2010 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Delegates Vallario, Conway, Anderson, Aumann, Bohanan, Branch, Bronrott, Cane, DeBoy, Doory, Eckardt, Elmore, Gaines, Griffith, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Haddaway, Haynes, Heller, James, Jones, Levy, Mathias, Mizeur, Proctor, Robinson, Rosenberg, Wood, Benson, Bromwell, Costa, Donoghue, Elliott, Hammen, Hubbard, Jenkins, Kach, Kullen, McDonough, Montgomery, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Reznik, Riley, Tarrant, and V. Turner
Traffic Cases - State Police Helicopters and Ambulance, Fire, and Rescue Companies


Providing that a $7.50 District Court surcharge shall apply to specified traffic cases; requiring that the surcharge be imposed as a court cost; altering the funds to which the Comptroller is required to credit specified surcharges collected under specified circumstances; making stylistic and conforming changes; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters & Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/9 at 2:00 p.m. (Environmental Matters)
Hearing cancelled (Environmental Matters)
Re-referred Judiciary & Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (130-7)
Returned Passed
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 4/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
Committee Amendment Withdrawn
Second Reading Passed
Special Order later today (Senator Frosh) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (43-1)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 735

Sponsored by:

Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate John L. Bohanan, Jr., District 29B
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Melony G. Griffith, District 25
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Charles A. Jenkins, District 3B
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Court Costs
District Courts
Emergency Medical Services
Fines -see also- Penalties
Fire Protection
Rescue Squads -see also- Ambulances; Emergency Medical Serv.
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
State Police, Department of
Traffic Regulation
Volunteers -see also- Maryland Service Corps

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 1-605 , 7-301 , 7-301 )
( 27-101.2 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Attorney General Letter: Available
Number: 512315/01     Offered on: April 1, 2010   at: 10:34 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 248479/01     Offered on: April 12, 2010   at: 11:35 p.m.     Status: Withdrawn
Committee Votes :
Health and Government Operations
Judicial Proceedings
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 28, 2010: Third Reading Passed (130-7)
April 10, 2010: Third Reading Passed (43-1)