How Delegation Bills Fared In General Assembly

April 09, 1991

Bill : Scenic River

Sponsor : Astle

Status : Killed/House committee

Description : Include Lower Broadneck Peninsula under environmental protections given Severn River

Bill :Surviving Spouses of Veterans

Sponsor :Astle

Status :Passed

Description :Enable counties to grant property tax credits to surviving wives and husbands

Bill :Lease Penalties

Sponsor :Astle

Status :Passed

Description: Require tenants in Anne Arundel County to continuing paying rent if they break lease

Bill :School Speed Zones

Sponsor :Cadden

Status :Killed/House committee

Description:Require state to set lower speed limits on highways adjacent to schools

Bill :School Noise Protection

Sponsor :Cadden

Status :Passed

Description :Require state to air condition two Glen Burnie elementaries within jet flight paths

Bill :Parental Consent for Sex Education

Sponsor :Gary

Status :Killed/House committee

Description :Require parental consent before schools teach about AIDs, drug abuse and teen pregnancy in middle schools

Bill :Universal Educational Grants

Sponsor :Gary

Status :Killed/House committee

Description :Create full tuition scholarships for B-average students from poor families

Bill :Holistic Medicine

Sponsor :Huff

Status :Killed/House committee

Description :Protect doctors practicing unorthodox medicine from censure by traditional medicalcommunity

Bill : Whistleblower

Sponsor : Huff

Status : Killed/House committee

Description : Extend whistleblower protections to private-sector employees under contract to state

Bill :JuvenileDrug Dealers

Sponsor : Jimeno

Status: Killed/House committee

Description: Automatically charge 16- and 17-year-olds as adults for drug crimes

Bill :Gypsy Moth Check-off

Sponsor: Kolodziejski

Status: Killed/House committee

Description: Allow residents to contribute to gypsy moth spraying when paying income taxes

Bill :Court Clerk

Sponsor: Kolodziejski

Status: Withdrawn

Description: Eliminate the elected post of the Anne Arundel County Clerk of the Court

Bill :Animal Testing

Sponsor: Owings

Status: Killed/House committee

Description: Ban eye irritancy and acute toxicity tests on animals for non-medical research

Bill: Bald Eagle

Sponsor: Owings

Status : Withdrawn

Description: Create an additional layer of protection for bald eagles

Bill: Rubble Landfill Liners

Sponsor: Perry

Status: Withdrawn

Description :Require protective liners and other safeguards in rubble landfills

Bill :RubbleLandfill Penalties

Sponsor : Perry

Status : Withdrawn

Description :Create stiffer fines and jail terms for environmental violations

Bill :Composting

Sponsor :Perry

Status : Deferred/summerstudy

Description :Require counties to begin composting yard waste by mid-1990s

Bill :Women and Infants

Sponsor :Perry

Status:Passed

Description : $1 million to supplement federal Women, Infants and Children nutritional program in budget year 1993

Bill : Boat Lemon Law

Sponsor : Perry

Status : Killed/House committee

Description :Require manufacturers to repair or replace flawed boats

Bill :Nature Preserves

Sponsor :Smith

Status :Deferred/summer study

Description :Create voluntary system of nature preservesto protect rare species

Bill :Acupuncture

Sponsor :Smith

Status :Withdrawn

Description: License acupuncturists to practice without a doctor's supervision

Bill :Twilight Racing

Sponsor :Wagner

Status : Defeated/Senate

Description: Extend the evening hours of thoroughbred race tracks

Bill :Fake IDs

Sponsor :Wagner

Status :Passed

Description :Strip driver's licenses from teens who use fake IDs to buy alcohol

Bill : Energy Efficient Buildings

Sponsor :Winegrad

Status :Killed/House committee

Description:Require state buildings to cut energy use 25% in 10 yrs

Bill :Fuel Efficient Cars

Sponsor :Winegrad

Status :Killed/House committee

Description :Require state to purchase more fuel efficient cars

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