2007 Regular Session


File Code: Higher Education
Sponsored By:
Senators Simonaire, Brinkley, Brochin, Colburn, Conway, Della, Edwards, Forehand, Frosh, Greenip, Haines, Harris, Hooper, Jacobs, Jones, Kittleman, Kramer, Lenett, Munson, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Stone, and Zirkin
Legislative Scholarships Integrity Act of 2007


Prohibiting a member of the General Assembly from awarding a Senatorial Scholarship or a House of Delegates Scholarship to specified persons; providing that specified provisions of law do not apply to the Maryland Higher Education Commission or the Office of Student Financial Assistance when awarding specified scholarships under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments
Laid Over (Senator Pipkin) Adopted
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Simonaire)
Special Order 3/15 (Senator Pipkin) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Simonaire) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin)
Special Order 3/19 (Senator Stone) Adopted (28-18)
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) Rejected (9-37)
Floor Amendment (Senator Kelley) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Simonaire)
Special Order 3/20 (Senator Simonaire) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Simonaire) Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (39-8)
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 4/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Ways and Means
Favorable Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Mizeur) Withdrawn
Second Reading Passed
Floor Committee Amendment Adopted
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (101-35)

Sponsored by:

Senator Bryan W. Simonaire, District 31
Senator David R. Brinkley, District 4
Senator Jim Brochin, District 42
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator George W. Della, Jr., District 46
Senator George C. Edwards, District 1
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Janet Greenip, District 33
Senator Larry E. Haines, District 5
Senator Andrew P. Harris, District 7
Senator J. Robert Hooper, District 35
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9
Senator Rona E. Kramer, District 14
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6
Senator Bobby A. Zirkin, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee.
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 18-401 , 18-402 , 18-407 , 18-501 , 18-502 , 18-507 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 333927/03     Offered on: March 20, 2007   at: 12:51 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 443527/01     Offered on: March 19, 2007   at: 8:42 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 593921/01     Offered on: March 19, 2007   at: 8:49 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 694436/01     Offered on: March 14, 2007   at: 10:21 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 793422/02     Offered on: March 15, 2007   at: 11:25 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 843623/01     Offered on: March 15, 2007   at: 11:32 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 133729/01     Offered on: April 6, 2007   at: 11:48 a.m.     Status: Withdrawn
Number: 905060/01     Offered on: April 6, 2007   at: 6:16 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 15, 2007: Motion Special Order until 3/19 (Stone) Adopted (28-18)
March 19, 2007: Floor Amendment (Pipkin) {443527/1 Rejected (9-37)
March 22, 2007: Third Reading Passed (39-8)
April 2, 2007: Third Reading Passed (101-35)