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Bill Position Summary

 2017 Session of the Maryland General Assembly

Select a Senate or House bill from the list below. Click on the bill number to go to the Maryland General Assembly  home page for detailed information about each bill.

Bill Number

Title

League Position

HOUSE BILLS

HB 105 Program Open Space - Apportionment Formula and Committee  Support 
HB 107 Department of Housing and Community Development - Funding for Newly  Support w/ Amendments 
HB 131 State Planning - Central Depository  Support
HB 167 Counties and Municipalities - At-Will Supervisory Employees - Residency Requirements Support w/ Amendments
HB 171
(SB 99)
Department of the Environment - Yard Waste and Food Residuals Diversion and Infrastructure - Study Support w/ Amendments 
HB 228
(SB 546)
Environment - Water Service - Shutoff Notice Disclosures and Vulnerable Population Protection   Oppose
HB 237
(SB 779)
Vehicle Laws - Intersections - Prohibited Acts Support
HB 238 Housing - Workforce Housing Grant Program - Mandatory Funding  Support
HB 282 Economic Development - One Maryland Tax Credit - Expansion  Support 
HB 384
(Sb 343)
Bay Restoration Fund - Eligible Costs - Expansion Support
HB 405
(SB 461)
Plumbing and Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Inspectors - Qualifications  Support
HB 417
(SB 314)
Clean Water Commerce Act of 2017 Support w/ Amendments
HB 552 Transportation - Motor Fuel Tax and Highway User Revenue - Increased Local Share Support 
HB 599
(SB 365)
Forest Conservation Act - Exemption, Reforestation Rate, and Forest Conservation Fund - Alterations
Oppose 
HB 607
(SB 1022)
Real Property - Vacant and Abandoned Property - Expedited Foreclosure Support w/ Amendments 
HB 656
(SB 472)
Environment - Municipal Stormwater Charges - Property Subject to Charges Support (PRIORITY)
HB 659
(SB 823)
Task Force to Study Tax Sales in Maryland Support
HB 698
(SB 362)
Public Information Act- Records Relating to Alleged Job - Related Misconduct by Law Enforcement Officers  Oppose
HB 702 Residential Property- Vacant and Abandoned Property- Expedited Foreclosure Support w/ Amendments
HB 767
(SB 970)
Public Information Act - Inspection of Records from Body-Worn Digital Recording Devices Support
HB 859
Business Regulation - Trader's and Chain Stores Licenses and Personal Property Tax - Fees and Exemptions  Oppose
HB 872 Tax Credits - Enterprise Zones, RISE Zones, and Maryland Jobs Development Projects Oppose 
HB 880
(SB 450)
Open Meetings Act - Required Training for Members of Public Bodies
Support w/ Amendments 
HB 903
(SB 705)
Award of Attorney's Fees and Expenses - Violation of Maryland Constitutional Right
Oppose
HB 918 Environment - Water Services - Water Affordability Program
Oppose 
HB 935
(SB 93)
Hotel Rental Tax - Accommodations Intermediary - Collection Requirement
Support 
HB 942
(SB 564)
Transportation - Highway User Revenue - Distribution to Municipalities  Support (PRIORITY) 
HB 946
(SB 563)
Transportation - Highway User Revenues - Distribution to Municipalities  Support (PRIORITY)
HB 954 Foreclosed Property Registry - Updated Information - Notice to Local Governments
Support 
HB 1048
(SB 875)
Residential Property - Notice of Foreclosure
Support w/ Amendments
HB 1074 Courts - Sanctuary Programs - Citizen Standing to Seek Injunction
Oppose 
HB 1079 Roadways - Crossing by Pedestrians of Roadways - Authority of Local Jurisdictions
Support 
HB 1118 Natural Resources - Roadside Trees - Preservation and Protection Oppose 
HB 1181 Economic Development - Municipal Corporations - Community Revitalization and Improvement Zones
Support 
HB 1238 Personal Property Tax - Exemption for Business Personal Property
Oppose 
HB 1308
(SB 969)
Electricity - Construction of Overhead Transmission Lines - Condemnation Authority
Oppose
HB 1309
(SB 885)
Environment - Recycling - Special Events
Oppose 
HB 1350
(SB 851)
Public Service Commission - Application for Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity - Consistency With Comprehensive Plan
Support 
HB 1353 Local Government Tort Claims Act and Maryland Tort Claims Act - Damages Sustained on Artificial or Synthetic Turf Playing Fields
Oppose 
HB 1356 Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission - Entry Into Public Roadways - Regulations by Municipal Corporations
Support
HB 1370 Labor and Employment - Employment Rights for Local Government Employees - Establishment
Oppose 
HB 1438
(SB 896)
Natural Resources - Program Open Space - Use of Local Funds
Support

