MD HB307 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 57-7)
Status: Passed on April 18 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-04-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 41
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Establishing a Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission; authorizing the staff member provided by the Office of the Attorney General to issue certain subpoenas; requiring the Commission to hold certain public meetings in each county where a lynching of an African American by a white mob has been documented; authorizing the Commission to research cases of racially motivated lynching; requiring the Commission to submit an interim and final report to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before certain dates; etc.

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Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission


Del. Joseline Pena-Melnyk [D]Del. Samuel Rosenberg [D]Del. Gabriel Acevero [D]Del. Curtis Anderson [D]
Del. Vanessa Atterbeary [D]Del. Heather Bagnall [D]Del. Ben Barnes [D]Del. Darryl Barnes [D]
Del. Erek Barron [D]Del. Sandy Bartlett [D]Del. Regina Boyce [D]Del. Tony Bridges [D]
Sen. Benjamin Brooks [D]Del. Ned Carey [D]Del. Mark Chang [D]Del. Lorig Charkoudian [D]
Sen. Nick Charles [D]Del. Frank Conaway [D]Del. Dereck Davis [D]Del. Diana Fennell [D]
Del. Wanika Fisher [D]Del. Tawanna Gaines [D]Del. Cheryl Glenn [D]Del. Andrea Harrison [D]
Del. Keith Haynes [D]Sen. Shelly Hettleman [D]Del. Terri Hill [D]Del. Marvin Holmes [D]
Del. Seth Howard [R]Del. Julian Ivey [D]Sen. Michael Jackson [D]Del. Nicholaus Kipke [R]
Del. Mary Lehman [D]Del. Jazz Lewis [D]Del. Robbyn Lewis [D]Del. Brooke Lierman [D]
Del. Sara Love [D]Del. Michael Malone [R]Del. Maggie McIntosh [D]Del. David Moon [D]
Del. Nick Mosby [D]Del. Edith Patterson [D]Del. Elizabeth Proctor [D]Del. Pamela Queen [D]
Del. Mike Rogers [D]Del. Sid Saab [R]Del. Sheree Sample-Hughes [D]Del. Emily Shetty [D]
Del. Stephanie Smith [D]Del. Dana Stein [D]Sen. Charles Sydnor [D]Del. Veronica Turner [D]
Del. Geraldine Valentino-Smith [D]Del. Jay Walker [D]Sen. Alonzo Washington [D]Sen. Ron Watson [D]
Del. Melissa Wells [D]Del. Jheanelle Wilkins [D]Del. Dan Cox [R]Del. Jon Cardin [D]
Del. Lesley Lopez [D]Del. Charlotte Crutchfield [D]Del. Susan McComas [R]Del. Lauren Arikan [R]

Roll Calls

2019-03-31 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-03-11 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (136-0) (Y: 137 N: 1 NV: 3 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2019-04-18HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 41
2019-04-08HouseReturned Passed
2019-04-08SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2019-04-05SenateSecond Reading Passed
2019-04-05SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2019-04-05SenateFavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
2019-03-19SenateHearing 3/26 at 12:00 p.m.
2019-03-14SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings
2019-03-14HouseThird Reading Passed (136-0)
2019-03-12HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-12HouseFavorable with Amendments {802419/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-11HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
2019-01-29HouseHearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-01-28HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


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