General Assembly, 426th session,
convened in Annapolis, Maryland,
January 14 - April 13, 2009
Introduced Passed
Senate 1,073 343
House 1,581 456
Total 2,654 769
Enacted Vetoed
Senate 316 27
House 435 21
Total 751 48
Introduced Passed
Senate 12 1
House 9 0
Total 21 1
Introduced Passed
Senate 10 0
House 12 0
Total 22 0
Submitted to referendum 0
Operating Budget $32,257,603,567
Bond-Financed Capital Program
General Obligation Bonds
Consolidated Transportation Bonds
Higher Education Bonds
Alternative energy tax credits; animal care trusts; aquaculture - shellfish leasing program; Bay Bridge traffic and safety; biotechnology investment incentive tax credit; budget and federal stimulus funds; Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act; child in need of assistance - disability of parent; child sexual offenders - registry; coal combustion byproducts; death penalty; decabrominated diphenyl ether - prohibition; domestic partners - inheritance tax exemption; domestic violence - surrender of firearms, expungement of records; drivers licenses - illegal immigrants and federal compliance; drunk and drugged driving; education - military children; education - teacher identification numbers; elections - public campaign financing, early voting, and voting systems; electricity - rate regulation and contracts; electronic control devices; emergency medical services - governance and Medevac helicopters; financial exploitation of elderly; freedom of association and assembly protection; Green Building Council; Green Jobs Workforce Training Program; greenhouse gas emissions reduction; hate crimes - homeless; heritage structure rehabilitation tax credit; higher education - funding model, textbook affordability, and tuition freeze; hunter safety zone expansion; lawn fertilizer - phosphorus reduction; Lilly Ledbetter Civil Rights Restoration Act; mortgage lenders; oyster shell dredging; oyster shell purchase program - fair market price; Preakness Stakes - retention by eminent domain; Prince George's County Hospital Authority; prosthetic parity; recycling - State government; Rosa's Law - intellectual disability; sewerage systems - private; speed cameras - statewide use; State aid to local governments; Smart and Sustainable Growth Act; teen driver safety; texting while driving; unemployment insurance - eligibility of part-time workers; Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission; workplace fraud - misclassification of employees.

*For further budget information, see
The 90 Day Report

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