About Schedules

The 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.

Meetings are generally held in late morning or early afternoon.

During the legislative session standing committee meetings include:

  • Public hearings on all assigned legislation. Withdrawn legislation does always receive a hearing.
  • Briefings on subject matters as determined by the chair from agencies and selected organizations.
  • Receiving testimony from sponsors and other parties supporting or opposing legislation
  • Reviewing the Governor’s nominees to cabinet positions, certain Judgeships, and various boards and commissions (Senate Executive Nominations Committee only)
  • Hearing agency representatives discuss the budgets of specific units of State government (Budget Committees only)
  • Receiving proposed amendments
  • Voting to approve or reject legislation

Between sessions, scheduled meetings continue the work of General Assembly committees and its task forces, commissions, and special issue workgroups.

Certain committees webcast their meetings live and recordings can be listened to or viewed on demand after the meeting has concluded. Prior schedules and addenda are available online and in printed format.



Weekly Schedule - Published April 24, 2014

Leadership Committees
legislative policy committee
House Standing Committees
appropriations economic matters
environmental matters health and government operations
judiciary ways and means
Senate Standing Committees
budget and taxation education, health, and environmental affairs
finance judicial proceedings
Task Forces & Special Joint Study Groups
maryland economic development & business climate com
Other Meetings of Interest
alcoholic beverages article review committee board of public works
criminal sentencing policy, state commission on environmental health specialists, board of
health services cost review commission (hscrc) maryland commission on artistic property
maryland health care commission maryland life sciences advisory board
maryland medicaid advisory committee procurement advisory council
school construction, interagency committee on social work examiners, board of
telemedicine task force telemedicine fin & business model advry grp meeting
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LEGISLATIVE POLICY COMMITTEE
President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., and
Speaker Michael E. Busch, Co-Chairs


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Lynne B. Porter, Dept. of Legislative
      Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5200
                         301-970-5200


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APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE
Delegate Norman H. Conway, Chair
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Chantelle M. Green, Kaitlyn Shulman, or
      Kate Henry, Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5510
                         301-970-5510

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ECONOMIC MATTERS COMMITTEE
Delegate Dereck E. Davis, Chair
Delegate David D. Rudolph, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Laura H. Atas, Sally M. Guy, or Robert K.
      Smith, Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-841-3519
                         301-858-3519

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ENVIRONMENTAL MATTERS COMMITTEE
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, Chair
Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Laura P. Lodge, T. Patrick Tracy, or
      Cristen C. Flynn, Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5350
                         301-970-5350

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HEALTH AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, Chair
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Linda L. Stahr, Lisa J. Simpson, or Erin
      R. Hopwood, Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5530
                         301-970-5530

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JUDICIARY COMMITTEE
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., Chair
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Douglas R. Nestor, Lauren C. Nestor, or
      Claire E. Rossmark, Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-841-3488
                         301-858-3488

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WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, Chair
Delegate Frank S. Turner, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Stanford D. Ward, Benjamin Blank, or
      Tiffany Johnson, Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-841-3469
                         301-858-3469

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BUDGET AND TAXATION COMMITTEE
Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer, Chair
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Erika S. Schissler, Phillip S. Anthony, or
      Matthew J. Bennett, Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5530
                         301-970-5530

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EDUCATION, HEALTH, AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Senator Joan Carter Conway, Chair
Senator Roy P. Dyson, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Sara C. Fidler or Ryane M. Necessary, Dept.
      of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5530
                         301-970-5530

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FINANCE COMMITTEE
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, Chair
Senator John C. Astle, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Tami D. Burt, David A. Smulski, or Patrick
      D. Carlson, Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5530/5350
                         301-970-5530/5350

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JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS COMMITTEE
Senator Brian E. Frosh, Chair
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Susan H. Russell or Shirleen M. Pilgrim,
      Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-841-3623

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MARYLAND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & BUSINESS CLIMATE COMMISSION
Norman R. Augustine, Chair


