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SB 654 - Requires Extension of Union Contracts - Maryland Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (89-47) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Extension of Union Contracts

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires an extension of current employment terms when a new contract has not been agreed upon between the State and a public employee union.

Highlights:

 

  • Defines an employment contract between the State and its public employee unions as a memorandum of understanding (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the terms of a memorandum of understanding to continue without change until a successor memorandum of understanding is agreed to and ratified (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that no memorandum of understanding is valid if it extends for less than 1 year or for more than 3 years (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes union representatives to file an action in circuit court against the State to enforce the provisions of this bill (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that if passed, this bill becomes effective October 1, 2018 (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (33-14) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Extension of Union Contracts

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires an extension of current employment terms when a new contract has not been agreed upon between the State and a public employee union.

Highlights:

 

  • Defines an employment contract between the State and its public employee unions as a memorandum of understanding (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the terms of a memorandum of understanding to continue without change until a successor memorandum of understanding is agreed to and ratified (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that no memorandum of understanding is valid if it extends for less than 1 year or for more than 3 years (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes union representatives to file an action in circuit court against the State to enforce the provisions of this bill (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that if passed, this bill becomes effective October 1, 2018 (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires Extension of Union Contracts

Sponsors

  • James N. 'Jim' Mathias Jr. (MD - D) (Out Of Office)
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