2009 Regular Session


EMERGENCY BILL File Code: Horse Racing Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1578
Sponsored By:
The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Brinkley, Colburn, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Kasemeyer, Klausmeier, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Munson, Peters, Pipkin, Pugh, Robey, and Rosapepe
Pimlico and Laurel Park Racetracks, Bowie Race Course Training Center, and Preakness Stakes - State Purchase or Condemnation


Authorizing the State to acquire by purchase or condemnation for public use with just compensation private property relating to the Pimlico and Laurel Park racetracks, the Bowie Race Course Training Center, the name, copyrights, service marks, trademarks, trade names, contracts, and horse racing events that are associated with the Preakness Stakes the Woodlawn Vase trophy, and other specified property; authorizing the Maryland Economic Development Corporation to borrow money and issue bonds for specified purposes; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Senator Klausmeier) Adopted
Motion Rules Suspended Referred (Senator Klausmeier) Adopted
Referred Budget and Taxation
Favorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
Favorable with Amendments
Committee Amendment Adopted
Favorable with Amendments
Special Order later today (Senator Muse) Adopted
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Kittleman) Rejected (14-32)
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) Rejected (13-32)
Floor Amendment (Senator Jacobs) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Kittleman) Rejected (15-30)
Special Order later today (Senator Kasemeyer) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Kasemeyer) Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (32-14)
Returned Passed
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Favorable Report by Environmental Matters
Favorable Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Schuler) Rejected
Floor Amendment (Delegate Norman) Rejected (33-96)
Floor Amendment (Delegate O'Donnell) Rejected
Second Reading Passed
Floor Amendment (Delegate Smigiel) Rejected (30-99)
Motion vote previous question (Delegate Cane) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (93-43)
Action after passage in Senate and House
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 3

Sponsored by:

President, The
Senator David R. Brinkley, District 4
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 Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer, District 12
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., District 27
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator E. J. Pipkin, District 36
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Anne Arundel County
Baltimore City
Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds.
Prince George`s County
Public Corporations and Instrumentalities
Real Property

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Business Regulation
( 11-520 , 11-521 )
Economic Development
( 10-117 )


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: 153928/01     Offered on: April 10, 2009   at: 1:13 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 193023/01     Offered on: April 10, 2009   at: 1:02 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 629730/01     Offered on: April 10, 2009   at: 12:10 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 723926/01     Offered on: April 10, 2009   at: 1:08 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 963422/01     Offered on: April 10, 2009   at: 2:18 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 993427/01     Offered on: April 10, 2009   at: 1:11 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 263120/01     Offered on: April 11, 2009   at: 5:51 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 413522/01     Offered on: April 11, 2009   at: 6:07 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 453423/01     Offered on: April 13, 2009   at: 1:18 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 733528/01     Offered on: April 11, 2009   at: 5:53 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
April 6, 2009: Floor Amendment (Kittleman) {193023/1 Rejected (14-32)
April 6, 2009: Floor Amendment (Pipkin) {723926/1 Rejected (13-32)
April 6, 2009: Floor Amendment (Kittleman) {153928/1 Rejected (15-30)
April 7, 2009: Third Reading Passed (32-14)
April 7, 2009: Floor Amendment (Norman) {733528/1 Rejected (33-96)
April 8, 2009: Floor Amendment (Smigiel) {453423/1 Rejected (30-99)
April 8, 2009: Third Reading Passed (93-43)