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of the Maryland General Assembly

 


FINAL STATUS OF LOCAL LEGISLATION

2005 SESSION

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The chart below reflects the final status of local bills introduced in the 2005 Session.  Bill text is included for those bills passed  by the General Assembly.  

BILL NUMBER/
REQUESTED BY
SYNOPSIS HISTORY
MC 502-05

Requested by:
Delegate Barkley

 

 

Montgomery County - Highways - Prohibition on Use for Solicitations prohibits a person from standing in a roadway, median divider, or intersection in Montgomery County to solicit money or donations from an occupant of a vehicle. MC House Delegation:
11/15 - Public Hearing


ASSIGNED TO THE
TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE:
2/17/05 - HELD

3/16/05 - WITHDRAWN

GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTION

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/1
First Reading Environmental Matters
3/21
Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

 

MC 503-05

HB435 bill text

Requested by:
Chairman on behalf of Montgomery County Government




Montgomery County - Alcoholic Beverages - Extension of Sunset 

Extending the termination of specified Class B alcoholic beverage license fees in Montgomery County until 2010; providing for the effective date of specified provisions of the Act; providing for the termination of specified provisions of the Act; making specified provisions of the Act subject to a specified contingency; and making the Act an emergency measure

MC House Delegation:
11/15 - Public Hearing
 

ASSIGNED TO THE
COUNTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE:
11/22/04 - FAVORABLE

MC House:
1/21/05 - FAVORABLE

MC Senate Delegation:
1/27/05 - FAVORABLE

 

GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTION

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/1
First Reading Economic Matters
2/16
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
2/21
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/7 at 2:00 p.m.
3/14
Favorable Report by Economic Matters
3/15
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/17
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
4/2
Returned Passed
4/12
Signed by the Governor Chapter 48
Senate Action
3/18
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
3/25
Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.
4/5
Favorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
4/3
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/4
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
MC 504-05

HB439 bill text

Requested by Chairman on behalf of Montgomery County Government


Montgomery County - Wine Festival 

Authorizing Montgomery County to conduct a wine festival on as many as 4 weekends each year under the supervision of the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control; authorizing a festival organization to contract with specified license holders to sell and display wine at the festival; requiring specified license fees to be deposited into the general fund of the county; etc.

MC House Delegation:
11/15 - Public Hearing

ASSIGNED TO THE
COUNTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE:
11/22/04 - HOLD FOR FURTHER STUDY
1/27/05 - FAVORABLE WITH AMENDMENTS

 

FULL HOUSE DELEGATION:
1/28/05 - SPECIAL ORDERED

2/3/05 - CONSIDERATION OF ADDITIONAL AMENDMENTS BY COUNTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

2/4/05 - FAVORABLE WITH AMENDMENTS

MC Senate Delegation:
2/10/05 - FAVORABLE AS AMENDED


GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTION

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/1
First Reading Economic Matters
2/16
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
2/21
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/7 at 2:00 p.m.
3/21
Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/22
Third Reading Passed (133-1)
4/2
Returned Passed
4/12
Signed by the Governor Chapter 49
Senate Action
3/22
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
3/25
Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.
4/5
Favorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
4/3
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/4
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

 

MC 506-05

HB442 bill text

Requested by:
Chairman on behalf of Montgomery County Gov't.


 

Montgomery County - Alcoholic Beverages - Additional Licenses in Designated Enterprise Zones 

Allowing an alcoholic beverages licensee in Montgomery County to obtain an additional license in a designated enterprise zone, including the one for Silver Spring, even after the incentives and initiatives for a business entity in the designated enterprise zone are eliminated or reduced.

