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 October 1, 2014, are subject to limited duration, delayed effective dates, or contingencies not yet met.8/8/2014
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 - April and MayThis list gives effective dates of legislation with June 1, July 1, and October 1 being the most common effective dates.5/28/2014
2014 - Effective Dates - December 2014 and January 2015This list gives effective dates of legislation with June 1, July 1, and October 1 being the most common effective dates.8/14/2014
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 - Effective Dates - JulyThis list gives effective dates of legislation with June 1, July 1, and October 1 being the most common effective dates.6/27/2014
2014 - Effective Dates - JuneThis list gives effective dates of legislation with June 1, July 1, and October 1 being the most common effective dates.5/28/2014
2014 - Effective Dates - List by ChapterA list of the current years chapters and their effective dates.7/1/2014
2014 - Effective Dates - OctoberThis list gives effective dates of legislation with June 1, July 1, and October 1 being the most common effective dates.8/14/2014
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 - 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.8/27/2014
2014 - Major Issues Review 2010-2014This document, published by the Department of Legislative Services during the interim of the fourth year of a four-year term, summarizes legislative activity over the term and includes discussion of all major issues, significant bills that did and did not pass, and gubernatorial vetoes of major legislation.6/4/2014
2014 - Roster and List of Committees (Interim)The roster contains biographies of legislators, committee membership lists, Senate and House membership lists, and various appendices providing other pertinent legislative information.8/1/2014
2014 - Roster and List of Committees (Session)The roster contains biographies of legislators, committee membership lists, Senate and House membership lists, and various appendices providing other pertinent legislative information.4/29/2014
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 - Bills Signed and/or Enacted on 05/05/2014A list of the bills signed and enacted for each session is compiled by legislative staff.5/5/2014
2014 Regular Session - Bills Signed and/or Enacted on 05/15/2014A list of the bills signed and enacted for each session is compiled by legislative staff.5/15/2014
2014 Regular Session - Bills Vetoed on 05/15/2014A list of the bills vetoed for each session is compiled by legislative staff.5/15/2014
2014 Regular Session - Bills Vetoed on 05/16/2014A list of the bills vetoed for each session is compiled by legislative staff.5/16/2014
2014 Regular Session - Committee Index of Proposed LegislationThe index series, printed from the online bill status system, are published in separate volumes by subject, sponsor, committee, and statute.7/10/2014
2014 Regular Session - Current Status Report (House)Current Status of all House Legislation Introduced5/22/2014
2014 Regular Session - Current Status Report (Senate)Current Status of all Senate Legislation Introduced5/22/2014
2014 Regular Session - Final Status Index of Proposed LegislationThe index series, printed from the online bill status system, are published in separate volumes by subject, sponsor, committee, and statute.7/10/2014
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 - Laws of the State of Maryland - Volume IIAfter 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.5/9/2014
2014 Regular Session - Laws of the State of Maryland - Volume IIIAfter 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.5/9/2014
2014 Regular Session - Laws of the State of Maryland - Volume IVAfter 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.5/27/2014
2014 Regular Session - Laws of the State of Maryland - Volume VAfter 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.5/27/2014
2014 Regular Session - Laws of the State of Maryland - Volume VIAfter 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.6/30/2014
2014 Regular Session - Popular Terms ListBills receiving numerous calls from the public listed by category and using popular terms.5/19/2014
2014 Regular Session - Sponsor Index of Proposed LegislationThe index series, printed from the online bill status system, are published in separate volumes by subject, sponsor, committee, and statute.7/10/2014
2014 Regular Session - Statute Index of Proposed LegislationThe index series, printed from the online bill status system, are published in separate volumes by subject, sponsor, committee, and statute.6/30/2014
2014 Regular Session - Subject Index of Proposed LegislationThe index series, printed from the online bill status system, are published in separate volumes by subject, sponsor, committee, and statute.8/4/2014
2014 Regular Session - Vetoed Bills and Messages from the Governor of MarylandThe Maryland Constitution requires the Governor to return each vetoed bill to the General Assembly with a statement of objections known as a veto message. The Department of Legislative Services prepares a compilation of these vetoed bills and gubernatorial messages following each session. 6/25/2014