MD HB244 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 20-1)
Status: Passed on April 10 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-04-10 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 71
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering the date from November 15 to November 1 by which a member of the General Assembly may request the Department of Legislative Services to prepare a bill for prefile at a regular session under certain circumstances; and altering the date from the second Friday after Thanksgiving to the preceding November 20 by which a member may direct the Department to prefile a bill under certain circumstances.

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General Assembly – Prefiled Bills – Deadlines


Roll Calls

2018-03-28 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 47 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-02-23 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (129-2) (Y: 130 N: 3 NV: 3 Abs: 13) [PASS]


2018-04-10HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 71
2018-04-03HouseReturned Passed
2018-04-02SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2018-03-30SenateSecond Reading Passed
2018-03-30SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2018-03-30SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2018-02-26SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2018-02-23HouseThird Reading Passed (129-2)
2018-02-21HouseSecond Reading Passed
2018-02-21HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2018-02-20HouseFavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
2018-02-19HouseHearing 2/19 at 3:00 p.m.
2018-01-19HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations


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