Exemption for Spouses and Dependents of Honorably Discharged Veterans

Delegate Young, P.

Hearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.

Appropriations
2/4/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0633

State Retirement and Pension System - Military Service - Purchase of Credit

Delegate Cox

Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.

Appropriations
2/18/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0646

Vehicle Registration - Special Plates for Veterans - Fees

Delegate Young, P.

Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.

Environment and Transportation
2/20/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0708
    (SB0349)

Property Tax Exemption - Disabled Veterans

Delegate Watson, R.

Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.

Ways and Means
2/18/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HB0766
    (SB0700)

Property Tax Credit - Disabled Military Personnel and Surviving Spouses

Delegate Kaiser

Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.

Ways and Means
2/18/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

HJ0004

Commission to Establish a Maryland Women Veterans Memorial

Delegate Bagnall

First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

Rules and Executive Nominations

SB0020
    (HB0716)

General Provisions - Commemorative Days - Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day

Senator Patterson

First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

SB0025
    (HB0236)

Hunting and Fishing Licenses - Active Military, Former Prisoners of War, Recipients of the Purple Heart Award, and Disabled Veterans

Senator Simonaire

Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/23/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0059
    (HB0131)

State Lottery - Instant Ticket Lottery Machines - Fraternal Organizations ("Slots" for Homeless Veterans Act)

Senator Young

Hearing 1/09 at 2:00 p.m.

Budget and Taxation
1/9/2020 - 2:00 p.m.

SB0084

Funeral Establishments and Crematories - Unclaimed Cremains of Veterans - Notification, Disposition, and Reporting

Senator Simonaire

Hearing 1/21 at 1:30 p.m.

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/21/2020 - 1:30 p.m.

SB0086

Natural Resources - Fishing and Hunting Rights

Senator Simonaire

Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/23/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0090

Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program - Definitions

Senator Simonaire

Hearing 1/23 at 1:00 p.m.

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/23/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0109

Disabled Active Duty Service Members, Disabled Veterans, and Surviving Spouses - Exemption From Property Tax and Other Charges and Refunds

Senator Ellis

Hearing 1/22 at 1:00 p.m.

Budget and Taxation
1/22/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0128

Local Government – Animal Control Facilities – Adoption Fee Waiver for Veterans (Pets for Vets Act of 2020)

Senator Simonaire

Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/29/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0142

Natural Resources - Recreational License Donation Program and Healing Hunting and Fishing Fund - Revisions

Senator Simonaire

Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/29/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0190

Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2021)

President

First Reading Budget and Taxation

Budget and Taxation

SB0191
    (HB0151)

Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2020, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2019

President

First Reading Budget and Taxation

Budget and Taxation

SB0192
    (HB0152)

Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2020

President

First Reading Budget and Taxation

Budget and Taxation

SB0203
    (HB0389)

Income Tax Checkoff - Maryland Veterans Trust Fund

Senator Elfreth

Hearing 1/22 at 1:00 p.m.

Budget and Taxation
1/22/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0211

Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement Income

Senator Salling

Hearing 1/22 at 1:00 p.m.

Budget and Taxation
1/22/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0269
    (HB0350)

Income Tax Subtraction Modification – Correctional Officers, Law Enforcement Officers, and Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services Personnel (Hometown Heroes Act)

President

Hearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m.

Budget and Taxation
2/5/2020 - 2:00 p.m.

SB0279
    (HB0361)

Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement Income

President

Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.

Budget and Taxation
1/29/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0280
    (HB0349)

Occupational and Professional Licensing - Service Members, Veterans, and Military Spouses - Revisions to Reciprocity Requirements

President

Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/6/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0282
    (HB0362)

Maryland National Guard - Tuition Assistance Program - Modifications

President

Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/12/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0294
    (HB0593)

Higher Education - Annual Revenues of For-Profit Institutions - Limitation on Enrollment (Veterans' Education Protection Act)

Senator Ellis

Hearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/4/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0318
    (HB0597)

Higher Education - Nonresident Tuition - Exemption for Spouses and Dependents of Honorably Discharged Veterans

Senator Elfreth

Hearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/4/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0324

Veterans - Behavioral Health Services - Mental Health First Aid

Senator Simonaire

Hearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.

Finance
2/4/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0341
    (HB0012)

Department of Veterans Affairs - Homes for Veterans - Veterans of Uniformed Service

Senator Griffith

Hearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m.

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/5/2020 - 2:00 p.m.

SB0349
    (HB0708)

Property Tax Exemption - Disabled Veterans

Senator Patterson

Hearing 2/12 at 2:00 p.m.

Budget and Taxation
2/12/2020 - 2:00 p.m.

SB0359
    (HB0204)

Corporations and Associations - Disadvantaged Business Enterprises and Veteran-Owned Small Business Enterprises - Filing Fee Exemption and Study

Senator Serafini

Hearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m.

Budget and Taxation
2/5/2020 - 2:00 p.m.

SB0366
    (HB0570)

Carroll County - Education - Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Instructors

Senator Ready

Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.

Finance
2/13/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0417
    (HB0257)

Property Tax - Credit for Disabled Veterans

Senator Salling

Hearing 2/12 at 2:00 p.m.

Budget and Taxation
2/12/2020 - 2:00 p.m.

SB0458
    (HB0506)

Higher Education - Nonresident Tuition Exemption for Military Personnel, Spouses, and Dependents - Alterations

Senator Elfreth

Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/12/2020 - 1:00 p.m.

SB0487

Military Service Credit - Eligibility

Senator Serafini

Hearing 2/20 at 8:30 a.m.

Budget and Taxation
2/20/2020 - 8:30 a.m.

SB0488

Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military and Public Safety Retirement Income

Senator Peters

Hearing 2/12 at 2:00 p.m.

Budget and Taxation
2/12/2020 - 2:00 p.m.

SB0532

Task Force to Study the Veteran–Owned Small Business Enterprise Program

Senator Smith

First Reading Finance

Finance

SB0700
    (HB0766)

Property Tax Credit - Disabled Military Personnel and Surviving Spouses

Senator Waldstreicher

First Reading Budget and Taxation

Budget and Taxation

SB0789

Public Health - Maryland Suicide Fatality Review Committee (Suicide Mortality Review and Prevention Act of 2020)

Senator Eckardt

First Reading Finance

Finance

SB0866

Resident Hunting Licenses and Stamps - Members of the Armed Forces

Senator Edwards

First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

SB0904

Sheila E. Hixson Behavioral Health Services Matching Grant Program for Service Members and Veterans - Establishment

Senator Smith

First Reading Finance and Budget and Taxation

Finance
Budget and Taxation

SB0973

Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness - Reports on Housing Status

Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness

First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Judicial Proceedings