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Delegate Gail H. Bates

District
9A
County
Howard
Committee Assignment(s)
Annapolis Info
202 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 301-858-3556
Toll-free in MD
Interim Info
202 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 301-858-3556
Contact
gail.bates@house.state.md.us
Party
Republican
Tenure
First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 2002. Member of the House since 2002: appointed January 29 and sworn in February 4, 2002.
Current Assignments
2013- Deputy Minority Whip
2003- Appropriations Committee
2003- Public Safety and Administration Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee
2003- Oversight Committee on Pensions of the Appropriations Committee
2003- Oversight Committee on Personnel of the Appropriations Committee
2003- Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families
2011- Joint Audit Committee
2007- Joint Committee on Pensions
2002- Women Legislators of Maryland
Past House Service
Deputy Minority Whip, 2003-2006; Health and Government Operations Committee, 2003; Government Operations Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2003; Health Facilities Equipment and Products Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2003; Public Health Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2003; Commerce and Government Matters Committee, 2002-2003; Motor Vehicles Subcommittee of the Commerce and Government Matters Committee, 2002-2003.
Public Service
Agriculture and Energy Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2008-; Environment Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2008-; Agriculture, Environment and Energy Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2007-2008; Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2005-2007; Treasurer, Howard County Tourism Council, 2004-; Howard County Republican Central Committee, 1982-1990; Disabilities Issues Advisory Committee, Howard County, 1987-1988; Howard County Chamber of Commerce, Legislative Committee, 1986-; Treasurer, Howard County Republican Central Committee, 1980-1984.
Memberships
Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-; Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2002-; President, Howard County Republican Women, 2001-; Montgomery General Hospital, 2001; Board Member, Howard County Chapter, American Red Cross, 1996-1999; Howard County Farm Bureau, 1998-; Golf Advisory Committee, Howard County, 1998-; Christian Jail Ministry, 1997-; Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, 1988-; Howard County Republican Club, 1980-; Maryland Federation of Republican Women, 1980-; Therapeutic Horsemanship Association.
Awards
Howard County Women's Hall of Fame , 2009; Life Achievement Award, Howard County Republican Central Committee , 1990.
Biographical Information
Born, Washington, DC, December 24, 1945; Attended Bladensburg High School, 1963; University of Maryland, B.S., Education, 1968; University of Maryland Baltimore County, Accounting, 1981; Mathematics and Home Economics Teacher, Anne Arundel County, 1968-73; Office Manager, H&R Block, 1976-80; Tax Supervisor, Mark Buckley, C.P.A., 1980-82; Manager, Records and Tax Department, Maryland Farm Bureau, 1983-84; Assistant to Howard County Executive, 1991-98; Chief of Staff for Delegate Donald E. Murphy, District 12A, 1999-2002; Certified Public Accountant; Small Business Owner; Notary Public; Married, Two sons.
Last Updated: 10/15/2019 3:25 PM