2011 Regular Session


File Code: State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Sponsored By:
Delegates McDonough, Dwyer, Impallaria, Kach, Kipke, Krebs, and McComas
Rules of Interpretation - State Citizenship


Specifying that an individual is a citizen of the State of Maryland if the individual is born in the United States and is subject to the jurisdiction of the United States or is naturalized in the United States and is living within, and intends to remain living within, Maryland; specifying that citizenship of the State of Maryland does not confer any right, privilege, immunity, or benefit under law; and defining "subject to the jurisdiction of the United States".

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 Judiciary
Hearing 3/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Aliens and Citizenship
Federal Government

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 1 Rules of Interpretation
( 35 , 35 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered