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LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS: 2007


2007 SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION
424th session of General Assembly
convened in Annapolis, Maryland
October 29 through November 19, 2007
BILLS
Introduced Passed
Senate 34 3
House 60 3
Total 94 6
Enacted Vetoed
Senate 3 0
House 3 0
Total 6 0
JOINT RESOLUTIONS
Introduced Passed
Senate 0
House 0
Total 0
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
Introduced Passed
Senate 4 0
House 5 1
Total 9 1
Submitted to referendum 1
VETOES
Overridden 1
BUDGET
Operating Budget
Bond-Financed Capital Program
General Obligation Bonds
Consolidated Transportation Bonds
Higher Education Bonds

2007 SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION - SIGNIFICANT ISSUES
Budget structural deficit; Chesapeake Bay 2010 Trust Fund; health care access-expansion of Medical Assistance Program; tax structure reform; transportation investment; video lottery terminals (slot machines).



2007 LEGISLATIVE SESSION
423rd session of General Assembly
convened in Annapolis, Maryland
January 10 through April 9, 2007
BILLS
Introduced Passed
Senate 1,037 346
House 1,443 452
Total 2,480 798
Enacted Vetoed
Senate 259 87
House 393 59
Total 652 146
JOINT RESOLUTIONS
Introduced Passed
Senate 9 1
House 6 1
Total 15 2
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
Introduced Passed
Senate 10 1
House 13 0
Total 23 1
Submitted to referendum
VETOES
Overridden 0
BUDGET
Operating Budget $30,037,941,120
Bond-Financed Capital Program
General Obligation Bonds
Consolidated Transportation Bonds
Higher Education Bonds

2007 LEGISLATIVE SESSION - SIGNIFICANT ISSUES
Base realignment and closure (BRAC); budget structural deficit; clean cars; criminal procedures-arrests without charges-expungement; death penalty-lethal injection procedures; drivers' licenses-REAL ID; electricity-solar energy-renewable portfolio standard; eminent domain; gang violence; green fund- Chesapeake Bay restoration; ground rents; health care access-expansion of Medical Assistance Program; heritage structure rehabilitation tax-credit program; higher education-in-State tuition for undocumented immigrants; higher education-duplicative academic programs; higher education-tuition freeze; identity theft; liability of insurer for failure to act in good faith as to its insured; living wage; oyster and clam dredging; oyster restoration; Prince George's Hospital Center; public school construction; sexual offenders-Jessica's Law-parole eligibility; slavery-expression of regret; smoking ban-Clean Indoor Air Act; state personnel-special appointments; voting and elections.


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