MD SB687 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 31-0)
Status: Passed on April 5 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-04-05 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 16
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Providing that an individual who was appointed to fill a vacancy in an office during the recess of the Senate or who was nominated to fill a vacancy in an office during a regular session of the Senate is prohibited from being nominated for the same office at the same session, unless requested by the Senate, being appointed to the same office during the recess of the Senate, and continuing to serve in the office or being designated to serve in an acting capacity for the same office after a certain time; etc.

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Roll Calls

2018-03-19 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (84-48) (Y: 85 N: 49 NV: 4 Abs: 11) [PASS]
2018-03-19 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (87-47) (Y: 88 N: 48 NV: 2 Abs: 11) [PASS]
2018-03-12 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (39-6) (Y: 40 N: 7 NV: 1 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2018-04-05SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 16
2018-03-27SenateReturned Passed
2018-03-26HouseThird Reading Passed (87-47)
2018-03-26HouseMotion Reconsider Third Reading (Delegate Frick) Adopted
2018-03-26HouseThird Reading Passed (84-48)
2018-03-23HouseSecond Reading Passed
2018-03-23HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2018-03-23HouseFavorable Report by Appropriations
2018-03-15HouseHearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-03-13HouseFirst Reading Appropriations
2018-03-12SenateThird Reading Passed (39-6)
2018-03-08SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-03-08SenateFavorable with Amendments {753024/1 Report Adopted
2018-03-07SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Executive Nominations
2018-03-05SenateHearing 3/05 at 5:00 p.m.
2018-02-02SenateFirst Reading Executive Nominations


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