2008 Regular Session


File Code: Economic and Community Development Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 366
Sponsored By:
The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Dyson, DeGrange, Astle, Conway, Currie, Della, Forehand, Lenett, Madaleno, Peters, Rosapepe, Simonaire, and Klausmeier
BRAC Community Enhancement Act


Authorizing the creation of BRAC Revitalization and Incentive Zones in the State; establishing eligibility criteria for the Zones and factors to be considered by the Secretary of Business and Economic Development in approving the Zones; providing that specified benefits provided in designated enterprise zones do not apply to a business entity on land or within improvements owned by the federal government, the State, a county, or a municipal corporation unless specified conditions are met; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Budget and Taxation
Hearing 2/6 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Floor Committee Amendment (Budget and Taxation) Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
Passed Enrolled
House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Ways and Means & Economic Matters
Hearing 4/7 at 10:00 a.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Jameson) Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Motion Rules Suspended two readings same day (Delegate Hixson) Adopted (130-0)
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (131-2)
Action after passage in Senate and House
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 338

Sponsored by:

President, The
Senator John C. Astle, District 30
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator James E. DeGrange, Sr., District 32
Senator George W. Della, Jr., District 46
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21
Senator Bryan W. Simonaire, District 31

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Armed Forces -see also- Militia
Assessments and Taxation, Department of
Baltimore City
Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds.
Business and Economic Development, Department of
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Traders; etc
Community Development
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Enterprise Zones
Federal Government
Income Tax
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Personal Property
Property Tax
Public Works
Real Property
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
State Aid
Tax Credits -see also- Circuit Breaker
Transportation, Department of
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Zoning and Planning

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Economic Development
( 5-102 , 5-105 , 5-707 , 5-707 , 5-1201 , 5-1202 , 5-1203 , 5-1204 , 5-1205 , 5-1206 , 5-1207 , 12-206 )
Housing and Community Development
( 6-201 , 6-301 )
Tax - Property
( 2-222 , 7-211 , 7-211.3 , 7-501 , 9-103 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 499037/01     Offered on: April 3, 2008   at: 1:24 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 879732/01     Offered on: April 3, 2008   at: 1:17 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 615662/01     Offered on: April 7, 2008   at: 8:45 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 793920/01     Offered on: April 7, 2008   at: 8:46 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 31, 2008: Third Reading Passed (47-0)
April 5, 2008: Third Reading Passed (46-0)
April 4, 2008: Motion Rules Suspended two readings same day (Hixson) Adopted (130-0)
April 4, 2008: Third Reading Passed (131-2)