The Montgomery County Delegation
of the Maryland General Assembly

 


BI-COUNTY LEGISLATION
2003 SESSION

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The following bi-county legislation (affecting both Prince George's County and Montgomery County; or an agency that serves both counties) has been approved by the requesting legislator(s) to be considered by the Montgomery County and Prince George's County Delegations during the 2003 Session.  This chart will provide general information about the content of each bill, as well as an up-to-date bill history. To obtain a copy of any of these bills and/or amendments by mail or fax, please contact the Montgomery County delegation office at 301-858-3010 or click here. Be sure to include your name, address, fax #, and the bill number you are requesting in your message.

For information about hearings and the status of bills while they are being considered in the Prince George's County Delegation, you may call the Prince George's County Delegation office at 301-858-3074 or 410-841-3074.  The Prince George's County House Delegation website is available at www.princegeorgeshousedelegation.com.

Information about the title of a bill and requesting legislator are not included on this chart until the legislator has approved the final draft of the bill. The bills numbers indicate the number of bills that have been requested.
BILLNUMBER/
REQUESTED BY
DESCRIPTION BILL HISTORY
MC/PG 101-03

Delegate Davis

House Bill 377

Prince George's County - Solid Waste Acceptance Facilities - Moratorium and Task Force prohibits the approval of new or expanded solid waste acceptance facilities in Prince George's County before July 1, 2004, with specified exceptions; prohibits the issuance or use of specified permits before July 1, 2004, with specified exceptions; establishes the Prince George's County Task Force on Solid Waste Equity; establishes the membership, charge, responsibilities, and staffing of the Task Force; etc.

Montgomery County House:
Public Hearing - December 19

Prince George's County House:
2/28/03 - SPECIAL ORDERED
3/7/03 - UNFAVORABLE

(This bill will receive no further consideration this Session)

GENERAL ASSEMBLY HISTORY BY LEGISLATIVE DATE

House Action
2/4
First Reading Environmental Matters
3/17
Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action
MC/PG 102-03

CANCELED

 
MC/PG 103-03

CANCELED

 
MC/PG 104-03

CANCELED

 
MC/PG 105-03

CANCELED

 
MC/PG 106-03

CANCELED

 
MC/PG 107-03

Chairs on behalf of WSSC

House Bill 379

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission - Collective Bargaining establishes collective bargaining rights for specified employees of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC); repeals a provision that sets a maximum increase in compensation for specified employees in the WSSC's budget; grants specified employees and WSSC specified rights; prohibits specified actions; establishes unfair labor practice procedures; provides for the appointment of a neutral party under specified circumstances; establishes procedures for the election and certification of an exclusive representative; etc. Montgomery County House:
Public Hearing - December 19

Joint Meeting of Montgomery and Prince George's Bi-County Committees:
1/21/03 - Special Ordered

Montgomery County House:
2/28/03 - UNFAVORABLE

Prince George's County House:
2/28/03 - UNFAVORABLE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY HISTORY BY LEGISLATIVE DATE

House Action
2/4
First Reading Appropriations
2/5
Hearing 2/13 at 11:00 a.m.
2/11
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.
3/10
Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action
MC/PG 108-03

Delegates Menes, Frush and Moe; Senator Green

HB 901

Prince George's County - Land Use Regulation - Delegation to Municipal Corporations authorizes the district council for Prince George's County to delegate specified planning and zoning powers to specified municipal corporations; authorizes the district council to approve specified local plans; authorizes specified municipal corporations to exercise specified planning and zoning powers; requires the district council to delegate specified planning and zoning powers in specified circumstances; authorizes appeals of specified decisions to be made to the district council; etc Montgomery County House:
Public Hearing - December 19

Prince George's County House:
3/19/03 - UNFAVORABLE/WD


GENERAL ASSEMBLY HISTORY BY LEGISLATIVE DATE

House Action
2/11
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2/21
Re-referred Environmental Matters
3/21
Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action
MC/PG 109-03

Delegate Heller

House Bill 383

 

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission - Collective Bargaining and Binding Arbitration  establishes collective bargaining rights for specified employees of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC); establishes specified bargaining units; outlines matters concerning representation; provides for dispute resolution; establishes collective bargaining and binding arbitration; requires the labor relations administrator to provide, and the Commission to post, specified notice of specified elections at a specified time; etc.  Montgomery County House:
Public Hearing - December 19

Joint Meeting of Montgomery and Prince George's Bi-County Committees:
1/21/03 - Special Ordered
1/27/03 - Held Over
2/3/03 - Held Over
2/10/03 - Held Over
2/24/03 - Held Over
3/3/03 - FAVORABLE WITH AMENDMENTS

Montgomery County House:
3/7/03 - FAVORABLE WITH AMENDMENTS

Prince George's County House:
3/19/03 - FAVORABLE WITH AMENDMENTS

Montgomery County Senate:
3/22/03 - FAVORABLE AS AMENDED

GENERAL ASSEMBLY HISTORY BY LEGISLATIVE DATE

House Action
2/4
First Reading Appropriations
2/5
Hearing 2/13 at 11:00 a.m.
2/11
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.
4/3
Favorable with Amendments Report by Appropriations
3/30
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/31
Third Reading Passed (113-21)
4/5
Returned Passed
5/22
Signed by the Governor Chapter 424
Senate Action
4/3
First Reading Senate Rules
4/7
Re-referred Finance
Favorable Report by Finance
4/5
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/6
Third Reading Passed (35-10)

 