MC House Delegation:
11/15 - Public Hearing

ASSIGNED TO THE
COUNTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE:
11/22/04 - FAVORABLE

MC House:
1/21/05 - FAVORABLE

MC Senate Delegation:
1/27/05 - FAVORABLE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTION

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/1
First Reading Economic Matters
2/16
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
2/21
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/7 at 2:00 p.m.
3/14
Favorable Report by Economic Matters
3/15
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/17
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
4/2
Returned Passed
4/12
Signed by the Governor Chapter 51
Senate Action
3/18
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
3/25
Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.
4/5
Favorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
4/3
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/4
Third Reading Passed (46-0)


MC 507-05

HB441 bill text

Requested by:
Chairman on behalf of Montgomery County Gov't.

 

 

Montgomery County - Alcoholic Beverages - Licensed Premises Near Public Libraries 

Removing the prohibition in Montgomery County against the issuance of alcoholic beverages licenses for premises within 750 feet of public libraries.

MC House Delegation:
11/15 - Public Hearing

ASSIGNED TO THE
COUNTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE:
11/22/04 - FAVORABLE

MC House:
1/21/05 - FAVORABLE

MC Senate Delegation:
1/27/05 - FAVORABLE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTION

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/1
First Reading Economic Matters
2/16
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
2/21
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/7 at 2:00 p.m.
3/14
Favorable Report by Economic Matters
3/15
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/17
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
4/2
Returned Passed
4/12
Signed by the Governor Chapter 50
Senate Action
3/18
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
3/25
Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.
4/5
Favorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
4/3
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/4
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

 

MC 510-5

HB440 bill text

Requested by Delegates Heller and Barkley


Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County - Collective Bargaining - Mediation - Arbitration 

Repealing the requirement that a mediator-arbitrator involved in collective bargaining between the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County and an employee organization selects between the final offers submitted by the parties that the mediator-arbitrator determines to be more reasonable under specified circumstances; requiring a mediator-arbitrator to select between the items from the final offers submitted by the parties that the mediator-arbitrator determines to be more reasonable under specified circumstances; etc.

MC House Delegation:
11/15 - Public Hearing

ASSIGNED TO THE
COUNTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE:
11/22/04 - SPECIAL ORDERED
1/27/05 - SPECIAL ORDERED

2/9/05 - WITHDRAWN

GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTION

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/1
First Reading Appropriations
2/2
Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
2/10
Hearing cancelled
2/21
Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

 

MC 511-05

HB437

Requested by Senators Ruben and Teitelbaum

 

Montgomery County Bingo Prizes 

Increasing from $500 to $1,000 the maximum dollar value amount that may be awarded in money prizes for each bingo game operated by a qualified organization in Montgomery County.

MC House Delegation:
11/15 - Public Hearing

ASSIGNED TO THE
COUNTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE:
11/22/04 - FAVORABLE

MC House:
1/21/05 - FAVORABLE

MC Senate Delegation:
1/27/05 - FAVORABLE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTION

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/1
First Reading Ways and Means
2/16
Hearing 3/2 at 1:00 p.m.
3/21
Favorable Report by Ways and Means
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/23
Third Reading Passed (119-12)
4/6
Returned Passed
4/26
Signed by the Governor Chapter 211
Senate Action
3/24
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
3/25
Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.
4/8
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
4/5
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/7
Third Reading Passed (35-9)


MC 513-05

HB443

Requested by Delegate Bronrott and Senator Forehand


Montgomery County - Vehicle Laws - Speed Monitoring Systems 

Authorizing the placement of speed monitoring systems on specified highways in Montgomery County; providing that persons recorded by a speed monitoring system while operating a motor vehicle in violation of speed limit laws are subject to specified penalties; requiring specified local police departments in Montgomery County to mail a citation to the owner of a motor vehicle that is recorded by a speed monitoring system in the county to have been used to commit a specified violation; etc.

