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BILL #     E BILL #           Bill Title         SYNOPSIS/BACKGROUND                        SPONSORS                    STANCE            & INFO    ATTENDEES    SENATE STATUS        HOUSE STATUS

SB 106                Labor and Employment - Providing a credit against the        The President (By Request -       Support          02/02/10                  1st reading in        1st reading in
                      Job Creation and       State income tax for qualified        Administration) and Senators                       @1:30pm                   Budget and            Ways and Means
                      Recovery Tax Credit    employers employing                   Miller, Currie, Kasemeyer, Astle,                  (Senate)                  Taxation Committee    Committee -
                                             specified individuals in              Brinkley, Colburn, DeGrange,                                                 - 01/14. Hearing      03/01. Hearing not
                                             qualified positions; providing        Forehand, Garagiola, Jones,                                                  held. Favorable       yet scheduled.
                                             for certification by the              Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett,                                                  with amendments
                                             Secretary of Labor, Licensing,        Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton,                                               committee Report -
                                             and Regulation of qualified           Mooney, Munson, Peters, Pugh,                                                02/22. 2nd Reading
                                             employers eligible for the            Robey, Rosapepe, and Zirkin                                                  Passed - 02/24. 3rd
                                             credit and the maximum credit                                                                                      Reading Passed -
                                             for which a qualified employer                                                                                     02/26 (47-0).
                                             is eligible; limiting the credit to
                                             $250,000 for each qualified
                                             employer; limiting the
                                             aggregate credit that may be
                                             approved by the Secretary to
                                             $20,000,000, to be allocated
                                             on a first-come, first-served
                                             basis; etc.



         HB 92        Labor and Employment - Providing a credit against the        The Speaker (By Request -         Support          02/04/10 @1pm             N/A                   1st reading in
                      Job Creation and       State income tax for qualified        Administration) and Delegates                      (House)                                         Ways and Means
                      Recovery Tax Credit    employers employing                   Busch, Hixson, Doory, Barkley,                                                                     Committee -
                                             specified individuals in              Barnes, Bobo, Bohanan, Branch,                                                                     01/14. Hearing
                                             qualified positions; providing        Carr, Davis, Dumais, Eckardt,                                                                      held. Favorable
                                             for certification by the              Feldman, Gilchrist, Glenn,                                                                         with amendments
                                             Secretary of Labor, Licensing,        Gutierrez, Haynes, Hecht, Heller,                                                                  committee Report -
                                             and Regulation of qualified           Howard, Hucker, Ivey, Kelly,                                                                       03/15. 2nd
                                             employers eligible for the            King, Kipke, Kullen, Lafferty,                                                                     Reading Passed -
                                             credit and the maximum credit         Levi, Malone, Manno, McIntosh,                                                                     03/17.
                                             for which a qualified employer        Mizeur, Montgomery, Nathan-
                                             is eligible; limiting the credit to   Pulliam, Niemann, Oaks, Pena-
                                             $250,000 for each qualified           Melnyk, Ramirez, Reznik, Rice,
                                             employer; limiting the                Rosenberg, Ross, Rudolph,
                                             aggregate credit that may be          Schuler, Stukes, Tarrant, Taylor,
                                             approved by the Secretary to          F. Turner, V. Turner, Valderrama,
                                             $20,000,000, to be allocated          Vallario, Vaughn, Waldstreicher,
                                             on a first-come, first-served         and Walker
                                             basis; etc.




