Legislation

 

2018 Maryland Legislative Session

                
The 2018 Maryland Legislative Session will begin on Wednesday, January 10th.  A number of school and transportation related bills of interest to MSBCA will be introduced throughout the 90-day Session, which we will monitor for you and on which we will weigh in on your behalf as needed.

We at Capitol Strategies look forward to representing you again this Session and thank you for the opportunity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BILL TRACKER

Below is a list of the bills introduced thus far this year (2015) that are of interest to the MSBCA:

Number/Chapter (Cross File) Total: 15 Title Status Original House Committee(s) and Hearing Dates Opposite House Committee(s) and Hearing Dates
HB0073 Vehicle Laws - Multiyear Registration Hearing 1/25 at 1:00pm Environment and Transportation 01/25/2018 - 1:00pm
HB0098 (SB0135) Paid Leave Compromise Act of 2018 Hearing 03/06 @ 1:00pm Economic Matters
HB0099 (SB0134) Small Business Relief Tax Credit hearing 02/21 @1:00pm Ways and Means
SB0044 Vehicle Laws - School Buses - Inspection, Repair, and Maintenance Requirements Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs, Withdrawn Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs 1/17/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0134 (HB0099) Small Business Relief Tax Credit Hearing 02/21 @ 1:00pm Budget and Taxation
SB0135 (HB0098) Paid Leave Compromise Act of 2018 First Reading Finance Finance
SB0227 Small Business Fairness Act of 2018 Hearing 01/30 at 1:30 p.m. Budget and Taxation 01/30/2018 - 1:30 p.m.
HB0488 Criminal Law - Third Degree Assault Hearing 02/13 @ 1:00pm Judiciary 02/131/2018 - 1:00pm
HB0553 (SB0729) County Boards of Education- Length of School Year- Adjustments Hearing 02/15 @1:00pm Ways and Means 02/15/2018 - 1:00pm
HB0749(SB0551) Vehicle Laws- Bus Lane Monitoring Cameras - Authorization Hearing 02/22 @ 1:00pm Environment and Transportation 02/22/2018 - 1:00pm
HB0957 Motor Fuel Tax Rates - Consumer Price Index Adjustment - Repeal First Reading Ways and Means Ways and Means
HB0968 (SB092) Maryland School Overcrowding Reduction Act of 2018 First Reading Appropriations Appropriations
HB0974 Labor and Employment - Exemptions From Overtime Pay - Administrative,Executive, or Professional Capacity Hearing 02/27 @ 1:00pm Economic Matters 02/27/2018 - 1:00pm
SB0304 Maryland Healthy Working Families Act- Enforcement - Delayed Implementation Special Order until 02/7 (Senator Conway) Adopted Finance 01/24/2018 - 2:30pm Economic Matters 02/13/2018 - 1:00 pm
SB0368 Labor and Employment - State Minimum Wage Rate - Increase Hearing 03/08 @ 1:00pm Finance 03/08/2018 - 1:00pm
SB890 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Entities That Provide Paid Sick Leave First Reading Budget and Taxation Budget and Taxation
SB1019 Labor and Employment - State Minimum Wage Rate - Increase First Reading Finance Finance
HB1384 Motor Vehicles - School Vehicles - Flashing Advisory Signs Hearing 03/08 at 1:00pm Environment and Transportation 03/08/2018 - 1:00 pm
HB1462 (SB0701) Commercial Driver's Licenses- Recognition, Prevention, and Reporting of Human Trafficking Hearing 03/08 at 1:00pm Environment and Transportation 03/08/2018 - 1:00 pm
HB1605 Task Force on Maryland Student Transportation Safety First Reading Ways and Means Ways and Means
HB1796 State Procurement - Service Contracts- Renegotiation First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations Rules and Executive Nominations
SB0551(HB0749) Vehicle Laws - Bus Lane Monitoring Cameras - Authorization Hearing 02/27 @ 1:00pm Judicial Proceedings 02/27/2018 - 1:00 pm
SB729(HB0553) County Boards of Education- Length of School Year- Adjustments Hearing 02/28 @ 1:00 pm Education, Health and Environmental Affairs