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 Withdrawn legislation does not always receive a hearing.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.

february 7, 2018


Changes made to schedule through addenda

 SB 166    Sen Serafini,     RESCHEDULED - to FEB 21, 1:00 PM
           et al
 SJ 5      Chr JPR (Jud      HEARING CANCELED
           Comp Comm)

End of schedule changes


 SB 260    Sen Young, et     St Lottery - Instant Ticket Lottery Machines -
           al                Fraternal Orgnztns ("Slots" for Homeless Vets Act)
 SB 274    Sen Ready         Carroll County - Coin Operated Games - Repeal of
                             Licensing Requirements
 SB 275    Carroll County    Carroll County - Gaming - Repeal of Sunday
           Senators          Prohibition
 SB 320    Sen Brochin,      BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport - Security Screening
           et al             Checkpoint - Charitable Donations
 SB 360    Carroll County    Carroll County - Public Facilities Bonds
 SB 363    Sen Ready, et     Vehicle-Miles-Traveled Tax and Associated Mandated
           al                Devices - Prohibition
 SB 373    Sen Currie, et    Education - Head Start Program - Annual
           al                Appropriation
 SB 381    Sen King, et      Video Lottery Trmnl Rvns - Purse Dedication Accnt
           al                - Standardbred Racetrack Operating Loss Asstnce
 SB 427    Sen Bates, et     Property Tax Credit - Elderly Individuals and
           al                Veterans - Eligibility
 SB 459    Sen Salling,      Property Tax - Exemption for Disabled Veterans -
           et al             Percentage of Disability
Further Details

February 6, 2018 3:54 P.M.