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                                                                                 BWIB BILL TRACKING FOR LEGISLATIVE SESSION
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 BILL #     E BILL #           Bill Title       SYNOPSIS/BACKGROUND                     SPONSORS                   STANCE           & INFO       ATTENDEES SENATE STATUS HOUSE STATUS
SB 107                 Labor and Employment - Providing for an alternative     The President (By Request -   Monitor           01/26/10 @3pm               1st reading in      1st reading in
                       Unemployment           method to determine the base Administration)                                     (Senate) 03/12/10           Finance Committee - Economic Matters
                       Insurance -            period for unemployment                                                          @1pm (House)                01/14. Hearing      Committee -
                       Modernization and Tax insurance purposes under                                                                                      held. Favorable     03/10. Hearing
                       Relief Act             specified circumstances;                                                                                     with amendments     held. Favorable
                                              altering provisions relating to                                                                              committee Report - committee Report -
                                              benefit eligibility of specified                                                                             03/04. 2nd Reading 03/18.
                                              part- time workers; creating an                                                                              Passed - 03/05. 3rd
                                              additional training benefit for                                                                              Reading Passed -
                                              specified individuals; providing                                                                             03/09 (46-0).
                                              that specified training benefits
                                              may not be charged to
                                              employers; providing for the
                                              calculation and limit for the
                                              additional training benefits;
                                              etc.


          HB 91        Labor and Employment - Providing for an alternative     The Speaker (By Request -     Monitor           01/28/10                      N/A                1st reading in
                       Unemployment           method to determine the base Administration)                                     @10:30am                                         Economic Matters
                       Insurance -            period for unemployment                                                                                                           Committee -
                       Modernization and Tax insurance purposes under                                                                                                           01/14. Hearing
                       Relief Act             specified circumstances;                                                                                                          held.
                                              altering provisions relating to
                                              benefit eligibility of specified
                                              part- time workers; creating an
                                              additional training benefit for
                                              specified individuals; providing
                                              that specified training benefits
                                              may not be charged to
                                              employers; providing for the
                                              calculation and limit for the
                                              additional training benefits;
                                              etc.



SB 128                 Education - High School Requiring the State Board of Senators Pugh, Jones, Lenett,    Monitor           TBD                           1st reading in      N/A
                       Diploma - GED Options Education to establish a GED Madaleno, and Muse                                                                 Education, Health
                       Program                 Options Program that provides                                                                                 and Environmental
                                               specified students with an                                                                                    Affairs and Finance
                                               alternative course for                                                                                        Committees - 01/15.
                                               obtaining a high school                                                                                       Hearing not yet
                                               diploma beginning August 1,                                                                                   scheduled.
                                               2010; providing for specified
                                               Program requirements;
                                               requiring students enrolled in
                                               the GED Options Program to
                                               be counted in the average
                                               daily attendance of a local
                                               school system; and requiring
                                               the State Board to adopt
                                               specified regulations.




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 BILL #     E BILL #          Bill Title         SYNOPSIS/BACKGROUND                    SPONSORS               STANCE              & INFO   ATTENDEES SENATE STATUS HOUSE STATUS
SB 140                 Budget Bill             Senate version of the FY'11    The Senate President (By    Support workforce   02/08/10 @1pm           1st reading in     N/A
                                               State Budget Bill. Proposed    Request - Administration)   components.         (DLLR-                  Budget and
                                               $85,879,278 for the Dept. of                                                   Workforce               Taxation Committee
                                               Labor, Licensing and                                                           Development-            - 01/20. Hearings
                                               Regulation, Division of                                                        subcommittee            held.
                                               Workforce Development and                                                      hearing)
                                               Adult Learning, which includes
                                               a total of $15.2 million for
                                               occupational programs,
                                               transition education, literacy
                                               programs, and high school
                                               diploma test prep programs
                                               within the State's
                                               correctional/juvenile
                                               institutions, and $97,114 for
                                               the GWIB. Also see HB 150.


          HB 150       Budget Bill             Senate version of the FY'11    The House Speaker (By       Support workforce   02/04/10 @1pm          N/A           1st reading in
                                               State Budget Bill. Proposed    Request - Administration)   components.         (DLLR-                               Appropriations
                                               $85,879,278 for the Dept. of                                                   Workforce                            Committee -
                                               Labor, Licensing and                                                           Development-                         01/20. Hearings
                                               Regulation, Division of                                                        subcommittee                         held.
                                               Workforce Development and                                                      hearing)
                                               Adult Learning, which includes
                                               a total of $15.2 million for
                                               occupational programs,
                                               transition education, literacy
                                               programs, and high school
                                               diploma test prep programs
                                               within the State's
                                               correctional/juvenile
                                               institutions, and $97,114 for
                                               the GWIB. Also see SB 140.




