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Delegate Robert A. Costa

District
33B
County
Anne Arundel
Committee Assignment(s)
Annapolis Info
159 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3551 | 301-858-3551
Toll-free in MD
Fax 410-841-3549 | 301-858-3549
Interim Info
159 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3551 | 301-858-3551
Fax 410-841-3549 | 301-858-3549
Contact
bob.costa@house.state.md.us
Party
Republican
Tenure
First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 2002. Member of the House since 2003.
Current Assignments
2003- Health and Government Operations Committee
2005- Public Health and Long Term Care Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee
2007- Minority Health Disparities Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee
2011- Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR)
2009- House Emergency Medical Services System Workgroup
Past House Service
Chair, Anne Arundel County Delegation, 2011; Joint Committee on Transparency and Open Government, 2011-2014; Joint Committee on Investigation, 2007-2010; Government Operations Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2005-2007; Health Facilities, Equipment, and Products Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2005; Public Health Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2003-2005; Deputy Minority Whip, 2003-2005; Joint Committee on the State's Emergency Medical Response System, 2003-2005; Health Occupations Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2003-2004; Long-Term Care Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2003-2004.
Public Service
Workgroup to Study the Laws and Policies Related to the Distribution of Money to Volunteer and Career Companies, 2013-; Joint Committee on Health Benefit Exchange Financing, 2012-; Task Force on Health Care Access and Reimbursement, 2007-2008; Labor and Economic Development Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2007-; Labor and Workforce Development Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2005-2007; State Advisory Council on Hepatitis C, 2003-2005; Maryland Medicaid Advisory Committee, 2004-; Fire Advisory Board, Anne Arundel County, 1996-2000.
Memberships
Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2004-; Taxpayers Protection Caucus, 2003-; Maryland Legislative Fire, Rescue and EMS Caucus, 2003-; Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2003-; Chair, Board of Directors, Avalon Shores Civic Association, 1999-2001; Anne Arundel County Republican Central Committee, 1998-2002; Chair, Anne Arundel County Republican Central Committee, 1999-2000; Founder, South County Republican Dinner Club; Italian Businessmen's Association, Annapolis; South County Moose Lodge; Deale Elk's Lodge; Deale Elementary School P.T.A.; Southern High School P.T.A.; Alliance of the Chesapeake; National Rifle Association; Maryland Rifle and Pistol Association; Arbor Day Foundation; Citizens for a Sound Economy; Anne Arundel Affordable Housing Coalition; Past Member, Executive Board, Local 1563, Anne Arundel County Professional Firefighters Association (Legislative Liaison).
Awards
Legislator of the Year Award, Maryland State Dental Association , 2006; Legislative Award, MedChi , 2006; Outstanding Legislative Leadership Award, ARC of Maryland and Maryland Association of Community Services , 2006, 2005; Outstanding Leadership Award, Maryland Association of Community Services , 2005; State Legislator of the Year for Anne Arundel County, Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce , 2004; Outstanding Patriotism Award, Annapolis Chapter, Military Order of World Wars , 1983.
Biographical Information
Born, Linthicum, Maryland, October 9, 1958; Annapolis Senior High School, 1976; Anne Arundel Community College, General Studies; Served in U.S. Army, 1981-85; Former Real Estate Agent; Professional Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician, Anne Arundel County Fire Department,1985-; Coach, Deale Athletic Association Baseball Team; Member, Friendship Community Baptist Church; Two children.
Last Updated: 10/15/2019 3:24 PM