• Stephen Buckingham

More Bills Moving!


On March 12, the following bills were reported out of committee and will be on the House or Senate Floor as soon as March 13: Priority bills are in bold

HB 1078 Public Safety - Education - Firearm Funding (No Funding for Firearms Act)

HB 368 Maryland Transit Administration - Funding (Transit Safety and Investment Act)

HB 561 Electric Industry - Community Choice Energy

HB 1300 Blueprint for Maryland's Future – Implementation (Senate Committee approved)

SB 872 Health Insurance - Consumer Protections


Also, the following bills have now passed second reading in the House and should get final approval as early as March 13:

HB 591 Public Safety - Lost or Stolen Regulated Firearm - Reporting

HB 812 Correctional Services - Diminution Credits - Education

HB 979 Correctional Services - Inmate Cost-of-Living Report - Maryland Correctional Enterprises Diversity Report

HB 1629 Office of the Attorney General - Firearm Crime - Study

HB 196 Maryland Health Benefit Exchange - Assessment Applicability and Report on State-Based Individual Market Health Insurance Subsidies

HB 488 Crimes - Mitigation - Race, Color, National Origin, Sex, Gender Identity, or Sexual Orientation

HB 577 Justice Reinvestment Act - Modifications

HB 801 Correctional Services - Prerelease Unit for Women - Facilities and Services (Gender-Responsive Prerelease Act)

HB 1100 Prescription Drug Affordability Board - Meetings, Legal Advisor, Reports, and Technical Changes

SB 669 Public Health - Prescription Drug Affordability Board and Fund


The following bills were brought up on second reading on March 12 in the Senate and were laid over until the following day's session:

SB 684 Correctional Services - Prerelease Unit for Women - Facilities and Services (Gender-Responsive Prerelease Act)

SB 646 Public Safety - Access to Firearms - Storage Requirements

SB 649 Public Information Act - Motor Vehicle Administration - Warrant for Personal Information and Reporting

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