 

wednesday april 30, 2014


                                  9:00 A.M.      Joint Hearing Room
                                     to          Legislative Services Building
                                  5:00 P.M.      90 State Circle
                                                 Annapolis, MD


    Subject:  Organizational meeting and briefing on State economic development
                activities and competitiveness


 

tuesday may 27, 2014


                                  9:00 A.M.      TBA





    Subject:  TBA


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  John Long, Office of the Senate President
              Telephone: 410-841-3700
                         301-858-3700

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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARTICLE REVIEW COMMITTEE
James Kenney, Chair


 

monday april 28, 2014


                                  5:00 P.M.      Judiciary Training Center
                                                 Conference Room 2
                                                 2009F Commerce Park Drive
                                                 Annapolis, MD


    Subject:  Continuation of review of beer, wine, and liquor licenses; and
                review of other alcoholic beverages provisions


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Andrew Lantner, Dept. of Legislative
      Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5350
                         301-970-5350

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BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
Sheila McDonald, Executive Secretary


 

wednesday april 30, 2014


                                  10:00 A.M.     Governor's Reception Room
                                                 Second Floor
                                                 State House
                                                 State Circle
                                                 Annapolis, MD


    Subject:  General
              The pre-meeting will be held at 9:45 A.M. in Room 217


 

wednesday may 14, 2014


                                  10:00 A.M.     Governor's Reception Room
                                                 Second Floor
                                                 State House
                                                 State Circle
                                                 Annapolis, MD


    Subject:  General
              The pre-meeting will be held at 9:45 A.M. in Room 217


 

wednesday may 28, 2014


                                  10:00 A.M.     Governor's Reception Room
                                                 Second Floor
                                                 State House
                                                 State Circle
                                                 Annapolis, MD


    Subject:  General
              The pre-meeting will be held at 9:45 A.M. in Room 217


 

wednesday june 18, 2014


                                  10:00 A.M.     Governor's Reception Room
                                                 Second Floor
                                                 State House
                                                 State Circle
                                                 Annapolis, MD


    Subject:  General
              The pre-meeting will be held at 9:45 A.M.  in Room 217


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Missy Hodges, Board of Public Works
              Telephone: 410-260-7335
                         877-591-7320

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CRIMINAL SENTENCING POLICY, STATE COMMISSION ON
Diane O. Leasure, Chair


 

tuesday may 6, 2014


                                  5:30 P.M.      Training Rooms 1 & 2
                                                 Judiciary Education and
                                                 Conference Center
                                                 2009D Commerce Park Drive
                                                 Annapolis, MD

    Subject:  The Commission will continue the review and evaluation of the
                State's sentencing guidelines and policies


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  David Soule, State Commission on Criminal
      Sentencing Policy
              Telephone: 301-403-4165

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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALISTS, BOARD OF
Robert Sheesley, Chair


 

wednesday may 7, 2014


                                  10:00 A.M.     Howard County
                                                 Bureau of Utilities Building
                                                 8270 Old Montgomery Road
                                                 Columbia, MD


    Subject:  The Board may discuss/vote on proposed regulations
              A portion of this meeting may be held in closed session


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  James T. Merrow, Dept. of Health and
      Mental Hygiene
              Telephone: 410-764-5911

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HEALTH SERVICES COST REVIEW COMMISSION
John M. Colmers, Chair


 

wednesday may 14, 2014


                                  1:00 P.M.      Conference Room 100
                                                 Maryland Health Care Commission
                                                 4160 Patterson Ave
                                                 Baltimore, MD

    Subject:  Monthly Commission Meeting


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Alene Wright, Health Services Cost Review
      Commission
              Telephone: 410-764-2598

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MARYLAND COMMISSION ON ARTISTIC PROPERTY
Matthew P. Lalumia, Chair


 

monday may 12, 2014


                                  10:00 A.M.     Maryland State Archives
                                                 350 Rowe Blvd
                                                 Annapolis, MD


