Maryland Delegate Jay Walker [D]

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MDHB532PassProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to authorize the General Assembly to allow a qualified individual to register and vote at a precinct polling place on Election Day; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State ...
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2018-05-26
Assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 855
MDHB888VetoProhibiting a person from transporting a certain rapid fire trigger activator into the State or manufacturing, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a certain rapid fire trigger activator, subject to a certain ...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB365PassAltering the determination of the number of exemptions that an individual may use to calculate a certain deduction under the Maryland income tax; requiring the Bureau of Revenue Estimates, in consultation with the Consensus Revenue Monitoring and For...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 574
MDHB1596PassProviding that, except as prohibited by federal law, a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment or certain retaliation is null and void as being against t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 738
MDHB302PassAltering the method by which an individual or a corporation may claim a credit against the State income tax for certain expenses related to certain wineries and vineyards in the State; extending for 3 years to June 30, 2021, a certain termination pro...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 613
MDHB296PassProviding a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax under certain circumstances for a certain amount of retirement income attributable to certain employment as a correctional officer; and applying the Act to taxable years beginning aft...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 581
MDHB327PassAltering a subtraction modification under the State income tax for certain military retirement income for individuals who are at least a certain age; and applying the Act to all taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 572
MDHB856PassAltering the Maryland earned income tax credit to allow certain individuals without certain qualifying children to claim the credit; applying the Act to all taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017; and making the Act contingent on the taking ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 612
MDHB203PassAuthorizing recipients of a senatorial or delegate scholarship to use the scholarship to reimburse certain expenses for certificate or license programs or for certain courses or sequences of courses at community colleges; and exempting certain applic...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 375
MDHB617PassAuthorizing the principal of a public school to select any employee to administer certain assessments, under certain circumstances; and requiring a local superintendent to review and approve a principal's employee selection for administering a certai...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 383
MDHB700PassProhibiting a person from committing certain acts against a group because of the group's race, color, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin, or because the group is homeless.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 498
MDHB593PassExpanding the student loan tax credit that allows certain individuals with certain student loan debt amounts to claim a credit against the State income tax to include graduate student loan debt.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 382
MDHB671PassAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for up to $250 of the unreimbursed expenses paid or incurred by an eligible teacher during a taxable year for the purchase of classroom supplies if the supplies are used by students in...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 466
MDHB547PassRequiring the Head Start Program in the State to be referred to as the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program; and requiring the Governor to include an appropriation of at least $3,000,000 for the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program in each annual budget su...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 555
MDHB372PassRequiring the Secretary of Transportation to withhold a portion of the State's annual operating grant to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority under certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Transportation to provide an annual g...
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2018-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 352
MDHB370PassAltering the requirement that Washington Suburban Transit Commission members appointed by the Governor serve as the Commission's appointees to be principal members of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board of Directors; encouraging ...
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2018-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 353
MDHB392PassProviding for certain calendar years the authorization to use certain Purse Dedication Account funds generated from video lottery proceeds for operating loss assistance by the Ocean Downs Race Course and Rosecroft Raceway to support a minimum of 40 a...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 333
MDHB797PassRequiring the Patuxent Institution and each local correctional facility and each correctional facility in the Division of Correction to have a written policy and procedure in place requiring that menstrual hygiene products be provided at no cost to a...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 254
MDHB923PassDeclaring the intent of the General Assembly that homeowners have access to certain affordability programs for water and sewer services; authorizing a political subdivision, a sanitary commission, or an authority to develop and implement certain affo...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 182
MDHB1029PassProhibiting a person from wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun loaded with ammunition on or about the person or in a vehicle under certain circumstances; prohibiting a court from suspending any part of certain sentences for persons who have p...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 146
MDHB1171PassAltering, from the following day to up to 7 following days, a certain limitation on the number of days for which a reduction may be taken in the amount of proceeds received from video lottery terminals and table games on a given day; repealing a requ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 299
MDHB1721PassAltering the amount available for a purse for the Maryland International thoroughbred race by specifying the amount is up to $500,000; specifying that the Maryland International is a graded stakes race; authorizing the Maryland International to conti...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 184
MDHB305PassRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to identify homeowners who may be eligible but have failed to apply for the homestead property tax credit; and requiring the Department to include a separate insert with each assessment notic...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 297
MDHB502PassAltering the eligibility for a credit authorized against the county or municipal corporation property tax for certain veterans to include certain surviving spouses of certain veterans; and providing that the Act shall be applicable to all taxable yea...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 309
MDHB679PassAuthorizing a county board of education to extend the length of the school year for up to 5 school days beyond June 15 without approval from the State Board of Education; and requiring a county board to submit a written application to the State Board...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 35
MDHB1465PassAuthorizing a collector of property taxes to withhold from tax sale any residential property when the total taxes due on the property amount to less than $750; requiring a certain mailing sent by a collector of property taxes to the owner of a proper...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 58
MDHB96PassAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for up to $7,500 of qualified expenses paid or incurred by a living individual that are attributable to the donation of certain organs for organ transplantation; defining "organ" and "...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 36
MDHB1072PassRequiring a county board of education or a nonpublic school that receives State funds to require each employee to receive annual training on the prevention, identification, and reporting of child sexual abuse; authorizing the instruction and training...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 31
MDHB1026IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $45,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Temple Hills Swim Club, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, ...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1089EngrossEstablishing certain requirements for the appointment and removal of the inspector general of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority by the Board of Directors of the Authority; specifying certain powers and requirements of the inspector g...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
MDHB1194EngrossEstablishing the Drug Cost Commission to determine how to make prescription drugs more affordable for State residents, State and local government, commercial health plans and other stakeholders within the State; requiring the Commission to create an ...
