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
2015 - Abnormal Effective Date InformationThis list contains the sections of the Annotated Code of Maryland that, after January 1, 2015, are subject to limited duration, delayed effective dates, or contingencies not yet met.1/13/2015
2015 - 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.1/8/2015
2015 - 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.1/1/2015
2015 - Hearing Schedules and AddendumsThe weekly schedule is issued anew each Thursday and includes the dates, times, locations, and topics for meetings being held by committees of the General Assembly and other state government groups. Addenda to the weekly schedule are published as necessary.1/15/2015
2015 - Leadership and Officers RosterThe roster contains biographies of legislators, committee membership lists, Senate and House membership lists, and various appendices providing other pertinent legislative information.2/23/2015
2015 - Maryland Constitution (with Amendments to January 1, 2015) and the Constitution of the United States of AmericaAfter each election in which voters have approved amendments to the Constitution of Maryland, the Department of Legislative Services publishes the amended version. The publication also includes the Constitution of the United States.1/1/2015
2015 Regular Session - Current Status Report (House)Current Status of All House Legislation Introduced3/4/2015
2015 Regular Session - Current Status Report (Senate)Current Status of All Senate Legislation Introduced3/4/2015
2015 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.1/1/2015
2015 Regular Session - Popular Terms ListBills receiving numerous calls from the public listed by category and using popular terms.2/20/2015