HB 134, Chapter 294
The Speaker (Admin), et al
Higher Education - Tuition Affordability Act of 2007
Prohibits the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland and the Board of Regents of Morgan State University from increasing tuition for resident undergraduate students at its institutions in 2007 and 2008.
HB 204, Chapter 295
Del. Craig Rice, D-Montgomery County, et al
Higher Education - Study of the cost of textbooks for higher education
Requires the Department of Legislative Services, with help from the Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee and the House Committee on Ways and Means, to study and gather information about specified costs associated with higher education textbooks on or before Nov. 1.
HB 1355, Chapter 277
Washington County Delegation
Washington County - Building Excise Tax
Authorizes the Washington County Commissioners to change the building excise tax it may impose on residential construction for fiscal year 2008; requiring the Washington County Commissioners to create a task force to study the Washington County building excise tax; requiring the task force to submit findings and recommendations to the Washington County Commissioners and the Washington County Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly by Sept. 30; terminating the Act at the end of June 30, 2008; etc.
SB 271, Chapter 319
Sen. George C. Edwards, R-Allegany/Garrett/Washington et al
Hunting - Exemptions from license and stamp requirement
Expands the exemption from the hunting license and stamp requirement for hunting on farmland to include specified spouses and specified people who live on, work on, or manage the farmland under specified circumstances.
HB 356, Chapter 393
Washington County Delegation
Washington County Alcoholic Beverage Licenses - Administrative Proceedings
Adds Washington County to the list of counties in which the granting of probation before judgment to an alcoholic beverages licensee for selling or supplying alcoholic beverages to someone under age 21 does not bar the Liquor Board from proceeding administratively against the licensee for the violation.
HB 962, Chapter 443
Del. Norman H. Conway, D-Wicomico/Worcester, et al
Teachers' Retirement System and Teachers' Pension System - Re-employment of retirees
Increases the minimum number of Teachers' Retirement System or Teachers' Pension System specified retirees that school districts may rehire; and changing the criteria for hiring Teachers' Retirement System or the Teachers' Pension System specified retirees who are exempt from an earnings offset of a retirement allowance.
SB 69, Chapter 518
Sen. Verna L. Jones, D-Baltimore City, et al
Task Force to Study Prison Violence in Maryland
Establishes a task force to study prison violence in Maryland; specifying the chair, membership, and task force duties; requiring the task force to make legislative recommendations; requiring the task force to meet at specified times and places; requiring the task force to give reports to the governor and general assembly on or before specified dates; providing for task force staff; and providing for the termination of the act.
HB 1004, Chapter 636
Del. John P. Donoghue, D-Washington et al
Maryland Medbank Program - Funding
Authorizes funds remaining from the Senior Prescription Drug Program that have accrued to the account of the Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program of the Maryland Health Insurance Plan Fund to be transferred and appropriated to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for fiscal year 2008 for the purpose of providing a grant of up to $425,000 to the Maryland Medbank Program.
- Compiled by Pepper Ballard