MD HB655 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 3 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-17 - Hearing 3/23 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring an election of a county commissioner or members of certain county boards of education to represent a specific district to be decided by a plurality of the votes cast within that district; and applying certain provisions of the Act only to code counties and commission counties.

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Local Elections - County Commissioner and County Boards of Education - District Voting


Roll Calls

2021-03-03 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 95 N: 39 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2021-02-26 - House - Floor Amendment 453627/1 (Delegate M. Fisher) Rejected (Y: 41 N: 91 NV: 0 Abs: 9) [FAIL]
2021-02-26 - House - Floor Amendment 903624/1 (Delegate Arentz) Rejected (Y: 41 N: 86 NV: 5 Abs: 9) [FAIL]
2021-02-26 - House - Floor Amendment 593626/1 (Delegate M. Fisher) Rejected (Y: 42 N: 86 NV: 4 Abs: 9) [FAIL]
2021-02-26 - House - Floor Amendment 653524/1 (Delegate Morgan) Rejected (Y: 39 N: 87 NV: 5 Abs: 10) [FAIL]
2021-02-26 - House - Floor Amendment 773922/1 (Delegate Beitzel) Rejected (Y: 42 N: 87 NV: 3 Abs: 9) [FAIL]
2021-02-25 - House - Floor Amendment 603420/1 (Delegate Morgan) Rejected (Y: 45 N: 93 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [FAIL]


2021-03-17SenateHearing 3/23 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-03-17SenateHearing canceled
2021-03-10SenateHearing 3/18 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-03-04SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-03-03HouseThird Reading Passed (95-39)
2021-03-03HouseMotion Vote Previous Question (Delegate Lierman) Adopted
2021-02-26HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-02-26HouseFloor Amendment {453627/1 (Delegate M. Fisher) Rejected (41-91)
2021-02-26HouseFloor Amendment {903624/1 (Delegate Arentz) Rejected (41-86)
2021-02-26HouseFloor Amendment {593626/1 (Delegate M. Fisher) Rejected (42-86)
2021-02-26HouseFloor Amendment {653524/1 (Delegate Morgan) Rejected (39-87)
2021-02-26HouseFloor Amendment {783724/1 (Delegate Wilkins) Adopted
2021-02-26HouseFloor Amendment {773922/1 (Delegate Beitzel) Rejected (42-87)
2021-02-25HouseMotion Special Order until Next Session (Delegate Wilkins) Adopted
2021-02-25HouseFloor Amendment {773922/1 (Delegate Beitzel)
2021-02-25HouseFloor Amendment {603420/1 (Delegate Morgan) Rejected (45-93)
2021-02-25HouseFloor Amendment {433226/1 (Delegate Morgan) Withdrawn
2021-02-23HouseMotion Special Order until Next Session (Delegate Morgan) Adopted
2021-02-23HouseFloor Amendment {223724/1 (Delegate Wilkins) Adopted
2021-02-23HouseFavorable with Amendments {795968/1 Adopted
2021-02-22HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2021-01-28HouseHearing 2/09 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-28HouseHearing canceled
2021-01-23HouseHearing 2/05 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-22HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education310A-01(n/a)See Bill Text
Education31101(n/a)See Bill Text
Education3114(n/a)See Bill Text
Education3301(n/a)See Bill Text
Education34A-01(n/a)See Bill Text
Education3601(n/a)See Bill Text
Education3901(n/a)See Bill Text
Local Government9114(n/a)See Bill Text
Garrett County30.02(n/a)See Bill Text
St. Mary's County261A(n/a)See Bill Text
St. Mary's County261B(n/a)See Bill Text
St. Mary's County261C(n/a)See Bill Text
Calvert County2102(n/a)See Bill Text
Charles County271A(n/a)See Bill Text

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