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 Withdrawn legislation does not always receive a hearing.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 23, 2017


                                 1:00 P.M.

 SB 12     Sen Ramirez,      Vehicle Laws - Obstruction Hanging From Rearview
           et al             Mirror - Enforcement
 SB 25     Chr FIN (Dept)    Maryland Transit Administration - Transit Service
                             - Contracted Taxicab Service
 SB 34     Chr B&T (Dept)    Motor Vehicles - Leased Vehicles - Inspections,
                             Insurance, and Excise Tax
 SB 45     Chr JPR (Dept)    Motor Vehicle Administration - Driving Instructors
                             - Criminal History Records Checks
 SB 78     Sen Rosapepe      Vehicle Laws - School Crossing Guards - Authority
                             to Direct Traffic
 SB 86     Sen Norman        Motor Vehicles - Use of Fog Lights When Windshield
                             Wipers Operating - Repeal
 SB 98     Sen Reilly        Railroad Grade Crossings - Exempt Highway-Rail
                             Grade Crossing Plaque
 SB 125    Sen Feldman       Woodrow Wilson Bridge and Tunnel Compact - Repeal
 SB 154    Sen King, et      Vehicle Laws - School Bus Monitoring Cameras -
           al                Civil Penalty
 SB 265    Sen Feldman,      Washington Metrorail Safety Commission Membership
           et al             Act
 SB 299    Sen Waugh         Motor Vehicle Registration - Exception for Golf
                             Carts - Golden Beach Patuxent Knolls

                                 3:00 P.M.

 Motor Vehicle & Transportation Subcommittee Work Session

 Local Government & BiCounty Agencies Subcommittee Work Session

Further Details

March 28, 2017 3:55 P.M.