    Subject:  State-owned art collection


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Sasha Lourie, Curator, Maryland State
      Archives
              Telephone: 410-260-6418

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MARYLAND HEALTH CARE COMMISSION
Craig P. Tanio, Chair


 

thursday may 15, 2014


                                  1:00 P.M.      Conference Room 100
                                                 Maryland Health Care Commission
                                                 4160 Patterson Avenue
                                                 Baltimore, MD

    Subject:  To be announced


 

thursday june 19, 2014


                                  1:00 P.M.      Conference Room 100
                                                 Maryland Health Care Commission
                                                 4160 Patterson Avenue
                                                 Baltimore, MD

    Subject:  To Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Valerie M. Wooding, Maryland Health Care
      Commission
              Telephone: 410-764-3460

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MARYLAND LIFE SCIENCES ADVISORY BOARD
Rachel King, Chair


 

thursday may 8, 2014


                                  9:00 A.M.      Glycomimetics, Inc.
                                     to          401 Professional Drive
                                  1:00 P.M.      Suite 250
                                                 Gaithersburg, MD


    Subject:  Pursuant to Section 10-508(a)(5) of the State Government Article,
                Annotated Code of Maryland


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Judy Britz, Dept. of Business & Economic
      Development, Maryland Biotechnology Center
              Telephone: 410-767-3619

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MARYLAND MEDICAID ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Kevin Lindamood, Chair


 

thursday april 24, 2014


                                  1:00 P.M.      Department of Health and
                                     to          Mental Hygiene
                                  3:00 P.M.      Lobby Level Conference Room L-3
                                                 201 W. Preston Street
                                                 Baltimore, MD

    Subject:  To Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Carrol Barnes, Dept. of Health and Mental
      Hygiene
              Telephone: 410-767-5213

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PROCUREMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL
Sheila McDonald, Chair


 

thursday may 29, 2014


                                  2:00 P.M.      Conference Room L-1
                                                 201 West Preston Street
                                                 Baltimore, MD


    Subject:  To Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Michelle Moseley, Board of Public Works
              Telephone: 410-260-7335
                         877-591-7320

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SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION, INTERAGENCY COMMITTEE ON
David Lever, Chair


 

tuesday april 29, 2014


                                  9:00 A.M.      PSCP Conference Room,
                                     to          Second Floor
                                  9:30 A.M.      200 West Baltimore Street
                                                 Baltimore, MD


    Subject:  IAC Meeting/Teleconference


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Judith Guenter, Public School Construction
      Program
              Telephone: 410-767-0613
              Email: jguenter@msde.state.md.us

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SOCIAL WORK EXAMINERS, BOARD OF
Judy Levy, Co-Chair
Mark Lannon, Co-Chair


 

friday may 9, 2014


                                  11:00 A.M.     Room 109
                                                 Metro Building
                                                 4201 Patterson Avenue
                                                 Baltimore, MD


    Subject:  Proposed Regulations
              A portion of the meeting may be held in closed session


 

friday june 13, 2014


                                  11:00 A.M.     Room 109
                                                 Metro Building
                                                 4201 Patterson Avenue
                                                 Baltimore, MD


    Subject:  Proposed Regulations
              A portion of the meeting may be held in closed session


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Gloria Jean Hammel,  Board of Social Work
      Examiners
              Telephone: 410-764-4722


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TELEMEDICINE TASK FORCE
David Sharp, Chair
FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Christine Karayinopulos, Maryland Health
      Care Commission
              Telephone: 410-764-3444

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TELEMEDICINE FINANCE & BUSINESS MODEL ADVISORY GROUP MEETING
David Sharp, Chair


 

tuesday april 29, 2014


                                  2:00 P.M.      Conference Room 100
                                     to          Maryland Health Care Commission
                                  4:00 P.M.      4160 Patterson Avenue
                                                 Baltimore, MD



  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Christine Karayinopulos, Maryland Health
      Care Commission
              Telephone: 410-764-3444

April 24, 2014 10:37 A.M.