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                                                                                        BWIB BILL TRACKING FOR LEGISLATIVE SESSION
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 BILL #     E BILL #           Bill Title           SYNOPSIS/BACKGROUND                        SPONSORS                   STANCE            & INFO   ATTENDEES SENATE STATUS HOUSE STATUS
SB 183                 Correctional Services -    Requiring the Commissioner         Senators Pugh, Conway,          Support           02/04/10 @1pm           1st reading in     N/A
                       Prerelease Unit - Inmate   of Correction to operate a         Forehand, Harrington, Jacobs,                                             Judicial
                       Aftercare Plans            prerelease unit within the         Jones, Lenett, Peters, and                                                Proceedings
                                                  Division of Correction;            Raskin                                                                    Committee - 01/20.
                                                  requiring the Commissioner to                                                                                Hearing held.
                                                  develop specified prerelease                                                                                 Unfavorable
                                                  services and make the                                                                                        committee report -
                                                  services available to inmates                                                                                02/22.
                                                  of the prerelease unit;
                                                  requiring the warden or
                                                  administrator or specified
                                                  designee to develop an
                                                  aftercare plan for an inmate
                                                  before the inmate is released
                                                  from the prerelease unit;
                                                  requiring that an aftercare plan
                                                  for an inmate include specified
                                                  information; etc.


          HB 142       Correctional Services - Requiring the Commissioner Delegates Reznik, Bronrott,             Support              02/02/10 @ 2pm         N/A                1st reading in
                       Prerelease Unit - Inmate of Correction to operate a       Gutierrez, Hucker, Kach, Kramer,                                                                Judiciary
                       Aftercare Plans          prerelease unit within the       Love, Rice, Shewell, and Taylor                                                                 Committee -
                                                Division of Correction;                                                                                                          01/20. Hearing
                                                requiring the Commissioner to                                                                                                    held. Unfavorable
                                                develop specified prerelease                                                                                                     committee report -
                                                services and make the                                                                                                            02/15.
                                                services available to inmates
                                                of the prerelease unit;
                                                requiring the warden or
                                                administrator or specified
                                                designee to develop an
                                                aftercare plan for an inmate
                                                before the inmate is released
                                                from the prerelease unit;
                                                requiring that an aftercare plan
                                                for an inmate include specified
                                                information; etc.



SB 239                 Education - Age of    Altering the age at which               Senators Pugh, King, Conway, Monitor              02/24/10 @ 2pm         1st reading in      N/A
                       Compulsory Attendance children are required to attend         Currie, Exum, Forehand, Frosh,                                           Education, Health
                       - Exemptions          a public school regularly               Garagiola, Glassman, Harrington,                                         and Environmental
                                             during the entire school year,          Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley,                                                Affairs Committee -
                                             subject to specified                    Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno,                                                01/22. Hearing
                                             exceptions; etc.                        McFadden, Muse, Peters,                                                  held. Favorable
                                                                                     Raskin, Robey, and Rosapepe                                              committee Report -
                                                                                                                                                              03/08. 2nd Reading
                                                                                                                                                              Passed with
                                                                                                                                                              Amendments -
                                                                                                                                                              03/15. 3rd Reading
                                                                                                                                                              Passed - 03/17 (31-
                                                                                                                                                              16).



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                                                                                    BWIB BILL TRACKING FOR LEGISLATIVE SESSION
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 BILL #     E BILL #           Bill Title        SYNOPSIS/BACKGROUND                     SPONSORS                          STANCE           & INFO    ATTENDEES SENATE STATUS HOUSE STATUS
SB 275                 Education - Maryland    Establishing the Maryland       The President (By Request -           Monitor           02/17/10 @ 1pm           1st reading in      N/A
                       Longitudinal Data       Longitudinal Data System as a Administration) and Senators                                                       Education, Health
                       System                  statewide data system           Pinsky and King                                                                  and Environmental
                                               containing individual-level                                                                                      Affairs Committee -
                                               student data from all levels of                                                                                  01/22. Hearing
                                               education and into the                                                                                           held.
                                               workforce; establishing the
                                               purpose of the system;
                                               establishing the Maryland
                                               Longitudinal Data System
                                               Center as an independent unit
                                               of State government;
                                               providing for the
                                               organizational placement,
                                               location, staffing, and funding
                                               of the Center; etc.

