Maryland Delegate Benjamin Brooks [D]

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
MDHB682PassRepealing a prohibition in Baltimore County against hunting or attempting to hunt nongame birds and mammals without first obtaining a hunting license.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 571
MDHB716PassAltering the membership of the Patuxent River Commission by increasing the voting membership from 34 to 36 members and including 1 individual representing an organization or unit of local government engaged in watershed management and restoration, th...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 615
MDHB1097PassEstablishing the Task Force to Study Property Appraisal and Valuation Equity to study the misvaluation and undervaluation of property owned by minorities; and requiring the Task Force to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 654
MDHB696PassEstablishing an electric school bus pilot program; requiring the Public Service Commission to implement and administer the pilot program; authorizing investor-owned electric companies to apply to the Commission to implement an electric school bus pil...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 570
MDHB611VetoApplying the Prevailing Wage Law to a certain contract for the construction of a public work by expanding the definition of "construction" to include services provided under a mechanical systems service contract.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1482VetoRequiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to review investment holdings in eligible accounts to determine the extent to which these funds are invested in Russia-restricted investments; requiring the Board of Trustees...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB145VetoAuthorizing the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to issue a stop work order for each work site where the Commissioner has made an initial determination that a contractor or subcontractor may have violated the prevailing wage requirements; requiring...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB341PassAltering the date, from September 1 to November 1 of each year, by which the Public Service Commission must submit a report on the status of a certain net metering program; and repealing a reporting requirement on customer education about competitiv...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 438
MDHB550PassRepealing the termination date for various provisions relating to alcoholic beverages manufacturer's licenses and off-site permits, including provisions repealing specified permits and establishing a manufacturer off-site permit and brewery special e...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 478
MDHB994PassRequiring a person notifying the one-call system before performing an excavation or demolition to select a specific start work date; altering the information that must be provided to a one-call system; requiring the ticket generated by the one-call s...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 435
MDHB1380PassDefining "honorable discharge" with respect to any State program of benefits, rights, or privileges applicable to a veteran to include certain discharge that is less than honorable; requiring a veteran to submit to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs d...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 422
MDHB186PassAuthorizing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for up to $100,000 of income received during a taxable year by an individual who is at least 100 years old; and applying the Act to all taxable years beginning after December 31, 20...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 291
MDHB342PassAuthorizing the operating agreement of a limited liability company to provide for the transfer or assignment of an interest in the company to a certain person on the occurrence of certain events regardless of whether the person is a member; authorizi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 294
MDHB680PassAuthorizing the governing body of Baltimore County to grant, by law, a property tax credit against the personal property tax imposed on personal property of a supermarket that completes construction of a new supermarket or any substantial renovation ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 338
MDHB775PassEstablishing the Maryland Pediatric Cancer Fund to be used only for pediatric cancer research, prevention, and treatment; requiring the Secretary of Health to adopt regulations to implement a pediatric cancer research grant program; requiring the Gov...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 253
MDHB999PassRevising and clarifying laws relating to the formation, organization, and operation of corporations; repealing certain redundant and obsolete provisions; correcting certain references; authorizing a certain dissent to be submitted by electronic trans...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 292
MDHB996PassEstablishing a process by which a defective corporate act may be ratified by a board of directors of a corporation; requiring a corporation ratifying a defective corporate act that would have required a filing with the State Department of Assessments...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 289
MDHB809PassAuthorizing an individual to submit, and requiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to accept, an application for a property tax exemption for a specific dwelling house that the individual intends to purchase before the individual pur...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 195
MDHB277PassEstablishing the Purple Star Schools Program to recognize public schools that provide strong services and support for military-connected students and their families when, as a result of military service, a military-connected student transfers schools...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 65
MDHB350PassAuthorizing the Maryland Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Authority to impose, instead of or in addition to assessing a civil penalty, enforcement measures on persons that perform excavation or demolition without providing required notice.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 113
MDHB650Engross

Sine Die
Specifying that 25% of the net recovery by the debtor on a claim for workers' compensation is subject to execution on a judgment for a child support arrearage.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-11
Second Reading Passed
MDHB778PassRequiring the Maryland Transit Administration to establish certain investment programs for enhancing certain rail lines and services operated by the Maryland Area Regional Commuter rail service; requiring the Administration to advance certain rail pr...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 54
MDHB1088PassIncreasing, from $1,000,000 to $5,000,000, the amount of the appropriation to the African American Heritage Preservation Grant Fund that the Governor is required to include in the operating or capital budget each year; repealing a requirement that t...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 29
MDHB937PassEstablishing the Abortion Care Clinical Training Program in the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that there are a sufficient number of health professionals to provide abortion care; establishing the Abortion Care Clinical Training Program Fund...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 56
MDHB622Engross

