MD SB218 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB188


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on January 23 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-01-26 - Hearing 2/01 at 2:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)
Pending: Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Altering the collective bargaining process for State employees, including by requiring the selection of a neutral arbitrator to oversee all aspects of collective bargaining, establishing a process of arbitration in the event of impasse, and providing that certain decisions of a neutral arbitrator are advisory; requiring that each budget bill contain the appropriations necessary to implement all terms and conditions of employment in certain memoranda of understanding for the next ensuing fiscal year; etc.

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Arbitration Reform for State Employees Act of 2023



2023-01-26SenateHearing 2/01 at 2:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)
2023-01-26SenateHearing canceled (Budget and Taxation)
2023-01-25SenateHearing 2/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)
2023-01-23SenateFirst Reading Budget and Taxation and Finance

Same As/Similar To

SB218 (Carry Over) 2023-01-26 - Hearing 2/01 at 2:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)
HB380 (Crossfiled) 2023-01-26 - Hearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
III - Legislative Department52(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement7108(n/a)See Bill Text
State Personnel and Pensions3103(n/a)See Bill Text
State Personnel and Pensions3501(n/a)See Bill Text
State Personnel and Pensions3502(n/a)See Bill Text
State Personnel and Pensions3503(n/a)See Bill Text
State Personnel and Pensions3603(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments