MD HB637 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Unknown
Status: Passed on May 16 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-16 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 794
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering the grounds on which a deputy sheriff having a rank of major or below in Washington County may be discharged after 2 years of continuous employment; providing that a special deputy sheriff in Washington County is not a State employee for certain purposes; authorizing sworn deputy sheriffs at the rank of sergeant and below and correctional deputies at the rank of sergeant and below to engage in collective bargaining with the Washington County Sheriff and the County Administrator; etc.

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Washington County - Deputy Sheriffs and Correctional Deputies - Employment Conditions and Collective Bargaining


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Roll Calls

2023-04-07 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 42 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2023-03-20 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 130 N: 6 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2023-05-16HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 794
2023-04-10HouseReturned Passed
2023-04-07SenateThird Reading Passed (42-0)
2023-04-05SenateFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2023-04-05SenateFavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
2023-03-20SenateReferred Judicial Proceedings
2023-03-20HouseThird Reading Passed (130-6)
2023-03-17HouseSecond Reading Passed
2023-03-17HouseFavorable Adopted
2023-03-17HouseFavorable Report by Appropriations
2023-02-10HouseHearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-02-03HouseFirst Reading Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

SB428 (Crossfiled) 2023-05-16 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 795


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Courts and Judicial Proceedings2335(n/a)See Bill Text

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