MD SB255 | 2022 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SB757


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 4 2022 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2022-03-22 - Hearing 3/22 at 1:40 p.m.
Pending: House Appropriations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Establishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, and assistant public defenders are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; altering certain provisions of law regarding personnel actions within the Office that relate to the hiring, discipline, and termination of employees; providing that employees of the Office are subject to collective bargaining under the State Personnel Management System; etc.

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State Personnel Management System – Office of the Public Defender – Placement and Collective Bargaining


Roll Calls

2022-03-04 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 30 N: 14 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2022-03-02 - Senate - Floor Amendment 203621/1 (Senator Reilly) Rejected (Y: 14 N: 28 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [FAIL]


2022-03-22HouseHearing 3/22 at 1:40 p.m.
2022-03-22HouseHearing canceled
2022-03-13HouseHearing 3/22 at 1:00 p.m.
2022-03-07HouseReferred Appropriations
2022-03-04SenateThird Reading Passed (30-14)
2022-03-02SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2022-03-02SenateFloor Amendment {203621/1 (Senator Reilly) Rejected (14-28)
2022-03-02SenateFavorable with Amendments {513823/1 Adopted
2022-03-01SenateMotion Laid Over (Senator Reilly) Adopted
2022-03-01SenateFavorable with Amendments {513823/1
2022-02-28SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2022-01-20SenateHearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.
2022-01-14SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

HB90 (Crossfiled) 2022-04-09 - Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 46
SB757 (Carry Over) 2021-03-19 - Unfavorable Report by Finance


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Criminal Procedure16203(n/a)See Bill Text
State Personnel and Pensions12102(n/a)See Bill Text
State Personnel and Pensions3101(n/a)See Bill Text
State Personnel and Pensions3102(n/a)See Bill Text
State Personnel and Pensions3205(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments