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Transparency Act of 2018

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In the House - Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations

Synopsis:Requiring the General Assembly to make available to the public live and archived video streaming of each meeting of the Senate of Maryland, the House of Delegates of Maryland, and a standing committee of the General Assembly, including any hearings or voting sessions.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Adams, Afzali, Anderton, Arentz, Aumann, Beitzel, Buckel, Carozza, Cassilly, Ciliberti, Clark, Cluster, Corderman, Fisher, Flanagan, Folden, Ghrist, Glass, Grammer, Hornberger, S. Howard, Impallaria, Jacobs, Kipke, Kittleman, Krebs, Long, Malone, Mautz, McComas, McConkey, McKay, McMillan, Metzgar, Miele, Morgan, Otto, Parrott, Reilly, Rey, Rose, Saab, Shoemaker, Szeliga, Vogt, West, and Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0295
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
By Request of the Governor
Rules and Executive Nominations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - General Assembly
Narrow Subject(s):Archives
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Open Government
Public Information
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - State Government
(2-101, 2-1805)

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February 19, 2018 8:07 P.M.