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									                                                                SYNOPSIS
                                             House Bills and Joint Resolutions
                                      2009 Maryland General Assembly Session

                                                                 January 22, 2009
                                                                      Schedule 7

PLEASE NOTE: January 27 – Bill request deadline.
             February 13 – Bill introduction deadline.
             All bills must be given to the Chief Clerk by 5:00 P.M. on Thursday,
             February 12.
             As required by House Rule 32(b), bills introduced after this date will
             be referred to the House Rules and Executive Nominations
             Committee.



           HOUSE BILLS INTRODUCED JANUARY 21, 2009

HB 101    The Speaker (By Request – Administration)
          BUDGET RECONCILIATION AND FINANCING ACT OF 2009
          Altering or repealing specified required appropriations and grants; altering
          provisions relating to State aid to local governments and local sharing of
          specified costs; authorizing the transfer of specified funds to the General
          Fund; authorizing the use of specified funds for specified purposes; etc.
          Preliminary analysis: local government mandate
          VARIOUS EFFECTIVE DATES
          Various Sections of Various Articles - amended, added and repealed
          Assigned to: Appropriations




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Schedule 7, Page 2              HOUSE OF DELEGATES                    January 22, 2009


HB 102    The Speaker (By Request – Administration)
          CREATION OF A STATE DEBT – MARYLAND CONSOLIDATED
          CAPITAL BOND LOAN OF 2009, AND THE MARYLAND
          CONSOLIDATED CAPITAL BOND LOANS OF 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004,
          2005, 2006, 2007, AND 2008
          Authorizing the creation of a State Debt in the amount of $1,068,124,000, the
          proceeds to be used for the acquisition, building, construction, demolition,
          planning, renovation, conversion, replacement, and capital equipping of
          specified State projects, and for grants to specified subdivisions and other
          organizations for specified purposes, subject to the requirement that specified
          grantees provide and expend specified matching funds by specified dates; etc.
          VARIOUS EFFECTIVE DATES
          Various Chapters of the Acts of Various Years - amended
          Assigned to: Appropriations



           HOUSE BILLS INTRODUCED JANUARY 22, 2009

HB 103    Delegate Eckardt, et al
          DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES – SHELL DREDGING –
          PERMIT APPLICATION
          Altering from December 1, 2008, to July 1, 2009, the date by which the
          Department of Natural Resources is required to apply to the Department of
          the Environment and the United States Army Corps of Engineers for permits
          to dredge buried oyster shells under specified circumstances; and making the
          Act an emergency measure.
          EMERGENCY BILL
          Chapter 325 of the Acts of 2008, § 2 - amended
          Assigned to: Environmental Matters
January 22, 2009                HOUSE OF DELEGATES                  Schedule 7, Page 3


HB 104    Delegate Gutierrez, et al
          CREATION OF A STATE DEBT – MONTGOMERY COUNTY –
          MACDONALD KNOLLS CENTER
          Authorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $750,000, the proceeds
          to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of CHI Centers, Inc. for the
          repair, renovation, reconstruction, and capital equipping of the MacDonald
          Knolls Center, located in Silver Spring; providing for disbursement of the
          loan proceeds, subject to a requirement that the grantee provide and expend a
          matching fund; establishing a deadline for the encumbrance or expenditure of
          the loan proceeds; etc.
          EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2009
          Assigned to: Appropriations

HB 105    Delegates Haddaway and Eckardt
          TALBOT COUNTY            –   ALCOHOLIC        BEVERAGES        –   LIMITED
          WINERIES
          Authorizing a holder of a Class 4 manufacturer’s (limited winery) license in
          Talbot County to produce wine and pomace brandy at each warehouse for
          which the holder has been issued an individual storage permit; and prohibiting
          a holder from serving or selling wine and pomace brandy to the public at a
          warehouse.
          EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2009
          Art. 2B, § 2-205(b) - amended and (d) - added
          Assigned to: Economic Matters