SENATE BILLS

SB 26

Maryland False Claims Act - Municipal Corporations Support
SB 44 Records Management and Preservation - State and Local Governments Units - Responsibilities Oppose
SB 62 Real Property - Backyard Gardens - Prohibition on Restrictions Oppose
SB 93
(HB 935)
Hotel Rental Tax - Accommodations Intermediary - Collection Requirement
Support 
SB 99
(HB 171)
Department of the Environment - Yard Waste and Food Residuals Diversion and Infrastructure - Study
Support w/ Amendments 
SB 116 Program Open Space - Attainment of Acquisition Goals - Local Government Apportionment and Use of Funds Support
SB 136 Vehicle Laws - Parking Violations - Authority of Political Subdivisions Oppose
SB 142 Task Force to Study Bicycle Safety on Maryland Highways Support w/ Amendments
SB 161 Transportation - Highway User Revenues - Allocation  Support w/ Amendments
SB 253 Legislative Transparency Act of 2017 Support
SB 280 Environment- Nonwoven Disposable Products - Advertising and Labeling Support 
SB 314
(HB 417)
Clean Water Commerce Act of 2017
Support w/ Amendments 
SB 343
(HB 384)
Bay Restoration Fund - Eligible Costs - Expansion Support 
SB 345 Income Tax Refunds - Wynne Case - Eligibility  Oppose
SB 362
(HB 698)
Public Information Act- Records Relating to Alleged Job - Related Misconduct by Law Enforcement Officers 
Oppose
SB 365
(HB 599)
Forest Conservation Act - Exemption, Reforestation Rate, and Forest Conservation Fund - Alterations Oppose
SB 397 Local Income Tax Overpayments - Local Reserve Account Repayment - Forgiveness Support
SB 450
(HB 880)
Open Meetings Act - Required Training for Members of Public Bodies Support w/ Amendments
SB 461
(HB 405)
Plumbing and Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Inspectors - Qualifications 
Support 
SB 463 Business Regulation - Limited Residential Lodging  Support w/ Amendments
SB 472
(HB 656)
Environment - Municipal Stormwater Charges - Property Subject to Charges Support (PRIORITY)
SB 532 Temporary Family Health Care Structures Oppose
SB 546
(HB 228)
Environment - Water Service - Shutoff Notice Disclosures and Vulnerable Population Protection 
Oppose 
SB 563
(HB 946)
Transportation - Highway User Revenues - Distribution to Municipalities  Support (PRIORITY) 
SB 564
(HB 942)
Transportation - Highway User Revenues - Distribution to Municipalities  Support (PRIORITY)
SB 586 Local Infrastructure Fast Track for Maryland Act  Support w/ Amendments
SB 705
(HB 903)
Award of Attorney's Fees and Expenses - Violation of Maryland Constitutional Right Oppose 
SB 779
(HB 237)
Vehicle Laws - Intersections - Prohibited Acts Support
SB 823
(HB 659)
Task Force to Study Tax Sales in Maryland
Support
SB 851
(HB 1350)
Public Service Commission - Application for Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity - Consistency With Comprehensive Plan Support
SB 862 Environment - Hydraulic Fracturing - Moratorium and Referenda
Hold 
SB 875
(HB 1048)
Residential Property - Notice of Foreclosure
Support w/ Amendments 
SB 883 Municipal Elections - Voting by Individuals Not Lawfully Present in the United States
Oppose
SB 885
(HB 1309)
Environment - Recycling - Special Events
Oppose 
SB 896
(HB 1438)
Natural Resources - Program Open Space - Use of Local Funds
Support 
SB 931 Local Jurisdictions - Zoning Authority - Generating Stations
Hold 
SB 969
(HB 1308)
Electricity - Construction of Overhead Transmission Lines - Condemnation Authority
Oppose 
SB 970
(HB 767)
Public Information Act- Inspection of Records from Body-Worn Digital Recording Devices
Support
SB 1022
(HB 607)
Real Property - Vacant and Abandoned Property - Expedited Foreclosure
Support w/ Amendments