GENERAL ASSEMBLY

LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS: 2015


2015 LEGISLATIVE SESSION
General Assembly, 435th session,
convened in Annapolis, Maryland,
January 14 - April 13, 2015
BILLS
Introduced Passed
Senate 942 297
House 1,292 385
Total 2,234 682
Enacted Vetoed
Senate 207 100
House 288 97
Total 495 197
JOINT RESOLUTIONS
Introduced Passed
Senate 6 0
House 8 0
Total 14 0
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
Introduced Passed
Senate 12 0
House 22 0
Total 34 0
Submitted to referendum
VETOES
Overridden
BUDGET
Operating Budget (Chapter 310)
Bond-Financed Capital Program
General Obligation Bonds
Consolidated Transportation Bonds
Higher Education Bonds
2015 LEGISLATIVE SESSION - SIGNIFICANT ISSUES
Alcohol (powdered), ban; agricultural phosphorus management; birth certificates; Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act; business climate; charter schools; criminal records, shielding and expungement; death with dignity; divorce; drunk driving penalties; Department of Economic Competitiveness and Commerce; economic development; education funding; electronic cigarettes, prohibited; fracking (hydraulic fracturing); health care funding; health insurance, infertility coverage; heroin addiction; highway speed limits; Home Birth Safety Act; income tax exemptions; Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Council; marijuana drug paraphernalia; military/retiree taxes; nonpublic schools tax credit; primary election date; pretrial release; public campaign financing fund; public records; public safety, body-worn cameras; Second Chance Act; sexual assault; state pension funding; stormwater remediation fees; student privacy; substance abuse and overdoses; taxi service alternatives; voting rights for ex-felons.

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