2007 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 900
Sponsored By:
Senators Garagiola, Colburn, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Dyson, Jacobs, Munson, and Rosapepe
First Responders Fund


Establishing the First Responders Fund; establishing that the purpose of the Fund is to provide grants to counties and municipal corporations to pay for equipment and personnel for fire, rescue, and emergency medical services entities and local law enforcement agencies; requiring the Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to administer the Fund; establishing the composition of the Fund; limiting the uses of the Fund; providing for investment of money in the Fund; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator James E. DeGrange, Sr., District 32
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Emergency Medical Services
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fire Protection
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Rescue Squads -see also- Ambulances; Emergency Medical Serv.
State Aid

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Safety
( 4-401 , 4-402 , 4-403 , 7-101 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered