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 Withdrawn legislation does not always receive a hearing.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 22, 2017


Changes made to schedule through addenda

 SB 495    Chr B&T (Dept)    Gaming - Video Lottery Terminals - Transfer of
                             Ownership and Local Impact Grants
   ADDED                     MAR 22, 2017 1:00 PM

 SB 498    Chr B&T (Dept)    Video Lottery Terminals - Small, Minority, and
                             Women-Owned Businesses Account - Trnsfr of Athrty
   ADDED                     MAR 22, 2017 1:00 PM

End of schedule changes

                                 1:00 P.M.

 SB 36     Sen Mathias       Tax Credits - Electronic Filing Requirements -
 SB 101    Sen Waugh         St. Mary's County - Licensing and Operation of
                             Amusement Devices - Repeal
 SB 138    Sens Manno and    Income Tax Credit - Security Clearances - Employer
           Miller            Costs - Extension
 SB 159    Sen Waugh, et     Sales and Use Tax - Aircraft Parts and Equipment -
           al                Exemption
 SB 180    Sen Peters, et    Independent Living Tax Credit Act
 SB 200    Sen King, et      Income Tax Credit - Qualified Research and
           al                Development Expenses - Credit Amounts
 SB 226    Sen Manno, et     Biotechnology Investment Tax Credit - Qualified
           al                Maryland Biotechnology Company - Definition
 SB 228    Sen Salling,      Video Lottery Terminals - Disposition of Unclaimed
           et al             Winnings
 SB 254    Sen Peters, et    Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Perpetual
           al                Conservation Easements
 SB 276    Sen Madaleno      Inheritance Tax - Exemption - Evidence of Domestic
 SB 367    Sen Zucker, et    Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Mortgage
           al                Forgiveness Debt Relief
 SB 397    Sen Edwards,      Local Income Tax Overpayments - Local Reserve
           et al             Account Repayment - Forgiveness
 SB 416    Sen Middleton,    Income Tax Credit - Qualified Farms - Food
           et al             Donation Pilot Program
 SB 436    Sen Eckardt       Incm Tax - Credit for Nurse Practitioner or Lcnsd
                             Physcn in Preceptorship Program - Alterations
 SB 438    Sen Conway        State Lottery Tickets - Internet Sales -
 SB 496    Chr B&T (Dept)    Gaming - Reconciliation of Proceeds - Licensee
 SB 497    Chr B&T (Dept)    Gaming - Video Lottery Facilities - Operation
                             License Renewal Term and Local Dvlp Council Mbrshp
 SB 518    Sens Young and    Frederick County - Gaming Events - Sunday Hours of
           Hough             Operation
Further Details

March 21, 2017 4:06 P.M.