About Publications

Publications available on this website are organized into the following categories:

"Legislative and Legal" includes publications that summarize the activity that occurred during each legislative session.

"Budget and Fiscal" includes publications that analyze and summarize the state's budget and other fiscal matters.

"Committee" includes publications that have been presented to committees or reports prepared by committees.

"Commission, Task Force, and Work Group" includes publications that have been presented to or produced by these groups.

"Other" includes all other publications.


Additional publications created by the Department of Legislative Services, mandated by legislation, or requested in the Joint Chair's Budget Report may be found in the Legislative Library & Information Services Catalog.



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Publication Name ▴Published
2013 - Executive OrdersAs required by law, each year the Department of Legislative Services compiles and indexes the executive orders issued during that year.3/26/2014
2014 - 90 Day Report, A Review of the 2014 Legislative SessionSeveral days after the end of the regular session each year, the Department of Legislative Services publishes The 90 Day Report - a comprehensive review of legislation that was considered during the session.4/12/2014
2014 - Abnormal Effective Date Information for the 2014 Regular SessionThis list contains the sections of the Annotated Code of Maryland that, after December 31, 2013, are subject to limited duration, delayed effective dates, or contingencies not yet met.1/2/2014
2014 - Compilation of the Changes in the Public Local LawsThis annual compilation is not an official updating of the Code of Public Local Laws, but is prepared by the Department of Legislative Services as a guide to the current status of the public local laws in Maryland's counties and Baltimore City.1/2/2014
2014 - Effective Dates - JanuaryThis list gives effective dates of legislation with June 1, July 1, and October 1 being the most common effective dates.1/2/2014
2014 - Ethics GuideThe Legislative Ethics Guide is based on the Maryland Public Ethics Law, Title 15 of the State Government Article. Topics discussed in the guide include conflicts of interest, gifts, prohibited employment and compensation, and financial disclosure. Ethics opinions and forms are also included.1/8/2014
2014 Regular Session - Bills Signed and/or Enacted on 01/30/2014A list of the bills signed and enacted for each session is compiled by legislative staff.1/30/2014
2014 Regular Session - Bills Signed and/or Enacted on 03/12/2014A list of the bills signed and enacted for each session is compiled by legislative staff.3/12/2014
2014 Regular Session - Bills Signed and/or Enacted on 04/08/2014A list of the bills signed and enacted for each session is compiled by legislative staff.4/8/2014
2014 Regular Session - Bills Signed and/or Enacted on 04/14/2014A list of the bills signed and enacted for each session is compiled by legislative staff.4/16/2014
2014 Regular Session - Current Status Report (House)Current Status of all House Legislation Introduced4/23/2014
2014 Regular Session - Current Status Report (Senate)Current Status of all Senate Legislation Introduced4/23/2014
2014 Regular Session - Issue PapersPrior to each session, staff of the Department of Legislative Services, Office of Policy Analysis, prepare an information report on issues. This document is a compilation of the issue papers arranged by major topic.1/2/2014
2014 Regular Session - Laws of the State of Maryland - Volume IAfter the Governor signs or vetoes bills, the Department of Legislative Services publishes the Laws of Maryland (Session Laws) for that year. The Session Laws are a set of volumes containing all laws adopted during the previous session and all bills vetoed by the Governor with the veto messages.4/21/2014
2014 Regular Session - Popular Terms ListBills receiving numerous calls from the public listed by category and using popular terms.4/14/2014