Senator Ulysses Currie

2018 Regular Session

District 25, Prince George's County

Senator Ulysses Currie
Annapolis Address:201 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-841-3127 | 301-858-3127 | Toll-free in MD: 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3127
Fax: 301-858-3733
Interim Address:201 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 301-858-3127
Fax: 301-858-3733
Contact:Contact Online or send email to: ulysses.currie@senate.state.md.us
Tenure:First elected to the Senate in 1994. Member of the Senate since 1995.
Current Assignments:1995- Budget and Taxation Committee
1995- Capital Budget Subcommittee of the Budget and Taxation Committee
2011- Education, Business, and Administration Subcommittee of the Budget and Taxation Committee
2015- Executive Nominations Committee
2015- Legislative Policy Committee
2004- Maryland Veterans Caucus
1995- Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Inc.
Party Affiliation:Democrat

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Past Senate Service
2000-2013, 2000-2012Pensions Subcommittee of the Budget and Taxation Committee
2009-2012Joint Legislative Work Group to Study State, County, and Municipal Fiscal Relationships
2009-2012Joint Information and Biotechnology Committee
2007-2012Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds
2003-2012Joint Audit Committee
2003-2012Executive Nominations Committee
2002-2012Chair, Budget and Taxation Committee
2002-2012Legislative Policy Committee
2002-2012Management Subcommittee of the Legislative Policy Committee
2001-2012Spending Affordability Committee
1999-2012Rules Committee
2007-2010Chair, Spending Affordability Committee
2009, 2000-2008Joint Technology Oversight Committee
2007, 2003, 2002Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer
2005-2007Special Committee on State Employee Rights and Protections
1999-2006Special Joint Committee on Pensions
2004Senate Special Commission on Medical Malpractice Liability Insurance
2003Chair, Special Committee on Legislative Prayer
2001-2002Chair, Public Safety, Transportation, and Environment Subcommittee of the Budget and Taxation Committee
2001-2002Senate Committee on Redistricting
1999-2002Deputy Majority Whip
2001Co-Chair, Special Committee on Gaming
1999-2000Chair, Rules Committee
1997-2000Chair, Prince George’s County Delegation
1997-2000Senate Chair, Joint Audit Committee
1996-2000Joint Committee on Welfare Reform
1995-2000Senate Chair, Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds
1996-1998Assistant Deputy Majority Whip
1995-1997Joint Committee to Study Mandates on Local Government
Past House Service 1987-1995
1992-1994Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
1991-1994Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space and Agricultural Land Preservation
1991-1994Joint Budget and Audit Committee
1991-1994Legislative Policy Committee
1991-1994Majority Whip
1990-1994Appropriations Committee (Vice Chair, Human Resources and Public Safety Subcommittee)
1987-1989Ways and Means Committee
Public Service
2009-2010College Success Task Force, P-20 Leadership Council of Maryland
2006-2009Commission to Develop the Maryland Model for Funding Higher Education
2008-Fiscal Affairs and Government Operations Committee, Southern Legislative Conference
2001-2008Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities
2006-2007Task Force on Minority Participation in the Environmental Community
2005-2006Joint Commission on the Maryland Port Administration
2005-2006Senate Special Commission on Electric Utility Deregulation Implementation
2005-Interagency Steering Committee for Managing for Results
2005-Governor’s Workforce Investment Board
2005-Budgets and Revenue Committee, National Conference of Legislatures
2005Auto Insurance Task Force to Study Rates in Urban Areas
2004-2005Subcommittee on Global Best-Practices in Education, Governor’s Commission on Quality Education in Maryland
1995-2004Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities
2003Task Force to Study the Maryland Heritage Structure Rehabilitation Tax Credit Program
2003Transportation Task Force
2002-2003Commission on Maryland’s Fiscal Structure
2002-2003Prince George’s Hospital System Improvement Task Force
2000-2003Virginia-Maryland-District of Columbia Joint Legislative Commission on Interstate Transportation
2001-Vice Chair, Redistricting Committee, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Inc.
2000-2001Co-Chair, Task Force on the Prince George’s County Transfer Tax Rate
2000Co-Chair, Education Committee, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Inc.
2000Transit Policy Panel
1998-2000Maryland Childcare Business Partnership
1996-2000Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention
1999Commission on Transportation Investment
1998-1999Maryland Comprehensive Transit Plan Transit Advisory Panel
1998-1999Chair, Task Force to Study School Construction Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship Programs
1995-1998Child Care Administration Advisory Council
1996-1997Task Force on the Loss of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for Legal Immigrants in Maryland
1995-1996Task Force on Education Funding in Prince George’s County
1995-1996Task Force on Law Enforcement of Cabinet Council on Criminal and Juvenile Justice
1990-1996Governor’s Commission on Black Males
National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board of Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
Memberships
2008-2009Board of Directors, Economic Development Corporation, Prince George’s County
2007Board of Directors, Capital Area Food Bank
2003-Board of Directors, University of Maryland Medical System Corporation
Association of School-Based Administrators and Supervisors of Prince George’s County, Maryland
Charter Member, Coalition for Handicapped Children
Board Member, First Generation College Bound
Mental Health Association of Prince George’s County, Inc.
Biographical Information
Born, Whiteville, North Carolina, July 10, 1937
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State College, B.S., Social Studies and History, 1959
Served in U.S. Army, 1960-63
The American University, M..A., Education, 1968
Former School Principal, Educator, Prince George’s County, over 30 years
Married, two sons, two grandchildren

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