MD SB1080 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Passed on March 19 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-19 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 13
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Authorizing the Governor to take certain actions as a result of the issuance by the Governor on March 5, 2020, of the proclamation declaring a state of emergency for the duration of a certain emergency; providing that a certain alternative workweek may allow an employee to work certain hours or shifts; requiring that an employee authorized to work an alternative workweek is considered a full-time employee; etc.

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State Government – State of Emergency and Catastrophic Health Emergency – Authority of Governor and Unemployment Insurance Benefits (COVID–19 Public Health Emergency Protection Act of 2020)


Roll Calls

2020-03-18 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 44 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-03-17 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 123 N: 6 NV: 5 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2020-03-17 - House - Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day (Delegate Cullison) Adopted (Y: 126 N: 5 NV: 3 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2020-03-16 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2020-03-19SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 13
2020-03-18SenatePassed Enrolled
2020-03-18SenateThird Reading Passed (44-0)
2020-03-18SenateSenate Concurs House Amendments
2020-03-17HouseThird Reading Passed (123-6)
2020-03-17HouseMotion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day (Delegate Cullison) Adopted (126-5)
2020-03-17HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-17HouseFavorable with Amendments {956688/1 Adopted
2020-03-17HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2020-03-16HouseReferred Health and Government Operations
2020-03-16SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2020-03-15SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-15SenateFloor Amendment {863722/1 (Senator Kelley) Adopted
2020-03-15SenateMotion Reconsider Second Reading (Senator Kelley) Adopted
2020-03-14SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-14SenateFloor Amendment {153922/1 (Senator Klausmeier) Adopted
2020-03-14SenateFloor Committee Amendment {117171/1 Adopted
2020-03-14SenateMotion Reconsider Second Reading (Senator Kelley) Adopted
2020-03-13SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-13SenateFavorable with Amendments {937874/1 Adopted
2020-03-13SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2020-03-10SenateHearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-03-09SenateReferred Finance
2020-03-09SenateMotion Rules Suspend to Refer (Senator Lam) Adopted
2020-03-09SenateMotion Rules Suspend for Late Introduction (Senator Lam) Adopted
2020-03-04SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

HB1663 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-19 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 14


Maryland State Sources

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