Offshore wind will create good jobs, lower energy costs and reduce pollution. It is a win-win for Maryland and especially for Baltimore where offshore wind is already bringing back union steel jobs. Thank you @SenBillFerg for your leadership!
Maryland Senate Dems and @GovWesMoore firmly believe in supporting our State's most vulnerable children and working families. That’s why we're advancing SB 552, the Family Prosperity Act, to increase the earned income and child tax credits and expand economic opportunity.
The Senate will hold multiple floor sessions, vote in their respective committees and meet to consider gubernatorial nominees in the Executive Nominations Committee.
Happy Crossover Day from the Senate of Maryland! Today is the deadline for bills from either chamber to “cross over” from the Senate to the House or House to the Senate and be considered for passage.
Sen. @shellyhettleman’s SB 786 secures patient and provider health care data, ensuring privacy when accessing reproductive care services. This bill has passed third reading in the Senate and will now move to the House for consideration.
✅SB 601 - Young Adult Health Insurance Subsidy
✅SB 5 - Civil Remedy for Hate Crimes
✅SB 859 - Reproductive Health Protection Act
✅SB 876 - Baltimore Regional Transit Commission
✅SB 555 - $15 Minimum Wage
✅SB 143 - Net Metering Flexibility Act
✅SB 663 - Clean Energy Homes Pilot Programs
✅SB 129 - Repeal of Spousal Defense
✅SB 798 - Right to Reproductive Freedom (Constitutional Amendment)
✅SB 828 - Paid Family and Medical Leave Program
✅SB 858 - Firearm Safety - Storage Requirements and Youth Suicide Prevention (Jaelynn’s Law)
✅SB 222 - Producer Responsibility
✅SB1 - Gun Safety Act of 2023
✅SB 144 - Energy Efficiency Incentives for Low-Income Housing
✅SB 185 - Firearms Surrendered Under Final Protective Orders
✅SB 104 - Apprenticeship 2030 Commission
✅SB 341 - Higher Education – Reproductive Health Services
The Senate passed several priority pieces of legislation this week and sent them to the House before Monday’s crossover deadline.
Take a look:
☑️SB 551 - SERVE Act
☑️SB 379 - Election Law - Ballot Processing
☑️SB 686 - Child Victims Act of 2023
☑️SB 781 - POWER Act