Sine Die
Altering the application of the offshore wind energy component of the renewable energy portfolio standard to apply only to distribution sales of electric companies; altering the manner in which an electric company may reflect and recover offshore win...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-07
Senate Conference Committee Appointed (Senators Feldman, Hershey and Augustine)
MDHB393Intro

Sine Die
Establishing certain standards and requirements governing the provision of services and the granting of privileges by the Maryland Aviation Administration with respect to commercial activity undertaken by rental vehicle companies and peer-to-peer car...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-30
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1121Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to develop a voluntary developmental disability self-disclosure envelope; and requiring the Administration to make the voluntary developmental disability self-disclosure envelope available to any individual ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-24
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1238Engross

Sine Die
Requiring all motion picture houses to offer closed captioning for each screening of a motion picture; and requiring that certain motion picture houses provide open captioning for at least two screenings each week.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB665Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Interagency Commission on School Construction to adopt regulations to set minimal standards for air quality standards by August 1, 2023; requiring each county board of education to utilize the services of a qualified indoor air quality ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-21
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB985Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the State Board of Education to develop curriculum content for a half credit course in financial literacy; requiring each county board of education to implement the financial literacy curriculum content in every public high school in the co...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1486PassProviding that, for the 30-day period beginning on the effective date of the Act, certain motor fuel taxes that would otherwise be imposed do not apply; requiring the Comptroller to pay a refund advance of motor fuel tax to qualifying retailers under...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 1
MDHB796Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a taxicab driver and a transportation network operator to return property with a value of at least $100 left in the vehicle to the owner of the property under certain circumstances; requiring a taxicab driver and a transportation network op...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1260Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing certain members and former members of the State Retirement and Pension System to receive credit for certain military service even if the member receives military service credit in another retirement system; and prohibiting an individual f...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB624Intro

Sine Die
Requiring an electric company to contract for renewable energy credits and electricity generated from certain Tier 1 renewable sources to meet a portion of the renewable energy portfolio standard for the electric company starting in 2023; authorizing...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-08
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1427Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing Baltimore County to exercise powers to acquire, develop or redevelop, and dispose of certain land or property located in West Baltimore County for residential, commercial, or industrial purposes; authorizing the County Executive and Count...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB548Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Governor annually to proclaim July 1 as Montford Point Marines Commemoration Day.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-02-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1112Intro

Sine Die
Requiring that an eligible customer-generator receive generation credits for net excess generation that are applied to the total monthly electricity bill from an electric company.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-02-14
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1257Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the Director of the State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency to issue certain fraternal organizations a license for not more than five instant ticket lottery machines; providing that proceeds from instant ticket lottery machine sales by a ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB727Intro

Sine Die
Addressing infrastructure, capacity, and accessibility needs within the Maryland Park Service and State parks, including establishing systems and processes for surveying infrastructure and critical maintenance needs, increasing the number of Maryland...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-02-04
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB630Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the State Board of Education to establish a Financial Literacy Pilot Program for public school students, including public charter school students, in Grades 11 and 12; requiring the curriculum content to include lessons on budgeting, saving...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-02-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB623Intro

Sine Die
Allowing, for taxable years 2021 and 2022, a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax in the amount of $2,000 for essential health care workers; and defining "essential health care worker" as a licensed physician, a licensed practical n...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-31
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB189Intro

Sine Die
Including income from an individual retirement account or a certain annuity within a certain subtraction modification for certain retirement income if contributions to the individual retirement account or annuity consist entirely of the tax-free roll...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB461Intro

Sine Die
Increasing from $15,000 to $20,000 the amount of certain subtraction modifications under the Maryland income tax for individuals who are at least 55 years of age for certain retirement income received as a result of the individual's military service ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB85Intro

Sine Die
Allowing certain persons to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain costs incurred during the taxable year to purchase and install certain indoor air quality equipment in a certain home, rental dwelling unit, or commercial building; r...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB103Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the governing body of a county or of a municipal corporation to grant a tax credit against the property tax imposed on the dwelling house of certain disabled veterans; establishing a tax credit against the State property tax on the dwelling...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB124Intro

Sine Die
Allowing a $3,000 subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain veterans who are discharged or released under honorable circumstances from active military, naval, or air service of the United States.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB58Intro

Sine Die
Allowing a credit against the State income tax for certain costs, paid or incurred after July 1, 2022, by an owner of certain residential property for certain energy efficiency upgrades; requiring the owner to obtain a tax credit certificate from the...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
Syndicate content
feedback