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 Withdrawn legislation does not always receive a hearing.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.

march 8, 2017


Changes made to schedule through addenda

 SB 1096   Sen Peters        Corporate Income Tax - Single Sales Factor
   MOVED                     From MAR 15, 1:00 PM to MAR 8, 1:00 PM

 SB 759    Sen Guzzone       HEARING CANCELED

End of schedule changes


 SB 665    Sen Kasemeyer,    Attorney General - Powers - Maryland Defense Act
           et al             of 2017
 SB 812    Sen Madaleno,     Housing and Community Development - Community
           et al             Development Program Act
 SB 823    Sen Eckardt       Task Force to Study Tax Sales in Maryland
 SB 833    Sen Pinsky, et    Corporate Income Tax - Throwback Rule
 SB 839    Sen Serafini      State Budget - Appropriations - Funding Priorities
 SB 846    Sen Conway        Baltimore City - Hotel Room Tax - Convention
           (BCA)             Center Promotion
 SB 855    Sen Madaleno,     Main Street Fairness Act of 2017
           et al
 SB 873    Sen Madaleno      Economic Development - Job Creation Tax Credit -
           (Tax Credit       Alteration
           Eval. Comm.)
 SB 908    Sen Ferguson,     Maryland Education Development Collaborative -
           et al             Established
 SB 915    Sen Guzzone       Real Property Tax - Assessment Appeals Process
 SB 926    Sen Madaleno,     Income Tax Credit - Renewable Energy Property
           et al
 SB 927    Sen Madaleno,     Excise Tax and Sales Tax - Cannabis
           et al             (Jointly assigned to B&T and JPR)
 SB 930    Chr Anne          Anne Arundel Co - Property Tax - Payment in Lieu
           Arundel County    of Taxes Agreements - Econ Dvlp Projects
 SB 940    Sen Smith         Criminal Law - Betting, Wagering, and Gambling -
                             Civil Offense
                             (Jointly assigned to B&T and JPR)
 SB 957    Sen Eckardt       Counties and Municipalities - Land Bank
                             (Jointly assigned to B&T and EHE)
 SB 985    Sen Nathan        Baltimore County - Property Tax - Credit for
           Pulliam           Individuals at Least 65 Years Old
 SB 994    Sen Rosapepe      School Overcrowding Reduction Act of 2017
 SB 1034   Sen King, et      Md Public Broadcasting Commission - Recording and
           al                Dstrbtn During Legislative Session - Funding
 SB 1081   Sen Madaleno,     Health - Family Planning Services - Continuity of
           et al             Care
Further Details

March 7, 2017 4:03 P.M.