MC House Delegation:
11/15 - Public Hearing

ASSIGNED TO THE
TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE:
12/6/04 - FAVORABLE

MC House:
1/21/05 - FAVORABLE

MC Senate Delegation:
1/27/05 - FAVORABLE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTION

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/1
First Reading Environmental Matters
2/4
Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
2/8
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
3/24
Favorable Report by Environmental Matters
3/23
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/24
Motion vote previous question (Delegate Moe) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (81-45)
4/8
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (85-42)
Passed Enrolled
5/20
Governor vetoed - Policy
Senate Action
3/24
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
3/25
Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.
4/8
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
4/5
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
4/7
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin)
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) Requests (17-28)
Floor Amendment (Senator Kittleman) Rejected (17-27)
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) Rejected (15-27)
Special Order later today (Pikin) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Della) Rejected (22-25)
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (29-17)


MC 514-05

HB461

Requested by Delegates Barkley and Feldman


Workers' Compensation - Heart Disease and Hypertension Presumption - Montgomery County Correctional Officers 

Applying the occupational disease presumption under the workers' compensation law to Montgomery County correctional officers who suffer from heart disease or hypertension resulting in partial or total disability or death under specified circumstances; requiring Montgomery County correctional officers to submit to a specified medical examination to be eligible for the presumption under the Act; requiring a specified Montgomery County correctional officer to submit a copy of a specified report; etc.

MC House Delegation:
11/15 - Public Hearing

ASSIGNED TO THE
COUNTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE:
11/22/04 - SPECIAL ORDERED
1/27/05 - FAVORABLE WITH AMENDMENTS

FULL HOUSE DELEGATION:
1/28/05 - FAVORABLE WITH AMENDMENTS

MC Senate Delegation:
2/10/05 - FAVORABLE AS AMENDED
 

GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTION

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/2
First Reading Economic Matters
2/7
Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
2/8
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m.
3/14
Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
3/15
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/17
Third Reading Passed (115-18)
3/31
Returned Passed
5/26
Signed by the Governor Chapter 553
Senate Action
3/18
First Reading Finance
3/23
Hearing 3/30 at 1:00 p.m.
4/1
Favorable Report by Finance
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/2
Third Reading Passed (42-4)
MC 515-05

HB475

Requested by Delegate Franchot
and Dels. Taylor, Lee, Barkley, Bronrott, and Mandel


Montgomery County - Displaced Building Service Workers Protection Act 

Requiring specified contractors to retain specified building service workers for a specified transition employment period; requiring specified contractors to provide a list containing employee information to specified contractors and to post specified information; requiring specified contractors to maintain a preferential hiring list for building service workers not retained during the transitional period; etc.
 

MC House Delegation:
1/21/05 - 2/3 majority vote required to accept as a late-filed bill - ACCEPTED

1/28/05 - Public Hearing in Annapolis

ASSIGNED TO THE
COUNTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE:
2/3/05 - FAVORABLE

FULL HOUSE DELEGATION:
2/4/05 - FAVORABLE

MC Senate Delegation:
2/10/05 - HELD
2/17/05 - HELD
3/3/05 - HELD
3/10/05 - HELD
3/24/05 - FAVORABLE WITH AMENDMENTS

 

GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTION

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/2
First Reading Economic Matters
2/23
Hearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

 

MC 517-05

HB438

Requested by Senator Garagiola and Delegates Taylor, Kaiser, Montgomery and Dumais

Montgomery County - Deer Management Permits - Hunting Devices 
 
Requiring, in Montgomery County, a deer management permit issued to a landowner, or the agricultural lessee of a landowner, for economic loss to commercial agricultural crops to authorize a specified individual to use a bow, firearm, or muzzle loader at any time regardless of which hunting device is authorized for the established hunting season.
MC House Delegation:
1/21/05 - 2/3 majority vote required to accept as a late-filed bill - ACCEPTED

1/28/05 - Public Hearing in Annapolis

ASSIGNED TO THE
COUNTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE:
2/3/05 - FAVORABLE

2/4/05 - WITHDRAWN 

GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTION

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/1
First Reading Environmental Matters
2/14
Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Updated June 27, 2005

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