          HB 467       Education - Maryland    Establishing the Maryland         The Speaker (By Request -           Monitor           02/24/10 @ 2pm          N/A                   1st reading in
                       Longitudinal Data       Longitudinal Data System as a     Administration) and Delegates                                                                       Ways and Means
                       System                  statewide data system             Kaiser, Bartlett, Cardin, Elmore,                                                                   and Appropriations
                                               containing individual-level       Reznik, and Shewell                                                                                 Committees -
                                               student data from all levels of                                                                                                       01/29. Hearing
                                               education and into the                                                                                                                held.
                                               workforce; establishing the
                                               purpose of the system;
                                               establishing the Maryland
                                               Longitudinal Data System
                                               Center as an independent unit
                                               of State government;
                                               providing for the
                                               organizational placement,
                                               location, staffing, and funding
                                               of the Center; etc.


SB 286                 Governor's P-20         Establishing the Governor's P- The President (By Request -            Monitor           02/17/10 @ 1pm          1st reading in        1st reading in
                       Leadership Council of   20 Leadership Council of       Administration) and Senators                                                     Education, Health     Ways and Means
                       Maryland                Maryland; providing for the    Currie and Conway                                                                and Environmental     and Appropriations
                                               membership, tenure, chair,                                                                                      Affairs Committee -   Committees -
                                               and staffing of the Council;                                                                                    01/22. Hearing        03/08. Hearing not
                                               establishing an Executive                                                                                       held. Favorable       yet scheduled.
                                               Committee; and providing for                                                                                    with amendments
                                               the duties of the Executive                                                                                     committee Report -
                                               Committee and Council.                                                                                          03/02. 2nd Reading
                                                                                                                                                               Passed - 03/03. 3rd
                                                                                                                                                               Reading Passed -
                                                                                                                                                               03/05 (47-0).




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                                                                                    BWIB BILL TRACKING FOR LEGISLATIVE SESSION
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BILL #    E BILL #        Bill Title            SYNOPSIS/BACKGROUND                   SPONSORS                         STANCE           & INFO    ATTENDEES SENATE STATUS HOUSE STATUS
         HB 466    Governor's P-20            Establishing the Governor's P- The Speaker (By Request -           Monitor           02/24/10 @ 2pm           N/A           1st reading in
                   Leadership Council of      20 Leadership Council of       Administration) and Delegates                                                                Ways and Means
                   Maryland                   Maryland; providing for the    Hixson and Conway                                                                            and Appropriations
                                              membership, tenure, chair,                                                                                                  Committees -
                                              and staffing of the Council;                                                                                                01/29. Hearing
                                              establishing an Executive                                                                                                   held.
                                              Committee; and providing for
                                              the duties of the Executive
                                              Committee and Council.



SB 311                Chesapeake              Establishing the Chesapeake        Senators Miller, Klausmeier,     Support          02/16/10 @ 2pm            1st reading in        1st reading in
                      Conservation Corps      Conservation Corps as a body       Astle, Brochin, DeGrange, Della,                  (Senate)                  Education, Health     Environmental
                                              politic and corporate; providing   Dyson, Exum, Forehand, Frosh,                                               and Environmental     Matters Committee
                                              for the purposes of the Corps;     Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington,                                             Affairs Committee -   - 03/18. Hearing
                                              establishing a Board of            Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King,                                             01/27. Hearing        not yet scheduled.
                                              Directors of the Corps, with       Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno,                                                   held. Favorable
                                              specified membership,              McFadden, Middleton, Peters,                                                with amendments
                                              officers, duties, and terms;       Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, and Robey                                             committee Report -
                                              providing for an Executive                                                                                     03/11. 2nd Reading
                                              Director of the Corps, with                                                                                    Passed - 03/15. 3rd
                                              specified duties and powers;                                                                                   Reading Passed -
                                              establishing the powers of the                                                                                 03/17 (33-14).
                                              Corps; requiring the Corps to
                                              undertake specified projects
                                              for specified purposes;
                                              requiring the Corps to develop
                                              and implement specified
                                              volunteer service programs;
                                              etc.




