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 Withdrawn legislation does not always receive a hearing.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 10, 2017


                                 1:00 P.M.

 HB 1229   Del Buckel, et    Correctional Facilities - Unmanned Aircraft
           al                Systems - Proximity
 HB 1258   Dels C. Wilson    Criminal Law - Assault in the Second Degree -
           and McComas       Educators
 HB 1343   Howard County     Howard County - Fire and Explosive Investigator -
           Delegation        Authority Ho. Co. 24-17
 HB 1380   Del Beitzel,      Public Safety - State Fire Marshal - Appointment
           et al             and Term
 HB 1388   Del Flanagan,     Sexual Crimes - Video Games - Prohibited Conduct
           et al             and Warnings to Game Developers
 HB 1404   Del McComas,      Public Safety - Sexual Assault Examination Kits -
           et al             Best Practices Study
 HB 1418   Del Dumais        Justice Reinvestment Act - Modifications
                             (Jointly assigned to JUD and HGO)
 HB 1465   Del Hayes         Baltimore City - Police Community Policing
                             Steering Committee
 HB 1494   Del C. Wilson,    Bail Bond - Installment Contract - Confessed
           et al             Judgment Prohibition
                             (Jointly assigned to JUD and ECM)
Further Details

March 14, 2017 4:15 P.M.