MC/PG 111-03

Delegate Moe

House Bill 381

Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission - Golf Courses - Regulation, Management, and Operations provides that regulations governing a Commission golf course located in both Montgomery County and Prince George's County require the affirmative vote of a majority of the Commission members only from the county in which the golf course clubhouse is located; and requires the Prince George's County Planning Board to manage and operate, or contract for the management and operation of, a Commission golf course located in both Montgomery County and Prince George's County if the clubhouse is in Prince George's County. Montgomery County House:
Public Hearing - December 19

Joint Meeting of Montgomery and Prince George's Bi-County Committees:
2/24/03 - WITHDRAWN

Montgomery County House:
2/28/03 -UNFAVORABLE/WD

Prince George's County House:2/28/03 - UNFAVORABLE / WD

GENERAL ASSEMBLY HISTORY BY LEGISLATIVE DATE

House Action
2/4
First Reading Environmental Matters
3/10
Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action
MC/PG 112-03

Chairs on behalf of M-NCPPC

House Bill 394

Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission - Minority Business Enterprise Utilization Program extends through September 30, 2008, the authority of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (MNCPPC) to establish and administer a Minority Business Enterprise Utilization Program for the award of contracts for goods, services, and construction under specified circumstances; and establishes an annual reporting requirement by the MNCPPC on the results of the Minority Business Enterprise Utilization Program. Montgomery County House:
Public Hearing - December 19

Joint Meeting of Montgomery and Prince George's Bi-County Committees:
2/24/03 - FAVORABLE

Montgomery County House:
2/28/03 -FAVORABLE

Prince George's County House:
2/28/03 - FAVORABLE

Montgomery County Senate:
3/10/03 - FAVORABLE


GENERAL ASSEMBLY HISTORY BY LEGISLATIVE DATE

House Action
2/5
First Reading Environmental Matters
3/4
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
3/18
Favorable Report by Environmental Matters
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/19
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
4/1
Returned Passed
5/22
Signed by the Governor Chapter 425
Senate Action
3/20
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
3/24
Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.
4/4
Favorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
4/2
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/3
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
MC/PG 113-03

Chairs on behalf of M-NCPPC

House Bill 393

 

Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Police - Investigatory Authority - Identity Fraud provides statewide jurisdiction for the Park Police of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission investigating the crime of fraudulent use of personal identifying information; and specifys limitations on the authority of the police. Montgomery County House:
Public Hearing - December 19

Joint Meeting of Montgomery and Prince George's Bi-County Committees:
2/24/03 - FAVORABLE

Montgomery County House:
2/28/03 -FAVORABLE

Prince George's County House:
2/28/03 - FAVORABLE

Montgomery County Senate:
3/10/03 - FAVORABLE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY HISTORY BY LEGISLATIVE DATE

House Action

2/5
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
3/10
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
3/11
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/13
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
Senate Action
3/14
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
3/19
Hearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m.
MC/PG 116-03

Del. Brown

HB378

 

 

Prince George's County - Class 3 Grading Permits - Approval Process requires in Prince George's County that Class 3 grading permits involving over 10 acres of land may be granted or denied only after a public hearing, subject to county standards and under specified conditions. Montgomery County House:
Public Hearing - December 19
2/28/03 - UNFAVORABLE/WD

Prince George's County House:

GENERAL ASSEMBLY HISTORY BY LEGISLATIVE DATE

House Action

2/4
First Reading Environmental Matters
3/10
Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action
MC/PG 119-03

Delegates Proctor and Vallario

House Bill 384

Prince George's County - Transfer Station - Special Exception prohibits the District Council of Prince George's County from approving a special exception for a transfer station unless the transfer station is located on a landfill owned by Prince George's County and a three-fourths majority of the District Council votes affirmatively for the transfer station; and provides for the application of the Act. Montgomery County House:
Public Hearing - December 19

Prince George's County House:
3/7/03 - UNFAVORABLE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY HISTORY BY LEGISLATIVE DATE

House Action

2/4
First Reading Environmental Matters
3/17
Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action
MC/PG 121-03

Prince George's County Chairman on behalf of the Prince George's County Executive

House Bill 865

 

Prince George's County - Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission and Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission - Commissioners - Removal alters the date on which a commissioner of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission from Prince George's County is appointed; applys provisions regarding conflicts of interest to commissioners from Prince George's County; provides for the termination of the terms of specified commissioners of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission; etc. Prince George's County House:
3/19/03 - FAVORABLE WITH AMENDMENTS

Montgomery County House:
3/21/03 - FAVORABLE to suspend the rules to allow a public hearing
3/25/03 - Public Hearing
3/28/03 - FAVORABLE as AMENDED 

GENERAL ASSEMBLY HISTORY BY LEGISLATIVE DATE

House Action
2/7
First Reading Environmental Matters
3/28
Hearing 4/1 at 2:00 p.m.
4/4
Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
3/31
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Special Order p.m. session (Delegate Hurson) Adopted
Special Order after Special Order calendar (Delegate Dumais) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Dumais) Rejected
Floor Amendment (Delegate Dumais) Rejected
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
4/1
Motion vote previous question (Delegate Minnick) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (95-33)
4/4
Returned Passed
5/21
Governor vetoed - Policy
Senate Action
4/3
First Reading Senate Rules
4/7
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
Favorable Report by Budget and Taxation
4/5
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Motion two readings same day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Lawlah) Adopted (36-4)
Third Reading Passed (38-2)

Updated June 2, 2003

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