MARYLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS: 1999


1999 LEGISLATIVE SESSION
413th session of General Assembly
convened in Annapolis, Maryland
January 13 - April 12, 1999
BILLS
Introduced Passed
Senate 795 333
House 1,219 497
Total 2,014 830
Enacted Vetoed
Senate 269 64
House 436 61
Total 705 125
JOINT RESOLUTIONS
Introduced Passed
Senate 11 6
House 24 7
Total 35 13
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
Introduced Passed
Senate 1 1
House 0 0
Total 1 1
Submitted to referendum 0
VETOES
Overridden
BUDGET
Operating Budget $17,579,036,962
Bond-Financed Capital Program
General Obligation Bonds
Consolidated Transportation Bonds
Higher Education Bonds


1999 LEGISLATIVE SESSION - SIGNIFICANT ISSUES
Abortions - partial birth; After-School Program Initiative; assisted suicide; discrimination - sexual orientation; drunk driving; economic development; education (class-size reduction; financing; teacher incentives; teacher scholarships); ethics law reform; health - Patients' Bill of Rights; health care regulatory commissions - consolidation; HOPE Scholarship Program; horse racing industry - financial assistance; Joseph Fund; Medicaid waivers; peace orders; Prince George's County school system reform; property tax; sexual offenders - posted on Internet; State employees (collective bargaining; pay plan); tobacco settlement - use of funds; tobacco tax; University System of Maryland - structure and governance; year-2000 computer errors - protections and immunities.

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