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BILL #    E BILL #        Bill Title             SYNOPSIS/BACKGROUND                         SPONSORS                      STANCE            & INFO    ATTENDEES SENATE STATUS HOUSE STATUS
         HB 943    Chesapeake                  Establishing the Chesapeake        Delegates McIntosh, Beidle,         Support           03/12/10 @ 1pm           N/A           1st reading in
                   Conservation Corps          Conservation Corps as a body       Bobo, Bronrott, Cane, Carr,                                                                  Environmental
                                               politic and corporate; providing   DeBoy, Dumais, Frick, Frush,                                                                 Matters Committee
                                               for the purposes of the Corps;     Glenn, Healey, Hecht, Howard,                                                                - 02/12. Hearing
                                               establishing a Board of            Hucker, Kaiser, Kullen, Lafferty,                                                            held.
                                               Directors of the Corps, with       McHale, Montgomery, Morhaim,
                                               specified membership,              Niemann, Olszewski, Ramirez,
                                               officers, duties, and terms;       Reznik, Riley, and Weir
                                               providing for an Executive
                                               Director of the Corps, with
                                               specified duties and powers;
                                               establishing the powers of the
                                               Corps; requiring the Corps to
                                               undertake specified projects
                                               for specified purposes;
                                               requiring the Corps to develop
                                               and implement specified
                                               volunteer service programs;
                                               etc.




SB 468                Maryland Employment      Allowing a credit against the    Senator Currie                        Monitor           03/11/10 @ 1pm            1st reading in       N/A
                      Opportunity Tax Credit   State income tax and                                                                                               Budget & Taxation
                                               insurance premium tax for                                                                                          Committee - 02/01.
                                               specified wages paid and                                                                                           Hearing held.
                                               qualified child care or
                                               transportation expenses
                                               incurred by specified business
                                               entities with respect to
                                               qualified employment
                                               opportunity employees;
                                               providing for the calculation
                                               and use of the credit;
                                               providing for the
                                               administration of the tax
                                               credits; applying the Act to tax
                                               years after 2009; etc.




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SB 604                 College and Career      Requiring specified State      Senators Currie, Dyson,       Support           03/17/10 @ 1pm           1st reading in      N/A
                       Readiness Act of 2010   agencies to adopt a definition Kasemeyer, and Munson                                                    Education, Health
                                               of college and career                                                                                   and Environmental
                                               readiness; requiring the                                                                                Affairs Committee -
                                               adoption of a common                                                                                    02/05. Hearing
                                               assessment and benchmarks                                                                               held.
                                               to show progress toward
                                               college readiness; requiring
                                               strategies and curricula to be
                                               developed and implemented
                                               to ensure students are college
                                               ready and are successful in
                                               college; etc.




SB 966                 Education - High School Altering the eligibility        Senators Pugh, Harrington,   Monitor           03/24/10 @ 1pm          1st reading in Rules N/A
                       Diploma by Examination requirements to obtain a high Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden,                                               Committee - 02/19.
                                               school diploma by               Muse, and Raskin                                                       Hearing scheduled.
                                               examination by repealing the 3-
                                               month waiting period from the
                                               date of withdrawal from the
                                               high school; and repealing the
                                               authority of the Secretary of
                                               Labor, Licensing, and
                                               Regulation to waive a
                                               specified withdrawal
                                               requirement if the Secretary
                                               considers the waiver
                                               justifiable.




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