HB 106    Delegate F. Turner, et al
          COMMERCIAL LAW – ABANDONED PROPERTY – NOTICE TO
          APPARENT OWNERS
          Repealing a provision of law that requires the Comptroller to cause a
          specified notice relating to abandoned property to be published in specified
          newspapers of general circulation; requiring the Comptroller to maintain, or
          cause to be maintained, an abandoned property database; requiring the
          Comptroller to add the names and last known addresses, if any, of persons
          listed in specified reports to the abandoned property database within a
          specified time period; etc.
          EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2009
          CL, § 17-311 - amended
          Assigned to: Economic Matters
Schedule 7, Page 4               HOUSE OF DELEGATES                     January 22, 2009


HB 107    Delegate Gutierrez, et al
          CREATION OF A STATE DEBT – MONTGOMERY COUNTY – LEDC
          FACILITY
          Authorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $500,000, the proceeds
          to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Latino Economic
          Development Corporation (LEDC) for the acquisition, design, renovation, and
          capital equipping of a facility for the LEDC, located in Wheaton; providing
          for disbursement of the loan proceeds, subject to a requirement that the
          grantee provide and expend a matching fund; establishing a deadline for the
          encumbrance or expenditure of the loan proceeds; etc.
          EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2009
          Assigned to: Appropriations

HB 108    Delegate Feldman
          TAX AMNESTY PROGRAM
          Requiring the Comptroller to declare an amnesty period for delinquent
          taxpayers from September 1, 2009, through October 31, 2009, for penalties
          attributable to nonpayment, nonreporting, or underreporting of State or local
          income tax, withholding tax, sales and use tax, and admissions and
          amusement tax that is paid during the amnesty period; providing for the
          distribution of the receipts from the amnesty program; etc.
          EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2009
          Assigned to: Ways and Means

HB 109    Delegate Wood
          HEALTH – ISSUANCE OF BIRTH CERTIFICATES – SURVIVING
          SPOUSE
          Requiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene to provide specified
          individuals with a birth, death, or marriage certificate on request; and altering
          a provision of law to allow specified birth certificates to be issued on request
          of a surviving spouse.
          EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2009
          HG, § 4-217(a) and (b) - amended
          Assigned to: Health and Government Operations
January 22, 2009                HOUSE OF DELEGATES                  Schedule 7, Page 5


HB 110    Delegate Eckardt, et al
          DORCHESTER COUNTY – SCHOOL BUS LENGTH OF OPERATION –
          SUNSET REPEAL
          Repealing the termination date for a provision of law that allows school buses
          to be operated in Dorchester County for 15 years.
          EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2009
          Chapter 637 of the Acts of 2008, § 2 - amended
          Assigned to: Ways and Means

HB 111    Delegate Eckardt, et al
          DORCHESTER COUNTY – SHERIFF – SALARY
          Establishing the salary for the Sheriff of Dorchester County for specified
          calendar years; repealing references to the County Commissioners of
          Dorchester County and substituting references to the County Council of
          Dorchester County; and establishing that the Act does not apply to the salary
          or compensation of the incumbent Sheriff of Dorchester County.
          Preliminary analysis: local government mandate
          EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2009
          CJ, § 2-309(k) - amended
          Assigned to: Environmental Matters

HB 112    Delegate Eckardt, et al
          DORCHESTER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION – ANNUAL
          ELECTION OF BOARD OFFICERS
          Altering the date of the annual election of officers of the Dorchester County
          Board of Education.
          Preliminary analysis: local government mandate
          EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2009
          ED, § 3-5A-03 - amended
          Assigned to: Ways and Means
Schedule 7, Page 6              HOUSE OF DELEGATES                    January 22, 2009


