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 Withdrawn legislation does not always receive a hearing.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.



Weekly Schedule - Published June 13, 2013

Leadership Committees
legislative policy committee
House Standing Committees
appropriations economic matters
environmental matters health and government operations
judiciary ways and means
Senate Standing Committees
budget and taxation education, health, and environmental affairs
finance judicial proceedings
Statutory Committees
children, youth, and families, joint committee on transparency and open government, joint committee on
Other Meetings of Interest
alcoholic beverages article review committee board of public works
criminal sentencing policy, state commission on general provisions article review committee
habilitative services benefits, wrkgrp on access to maryland community health resources commission
maryland community health resources commission maryland health care commission
maryland medicaid advisory committee school construction, interagency committee on
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LEGISLATIVE POLICY COMMITTEE
President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., and
Speaker Michael E. Busch, Co-Chairs


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Lynne B. Porter, Dept. of Legislative
      Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5200
                         301-970-5200

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APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE
Delegate Norman H. Conway, Chair
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Joshua A. Watters, Chantelle M. Green, or
      Kaitlyn Shulman, Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5510
                         301-970-5510

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ECONOMIC MATTERS COMMITTEE
Delegate Dereck E. Davis, Chair
Delegate David D. Rudolph, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Laura Atas, Sally Guy, or Robert K. Smith,
      Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-841-3519
                         301-858-3519

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ENVIRONMENTAL MATTERS COMMITTEE
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, Chair
Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Laura P. Lodge, T. Patrick Tracy, or
      Cristen C. Flynn, Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5350
                         301-970-5350

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HEALTH AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, Chair
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Linda L. Stahr, Lisa J. Simpson, or Erin
      R. Hopwood, Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-841-3770
                         301-858-3770

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JUDICIARY COMMITTEE
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., Chair
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Douglas R. Nestor, Lauren C. Nestor, or
      Claire E. Rossmark, Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-841-3488
                         301-858-3488

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WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, Chair
Delegate Frank S. Turner, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Stanford D. Ward or Benjamin Blank, Dept.
      of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5530
                         301-970-5530

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BUDGET AND TAXATION COMMITTEE
Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer, Chair
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Phillip S. Anthony, Dept. of Legislative
      Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5530
                         301-970-5530

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EDUCATION, HEALTH, AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Senator Joan Carter Conway, Chair
Senator Roy P. Dyson, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Sara C. Fidler or Ryane M. Necessary, Dept.
      of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-841-3661
                         301-858-3661

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FINANCE COMMITTEE
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, Chair
Senator John C. Astle, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Tami D. Burt, David A. Smulski, or Patrick
      D. Carlson, Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5530/5350
                         301-970-5530/5350

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JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS COMMITTEE
Senator Brian E. Frosh, Chair
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, Vice Chair


FULL COMMITTEE
NOTE: Future Agenda and Meetings to Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Susan H. Russell or Shirleen M. Pilgrim,
      Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5350
                         301-970-5350

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CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES, JOINT COMMITTEE ON
Senator Nancy J. King, Presiding Chair
Delegate Jolene Ivey, Co-chair


 

wednesday june 19, 2013


                                  10:00 A.M.     Room 130
                                                 House Office Building
                                                 6 Bladen Street
                                                 Annapolis, MD


    Subject:  Child Care Subsidy Program Financing


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Kaitlyn Shulman or Caroline L. B. Boice,
      Dept. of Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5350
                         301-970-5350

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TRANSPARENCY AND OPEN GOVERNMENT, JOINT COMMITTEE ON
Senator William C. Ferguson, Senate Chair
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, House Chair


 

wednesday july 10, 2013


                                  9:30 A.M.      Room 130
                                                 House Office Building
                                                 6 Bladen Street
                                                 Annapolis, MD


    Subject:  Discussion on
               - Improving Navigation of the Maryland General Assembly Website
               - The Pros and Cons of In-Person, Electronic Sign-Up for Oral
                   Testimony and Electronic Submittal of Written  Testimony
               - Online Tools That Foster Transparency and Open Government

              Public testimony may be given at the end of the meeting. To sign
                up, please email JCTOG@mlis.state.md.us by close of business
                July 9 or sign up in-person before the meeting on July 10


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Kathryn Selle or Lisa J. Simpson, Dept. of
      Legislative Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5350
                         301-970-5350

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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARTICLE REVIEW COMMITTEE
James Kenney, Chair


 

monday june 24, 2013


                                  5:00 P.M.      Judiciary Training Room
                                                 2009F Commerce Park Drive
                                                 Annapolis, MD



    Subject:  Review of special venue licenses


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Andrew Lantner, Dept. of Legislative
      Services
              Telephone: 410-946-5350
                         301-970-5350

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BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
Sheila McDonald, Executive Secretary


 

wednesday july 3, 2013


                                  10:00 A.M.     Governor's Reception Room
                                                 Second Floor
                                                 State House
                                                 State Circle
                                                 Annapolis, MD


    Subject:  General
              The pre-meeting will be held at 9:45 A.M. in Room 217


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Marion Boschert, Board of Public Works
              Telephone: 410-260-7335
                         877-591-7320

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CRIMINAL SENTENCING POLICY, STATE COMMISSION ON
Diane O. Leasure, Chair


 

tuesday june 25, 2013


                                  4:30 P.M.      Miller West I
                                                 Miller Senate Office Building
                                                 11 Bladen Street
                                                 Annapolis, MD


    Subject:  Review and Evaluation of the State's Sentencing Guidelines and
                Policies


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  David Soule, State Commission on Criminal
      Sentencing Policy
              Telephone: 301-403-4165

