MD SB13 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (? 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 16 2017 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-03-30 - Hearing 3/30 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Clarifying that service in the Maryland Defense Force is voluntary and a member may be dismissed with cause at any time; altering the classes of State militia; repealing the requirement that a specified individual take a specified oath; repealing specified authorization and requirements relating to organizational commanders; prohibiting the Maryland Defense Force or its members from accepting gifts, donations, gratuities, or anything of value in exchange for a service rendered; etc.

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Public Safety - State Militia


Roll Calls

2017-03-16 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (45-2) (Y: 45 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-03-30HouseHearing 3/30 at 1:00 p.m.
2017-03-17HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations
2017-03-16SenateThird Reading Passed (45-2)
2017-03-15SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2017-03-15SenateFloor Amendment {903829/1 (Senator Simonaire) Adopted
2017-03-15SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2017-03-14SenateSpecial Order until 3/15 (Senator Waugh) Adopted
2017-03-14SenateSpecial Order until later today (Senator Miller) Adopted
2017-03-13SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2017-02-02SenateHearing 2/02 at 1:00 p.m.
2017-01-20SenateHearing canceled
2017-02-01SenateHearing 2/01 at 1:00 p.m.
2017-01-16SenateHearing canceled
2017-01-26SenateHearing 1/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2017-01-11SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments