MD SJ2 | 2015 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-0)
Status: Engrossed on April 8 2015 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2015-04-13 - Senators Pinsky, Rosapepe, and Salling
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Applying to the U.S. Congress for an amendments convention called under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, on the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that affirms every citizen's individual right to vote, reserves inalienable political rights to natural persons, and authorizes regulation of campaign contributions and electioneering expenditures.

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United States Constitution - Amendments Convention - Democracy Amendment


Roll Calls

2015-04-07 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (89-49) (Y: 89 N: 49 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2015-04-01 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (29-18) (Y: 29 N: 18 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2015-03-31 - Senate - Senate Floor - Floor Amendment (Hershey) {333227/2 Rejected (18-29) (Y: 18 N: 29 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2015-03-31 - Senate - Senate Floor - Floor Amendment (Reilly) {273720/1 Rejected (18-29) (Y: 18 N: 29 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2015-03-31 - Senate - Senate Floor - Floor Amendment (Hough) {973420/1 Rejected (18-29) (Y: 18 N: 29 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2015-03-31 - Senate - Senate Floor - Favorable with Amendments Adopted (33-14) (Y: 33 N: 14 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2015-04-13SenateSenators Pinsky, Rosapepe, and Salling
2015-04-13SenateConference Committee Appointed
2015-04-13SenateSenate Requests House Recede
2015-04-13SenateSenate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
2015-04-13HouseThird Reading Passed with Amendments (89-49)
2015-04-11HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2015-04-11HouseFavorable with Amendments {163329/1 Report Adopted
2015-04-11HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
2015-04-10HouseHearing 4/10 at 1:00 p.m.
2015-04-08HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2015-04-08SenateThird Reading Passed (29-18)
2015-04-07SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2015-04-07SenateFloor Amendment (Senator Hershey) {333227/2 Rejected (18-29)
2015-04-07SenateFloor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {273720/1 Rejected (18-29)
2015-04-07SenateFloor Amendment (Senator Hough) {973420/1 Rejected (18-29)
2015-04-07SenateFavorable with Amendments Report Adopted (33-14)
2015-04-07SenateCommittee Amendment Adopted
2015-04-07SenateFavorable with Amendments {464132/1
2015-04-06SenateSpecial Order until 4/7 (Senator Hough) Adopted
2015-04-06SenateFavorable with Amendments {464132/1
2015-04-03SenateLaid Over (Senator Hough) Adopted
2015-04-03SenateFavorable with Amendments {464132/1
2015-04-03SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2015-02-26SenateHearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2015-02-06SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


Maryland State Sources

Roll Call,s-0792&stab=02&ys=2015RS
Roll Call,s-0793&stab=02&ys=2015RS
Roll Call,s-0794&stab=02&ys=2015RS
Roll Call,s-0795&stab=02&ys=2015RS
Roll Call,s-0803&stab=02&ys=2015RS
Roll Call,h-1101&stab=02&ys=2015RS

Bill Comments