MD SB658 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Passed on May 18 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 288
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Renaming the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to be the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing the Department as a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government; providing that the head of the Department is the Secretary of Emergency Management; requiring the Secretary to be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate; transferring the Maryland 9-1-1 Board from the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to the Department of Emergency Management; etc.

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Maryland Department of Emergency Management - Establishment and Transfer of Maryland 9-1-1 Board


Roll Calls

2021-04-05 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 137 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-03-19 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-05-18SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 288
2021-04-06SenateReturned Passed
2021-04-05HouseThird Reading Passed (137-0)
2021-04-02HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-03-31HouseFavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2021-03-20HouseReferred Health and Government Operations
2021-03-19SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2021-03-18SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-18SenateFavorable with Amendments {354534/1 Adopted
2021-03-18SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-02-17SenateHearing 2/17 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-02-17SenateHearing canceled
2021-02-02SenateHearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-01-29SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

HB990 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Environment5803(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions4314.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General17602(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General17701(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment9232(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources31005(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources31015(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety1301(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety1305(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety13501(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14101(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14101.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14102(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14103(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14104(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14106(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14107(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14108(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14109(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14110(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14112(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14115(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14116(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14201(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14603(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14803(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety8101(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety8102(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety8103(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety8104(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety8105(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety8106(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government101503(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government8201(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government92901(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments