MD SB751 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Vetoed on May 24 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-24 - Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Prohibiting certain appointing authorities from delegating the authority to make the final decision on the appointment or termination of certain employees; requiring the Appointments Office, by December 31, 2019, and each December 31 thereafter, to submit a report to the Joint Committee on Fair Practices and State Personnel Oversight on the Office's activities regarding employees under the jurisdiction of an appointing authority; requiring the Office of the Attorney General to provide a certain hotline or e-mail address for certain purposes; etc.

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Governor’s Appointments Office, Appointing Authorities, and the Secretary of Budget and Management – Duties and Reports


Roll Calls

2019-03-30 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (105-32) (Y: 105 N: 32 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-25 - Senate - Senate Floor - Motion Special Order Until 4/1 (Senator Cassilly) Rejected (17-25) (Y: 17 N: 25 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [FAIL]
2019-03-25 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (26-17) (Y: 26 N: 17 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2019-05-24SenateVetoed by the Governor (Policy)
2019-04-08SenateReturned Passed
2019-04-06HouseThird Reading Passed (105-32)
2019-04-05HouseSecond Reading Passed
2019-04-05HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2019-04-05HouseFavorable Report by Appropriations
2019-04-02HouseHearing 4/03 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-04-01HouseRereferred to Appropriations
2019-04-01HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2019-03-29SenateThird Reading Passed (26-17)
2019-03-29SenateMotion Special Order until 4/1 (Senator Cassilly) Rejected (17-25)
2019-03-28SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-28SenateFavorable with Amendments {687678/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-27SenateLaid Over (Senator Serafini) Adopted
2019-03-27SenateFavorable with Amendments {687678/1
2019-03-27SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2019-02-11SenateHearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-04SenateFirst Reading Finance


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Bill Comments