Former Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr.

District 10


Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr.
TenureFirst elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 1994. Member of the House, January 11, 1995 to January 14, 2015, representing District 10, Baltimore County.
Party Affiliation
Democrat
Past House Service
2003-2015
Economic Matters Committee
2011-2015
Chair, Unemployment Insurance Subcommittee of the Economic Matters Committee
2007-2015
Business Regulation Subcommittee of the Economic Matters Committee
2011-2015
House Co-Chair, Joint Committee on Unemployment Insurance Oversight
2003-2010
Property and Casualty Insurance Subcommittee of the Economic Matters Committee
2003-2007
Deputy Majority Whip
2003-2006
Corporations Workgroup of the Economic Matters Committee
1995-2003
Judiciary Committee
1995-2003
Civil Law and Procedure Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee
1995-2015
Special Committee on Drug Abuse
1999-2015
Joint Committee on Federal Relations
1995-2015
Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Inc.
Public Service
2011
Task Force on the Membership and Operation of the Baltimore County Board of Education
2008-2010, 1995-2002
Chaplain, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland
2007-2015
Communications, Financial Services and Interstate Commerce Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
2000-2015
Commission to Coordinate the Study, Commemoration, and Impact of Slavery's History and Legacy in Maryland
2000-2015
Redistricting Committee, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland
2000-2015
Vice Chair, Civil Rights Committee, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland
2000
Chair, Ethics Committee, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland
1999
Task Force to Study the Effects of Cult Activities on Public Senior Higher Education Institutions
1999
Task Force to Study the History and Legacy of Slavery in Maryland
1996-1999
Governor's Task Force on African-American Entrepreneurship in Baltimore City
1995
Governor's Commission on Adoption
1991-
Baltimore Safe Schools Committee
Vice Chair, Committee on International Affairs, National Black Caucus of State Legislators
Financial Services Standing Committee, National Black Caucus of State Legislators
Memberships
Chair, Social Action Committee, United Baptist Convention of Maryland
National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
Biographical Information
Born, Jackson, Mississippi, August 26, 1940
Jackson State University, B.S., 1962
Virginia Union University, M.Div., 1968
Presbyterian School of Christian Education, M.R.E., 1969
University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D., 1974
Veteran, U.S. Air Force, served 1975-78 (Captain)
Adjunct Professor, Ecumenical Institute of Theology, St. Mary’s Seminary
Adjunct Professor, University of Baltimore
Pastor, Rising Sun First Baptist Church
Married, Three sons

December 4, 2017 3:16 P.M.