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2018-04-09
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB1624EngrossAltering the calculation of certain income tax disparity grants to counties and Baltimore City under certain circumstances and for certain fiscal years; and extending a certain termination provision by 2 years.
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2018-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1697EngrossProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to limit the uses of certain revenues to educational opportunities and programs for the children of the State in public schools, the advancement of educators, and the construction of school faciliti...
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2018-04-09
Second Reading Passed
MDHB1755IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $25,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of St. John's Broad Creek Episcopal Church for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstru...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1739IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $250,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction,...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1776IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $300,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Alice Ferguson Foundation, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstructi...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1778IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $200,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Trustees of the Fort Washington Baptist Church for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB910EngrossRequiring certain county boards of education, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, to ensure that a certain student is screened to identify if the student is at risk for reading difficulties; authorizing a county board to use a screening instrum...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
MDHB308PassAltering a certain limit on the unified credit used for determining the Maryland estate tax for certain decedents; altering a certain limitation on the amount of the Maryland estate tax for decedents dying on or after January 1, 2019; providing that,...
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2018-04-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 21
MDHB1056EngrossEstablishing an income tax checkoff for voluntary contributions to the Maryland Veterans Trust Fund; requiring the Comptroller to include a checkoff on the individual income tax return; requiring the Comptroller to collect and account for contributio...
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2018-03-29
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1268EngrossIncreasing from $250,000 to $500,000 the aggregate amount of State income tax credits the Department of Housing and Community Development is authorized to issue in a taxable year for donations to certain qualified permanent endowment funds at certain...
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2018-03-28
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1571EngrossRequiring a county board of education, a nonpublic school receiving State funds, and a certain contracting agency to require an applicant for a position involving direct contact with minors to provide certain information; requiring the county board, ...
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2018-03-28
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB58EngrossIncluding income from an individual retirement account or a certain annuity within a certain subtraction modification for certain retirement income under certain circumstances; applying the Act to all taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017; ...
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2018-03-28
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1014EngrossProviding that the General Assembly may authorize, by law, the State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission to issue certain sports wagering licenses; providing that a license may be issued only to the holder of a video lottery operation license or a ...
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2018-03-27
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB881EngrossAltering the motor vehicle offense of aggressive driving to include the commission of a certain number of an alternate set of certain motor vehicle offenses under certain circumstances; and establishing that certain persons charged with a violation f...
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2018-03-22
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1298IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim March as Maryland Sportsmanship Month; requiring the proclamation to urge local recreation and parks departments in the State to observe Maryland Sportsmanship Month with appropriate programs, ceremonies, a...
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2018-03-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB732IntroRequiring certain research facilities using dogs or cats for scientific research purposes to take certain steps to provide for the adoption of a certain dog or cat that is no longer needed for research purposes; authorizing certain research facilitie...
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2018-03-13
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1707IntroRepealing the inheritance tax; and applying the Act to decedents dying after December 31, 2017.
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2018-03-13
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1300IntroAllowing county boards of education to authorize certain students to satisfy a State or county middle or high school foreign language requirement by completing a course in computer programming language; and requiring the State Board of Education to a...
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2018-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB557IntroAltering the allowable uses of the Education Trust Fund; defining "direct education aid" as the total financial assistance provided by the State to a county board of education under certain programs; requiring the Governor to provide a certain annual...
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2018-03-08
Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m. (Appropriations)
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