MD HB885 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB474

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on April 13 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-13 - Approved by the Governor, assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 83
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]

Summary

Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to change the name of the Court of Appeals to be the Supreme Court of Maryland, to change the name of the Court of Special Appeals to be the Appellate Court of Maryland, to change the name of a Judge of the Court of Appeals to be a Justice of the Supreme Court of Maryland, and to change the name of the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals to be the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Maryland; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection; etc.

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Title

Courts of Appeals and Special Appeals – Renaming

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2021-04-06 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 40 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-22 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 125 N: 10 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-04-13HouseApproved by the Governor, assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 83
2021-04-06HouseReturned Passed
2021-04-06SenateThird Reading Passed (40-7)
2021-04-01SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-04-01SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-03-31SenateFavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
2021-03-22SenateReferred Judicial Proceedings
2021-03-22HouseThird Reading Passed (125-10)
2021-03-20HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-03-20HouseFavorable Report by Judiciary
2021-02-02HouseHearing 2/24 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-02-02HouseHearing canceled
2021-01-31HouseHearing 2/23 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-29HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

HB474 (Carry Over) 2020-01-24 - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
SB666 (Crossfiled) 2021-04-13 - Approved by the Governor, assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 82

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
XVII - Quadrennial Elections3(n/a)See Bill Text
II - Executive Department6(n/a)See Bill Text
III - Legislative Department30(n/a)See Bill Text
III - Legislative Department5(n/a)See Bill Text
III - Legislative Department52(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department1(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department10(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department14(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department15(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department16(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department17(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department18(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department22(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department3(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department3A(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department41E(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department4B(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department5A(n/a)See Bill Text
V - Attorney-General and State's Attorneys6(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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