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 Withdrawn legislation does not always receive a hearing.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 13, 2018


Changes made to schedule through addenda

                                 11:00 A.M.

      Government Operations and Estates and Trusts Subcommittee:

           - HB 62
           - HB 597
           - HB 855
           - HB 935
           - HB 986
           - HB 1035
           - HB 1088
           - HB 1108
           - HB 1114
           - HB 1214
           - HB 1218
           - HB 1348
           - HB 1580
           - HB 1603

           *Room 240*

      Insurance Subcommittee:

           - HB 86
           - HB 736
           - HB 1282
           - HB 1283
           - HB 1349
           - HB 1376

           *Room 218*

 HB 1460   Del Hayes, et     HEARING CANCELED

 HB 1299   Del Lam, et al    HEARING CANCELED

End of schedule changes

                                 1:00 P.M.

 HB 681    Del Parrott,      Medical Laboratories - Advertising or Solicitation
           et al             of Business - Repeal of Prohibition
 HB 907    Del Morhaim       Medical Cannabis - Limit on the Number of Licensed
                             Growers - Repeal
 HB 1009   Del Krebs, et     Food Service Facilities - Kitchens in Private
           al                Homes - Exemption From Licensure
 HB 1101   Del Stein         Public Health - Subcutaneous Implanting of
                             Identification Device - Prohibition
                             (Jointly assigned to HGO and JUD)
 HB 1105   Calvert County    Job-Related Alcohol and CDSs Testing - Medical
           Delegation        Review Officers and Preliminary Breath Tests
 HB 1106   Del Krebs, et     Public Health - Cottage Food Products - Definition
 HB 1138   Del Lam, et al    Public Health - Sale and Distribution of Products
                             Containing NMP and DCM - Prohibition
 HB 1212   Del Lam, et al    Public Health - Sale or Distribution of
                             Trichloroethylene - Prohibition
 HB 1217   Del Lierman,      Local Government - Splash Pads - Regulations
           et al
 HB 1271   Del McKay         Fmly Lw - Opioid-Exposed Nwbrns & Prnts Adctd to
                             Opioids - Mobile Aplctn (I'm Alive Today App)
 HB 1399   Del               Task Force on the Regulation of Caterers
           et al
 HB 1414   Dels A.           Sickle-Cell Trait Screening, Treatment, Education,
           Washington and    and Public Awareness (Journey's Law)
 HB 1518   Del Wilkins,      Public Health - Maternal Mortality Review
           et al             Committee
 HB 1635   Dels Morhaim      Mental Health Law - Involuntary Admissions -
           and Pena Melnyk   Requirements and Procedures
Further Details

March 13, 2018 3:44 P.M.