HB 113    Delegates Hubbard and Hammen
          INTERAGENCY   COMMITTEE                  ON      AGING       SERVICES        –
          MODIFICATIONS
          Altering the membership of the Interagency Committee on Aging Services;
          requiring the Interagency Committee to make a specified report to the General
          Assembly on or before January 1, 2010; requiring the Interagency Committee
          to create specified subcommittees, review specified plans and reports, and
          identify specified service needs of seniors and adults with disabilities in the
          State; etc.
          EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009
          HU, §§ 10-302, 10-303, 10-304, 10-306, and 10-310 - amended
          Assigned to: Health and Government Operations

HB 114    Delegate Hubbard, et al
          FOOD, DRUGS, AND COSMETICS – AUCTION AND INTERNET
          SALES – PROHIBITION – EXCEPTION
          Prohibiting a person from selling drugs, medicines, cosmetics, and specified
          infant formula and baby food at Internet auction sale websites unless the
          person notifies in writing the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene of the
          proposed Internet auction; authorizing the Secretary to make specified
          inspections; etc.
          EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2009
          HG, § 21-1110 - amended
          Assigned to: Health and Government Operations

HB 115    Delegate Ali
          PUNJABI CULTURAL AWARENESS DAY ACT
          Requiring the Governor annually to proclaim April 13 as Punjabi Cultural
          Awareness Day.
          EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2009
          SG, § 13-408 - added
          Assigned to: Health and Government Operations
January 22, 2009                HOUSE OF DELEGATES                   Schedule 7, Page 7


HB 116    Delegate Stifler
          INCOME TAX – SUBTRACTION MODIFICATION FOR RETIREMENT
          INCOME – ROLLOVERS TO INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS
          Including income from specified retirement plans within a specified
          subtraction modification allowed under the Maryland income tax for specified
          retirement income under specified circumstances; applying the Act to tax
          years beginning after 2008; etc.
          EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009
          TG, § 10-209 - amended
          Assigned to: Ways and Means

HB 117    Delegate Stifler
          STATE DEPARTMENT OF ASSESSMENTS AND TAXATION –
          PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT APPEALS OMBUDSMAN
          Requiring the Director of the State Department of Assessments and Taxation
          to designate a property tax assessment appeals ombudsman; and establishing
          duties of the property tax assessment appeals ombudsman.
          EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009
          TP, § 1-403 - added
          Assigned to: Ways and Means

HB 118    Delegate Simmons, et al
          DOMESTIC VIOLENCE              –   DOMESTIC        VIOLENCE        CENTRAL
          REPOSITORY
          Requiring the Administrative Office of the Courts to maintain a Domestic
          Violence Central Repository; requiring that the Central Repository store all
          domestic violence orders entered in the State; and establishing the purposes of
          the Central Repository.
          EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2009
          FL, § 4-512 - added
          Assigned to: Judiciary
Schedule 7, Page 8               HOUSE OF DELEGATES                     January 22, 2009


HB 119    Delegate Hubbard
          CHILDREN’S PRODUCTS CONTAINING LEAD – MODIFICATIONS
          Altering the electronic devices, products, and materials to which the Act does
          not apply; altering the requirements for the testing entity that is to be used by
          a manufacturer of a children’s product; providing that a specified certificate is
          not required for the sale of specified products; making the Act an emergency
          measure; etc.
          EMERGENCY BILL
          EN, §§ 6-1301, 6-1302, and 6-1304 - amended
          Assigned to: Health and Government Operations

HB 120    Delegates Stein and Krebs
          TASK FORCE TO STUDY HOW TO IMPROVE FINANCIAL LITERACY
          IN THE STATE – MEMBERSHIP, STAFFING, AND EXTENSION
          Extending the reporting and termination provisions relating to the Task Force
          to Study How to Improve Financial Literacy in the State; altering the
          composition and staffing of the Task Force; etc.
          EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2009
          Chapters 186 and 187 of the Acts of 2008, §§ 1 and 2 - amended
          Assigned to: Ways and Means

								
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