• Stephen Buckingham

Upcoming Hearings – Week of January 25, 2021



UULM-MD priority bills are in blue


Tuesday, January 26

Senate Budget and Taxation Committee -1:00 p.m.

SB 198 - Senator Kramer - Income Tax - Credit for Energy Efficiency Upgrades - Passive Houses


Senate Finance Committee – 1:00 p.m.

SB 53 - Senator Hershey - Clean Energy Attribute Credits and Procurement

SB 83 - Senator Kramer - Utility Regulation - Consideration of Climate and Labor

SB 168 - Senator Eckardt - Public Health - Maryland Suicide Fatality Review Committee


Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee - 1:00 p.m.

SB 151 - Senator Patterson - Constitutional Amendment - Environmental Rights


House Economic Matters Committee – 1:30 p.m.

HB 40 - Delegate Charkoudian - Maryland Energy Administration Study on Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems and Geothermal Energy Workgroup

House Environment and Transportation Committee – 1:30 p.m.

HB 50 - Delegate Stewart - Landlord and Tenant - Residential Leases - Tenant Rights and Protections (Tenant Protection Act of 2021)


House Health and Government Operations Committee – 1:30 p.m.

HB 28 - Delegate Pena-Melnyk - Public Health – Implicit Bias Training and the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities

HB 78 - Delegate Pena-Melnyk - Public Health - Maryland Commission on Health Equity (The Shirley Nathan-Pulliam Health Equity Act of 2021)

HB 209 - Delegate Belcastro - Public Health - Maryland Suicide Fatality Review Committee

HB 309 - Delegate Pena-Melnyk - Public Health - Data - Race and Ethnicity Information


House Judiciary Committee – 1:30 p.m.

HB0126 - Delegate Moon - Public Safety – Pretrial Services Program Grant Fund – Extension and Program Requirements

HB 128 - Delegate Stewart - Criminal Law - Hate Crimes - Protected Groups and Penalties

HB 131 - Delegate Lewis, J. - Correctional Services – Step–Down Programs – Cause of Action

HB 235 - Delegate Fisher, W. - Correctional Services - Pregnant Incarcerated Individuals - Substance Abuse Assessment and Treatment

HB 316 - Delegate Smith - Conditions of Pretrial Release - Home Detention Monitoring


House Ways and Means Committee – 1:30 p.m.

HB 57 - Delegate Rosenberg - Voters' Rights Protection Act of 2020

HB 153 - Delegate Ivey - Election Law - Elections by Mail

HB 156 - Delegate Luedtke - Student and Military Voter Empowerment Act

HB 211 - Delegate Bhandari - Election Law - Early Voting Centers - Days of Operation

HB 274 - Delegate Cardin - Election Law - Elections by Mail

HB 341 - Delegate Lehman - Election – Absentee Ballot Canvass – Start and Release of Tabulation

HB 355 - Delegate Ruth - Election Law - Registered Voter List Security and Electronic Signature Requirements for Petitions

HB 53 - Delegate Ivey - Election Law - Voting Rights - Imprisoned Felons


Wednesday, January 27

Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee - 11:00 a.m.

SB 88 - Senator Smith - State and Local Government - Participation in Federal Immigration Enforcement

SB 317 - Senator Hettleman - Office of the Attorney General - Right to Counsel in Immigration Proceedings Coordinator


Senate Budget and Taxation Committee – 1:00 p.m.

SB 199 - Senator McCray - Maryland Transit Administration - Funding (Transit Safety and Investment Act)

SB 172 - Senator Hayes - Maryland Health Equity Resource Act


House Appropriations Committee – 1:30 p.m.

HB 15 - Delegate Pena-Melnyk - Governor's Office of Immigrant Affairs

HB 86 - Delegate Forbes - Capital Projects - High Performance and Green Buildings - Alterations (Green Building Restoration Act)


House Health and Government Operations Committee – 1:30 p.m.

HB 162 - Delegate Ivey - Prescription Drug Affordability Board – Upper Payment Limits and Reports


House Judiciary Committee - 2:30 p.m.

HB 23 - Delegate Stein - Personal Information - State and Local Agencies - Restrictions on Access


Thursday, January 28

Senate Finance Committee – 1:00 p.m.

SB 211 - Senator Hayes - Labor and Employment - Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program - Establishment (Time to Care Act of 2021)

SB 223 - Senator Augustine - Plastic Bag Reduction Act


House Environment and Transportation Committee - 1:30 p.m.

HB 44 - Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo - Clean Cars Act of 2021

HB 314 - Delegate Lierman - Plastic Bag Reduction Act


Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee - 11:00 a.m.

SB 50 - Senator Carter - Criminal Procedure - Police Officers - Duty to Intervene

SB 234 - Senator Lam - Personal Information - State and Local Agencies - Restrictions on Access

SB 381 - Senator Cassilly - Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights – Uniform Disciplinary Procedures


Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee - 11:00 a.m.

SB 137 - Senator Zucker - Maryland Transit Administration – Conversion to Zero–Emission Buses (Zero–Emission Bus Transition Act)

SB 414 - Senator Pinsky - Climate Solutions Now Act of 2021


House Economic Matters Committee – 1:30 p.m.

HB 561 - Delegate Davis, D.E. - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard – Wastewater, Thermal, and Other Renewable Sources


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