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Transparency Act of 2018

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In the Senate - Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.

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 President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Bates, Cassilly, Eckardt, Edwards, Hershey, Hough, Jennings, Klausmeier, Ready, Reilly, Serafini, and Simonaire
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0352
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
By Request of the Governor
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  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 6, 2018 2:22 P.M.