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GENERAL PROVISIONS ARTICLE REVIEW COMMITTEE
Robert A. Zarnoch, Chair


 

tuesday june 18, 2013


                                  3:00 P.M.      Room 241
                                                 House Office Building
                                                 6 Bladen Street
                                                 Annapolis, MD


    Subject:  Reviewing the Following Drafts:
              Title 1 "Rules of Interpretation"


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Erin R. Hopwood, Dept. of Legislative
      Services
              Telephone: 410-841-3770
                         301-858-3770

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HABILITATIVE SERVICES BENEFITS, WORKGROUP ON ACCESS TO
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., Co-Chair
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, Co-Chair


 

wednesday july 31, 2013


                                  2:00 P.M.      Maryland Insurance
                                     to          Administration Hearing Room,
                                  4:00 P.M.      24th Floor
                                                 200 St. Paul Place
                                                 Baltimore, MD

    Subject:  Meeting information and meeting notes are available on the MIA
                web site at:
  http://www.mdinsurance.state.md.us/sa/news-center/legislative-information.html


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Tinna Damaso Quigley, Maryland Insurance
      Administration
              Telephone: 410-468-2202

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MARYLAND COMMUNITY HEALTH RESOURCES COMMISSION
John A. Hurson, Chair


 

tuesday june 18, 2013


                                  1:00 P.M.      Ballroom
                                     to          Venice (Best Western) Hotel
                                  3:00 P.M.      431 Dual Highway
                                                 Hagerstown, MD


    Subject:  The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission, the Maryland
                Health Benefit Exchange and the Department of Health and Mental
                Hygiene will host an Access to Care regional forum to facilitate
                relationship building among safety net providers, MCOs, and
                commercial carriers.

              This meeting is open to the public.  There is no
                registration fee or charge associated with attending the forum,
                but you are requested to RSVP to access.tocare@maryland.gov or
                to Edith Budd via telephone at 410.260.6290 or via email at
                edith.budd@maryland.gov.


 

thursday june 20, 2013


                                  10:00 A.M.     Spring Room and Ellsworth
                                      to         Room
                                  12:00 P.M.     Silver Spring Civic Building
                                                 One Veterans Place
                                                 Silver Spring, MD

    Subject:  The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission, the Maryland
                Health Benefit Exchange and the Department of Health and Mental
                Hygiene will host an Access to Care regional forum to facilitate
                relationship building among safety net providers, MCOs, and
                commercial carriers.

              This meeting is open to the public.  There is no
                registration fee or charge associated with attending the forum,
                but you are requested to RSVP to access.tocare@maryland.gov or
                to Edith Budd via telephone at 410.260.6290 or via email at
                edith.budd@maryland.gov.


 

tuesday june 25, 2013


                                  10:00 A.M.     UMBC Tech Center
                                      to         1450 South Rolling Road
                                  12:00 P.M.     Baltimore, MD



    Subject:  The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission, the Maryland
                Health Benefit Exchange and the Department of Health and Mental
                Hygiene will host an Access to Care regional forum to facilitate
                relationship building among safety net providers, MCOs, and
                commercial carriers.

              This meeting is open to the public.  There is no
                registration fee or charge associated with attending the forum,
                but you are requested to RSVP to access.tocare@maryland.gov or
                to Edith Budd via telephone at 410.260.6290 or via email at
                edith.budd@maryland.gov.

  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Edith Budd, Maryland Community Health
      Resources Commission
              Telephone: 410-260-6290

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MARYLAND COMMUNITY HEALTH RESOURCES COMMISSION
John A. Hurson, Chair


 

wednesday june 26, 2013


                                  2:00 P.M.      Room 240 (Health &
                                                 Government Operations
                                                 Committee)
                                                 House Office Building
                                                 6 Bladen Street
                                                 Annapolis, MD

    Subject:  A Select Number of LHIC Applicants Will be Invited to Present to
                the CHRC Board. Presentations Are by Invitation Only.

              Watch the Commission's Website for Changes to the Time of This
                Meeting, http://dhmh.maryland.gov/mchrc/sitepages/home.aspx


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Mark Luckner, Executive Director, Maryland
      Community Health Resources Commission
              Telephone: 410-260-7046

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MARYLAND HEALTH CARE COMMISSION
Craig P. Tanio, Chair


 

thursday june 20, 2013


                                  1:00 P.M.      Conference Room 100
                                                 Maryland Health Care Commission
                                                 4160 Patterson Avenue
                                                 Baltimore, MD

    Subject:  To Be Announced


 

thursday july 18, 2013


                                  1:00 P.M.      Conference Room 100
                                                 Maryland Health Care Commission
                                                 4160 Patterson Avenue
                                                 Baltimore, MD

    Subject:  To be announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Valerie M. Wooding, Maryland Health Care
      Commission
              Telephone: 410-764-3460

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MARYLAND MEDICAID ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Kevin Lindamood, Chair


 

thursday june 27, 2013


                                  1:00 P.M.      Lobby Level
                                     to          Conference Room L-3
                                  3:00 P.M.      201 W. Preston Street
                                                 Baltimore, MD

    Subject:  To Be Announced


 

thursday july 25, 2013


                                  1:00 P.M.      Department of Health and
                                     to          Mental Hygiene
                                  3:00 P.M.      Lobby Level Conference Room L-3
                                                 201 W. Preston Street
                                                 Baltimore, MD

    Subject:  To Be Announced


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Carrol Barnes, Dept. of Health and Mental
      Hygiene
              Telephone: 410-767-5213

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SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION, INTERAGENCY COMMITTEE ON
David Lever, Chair


 

thursday july 18, 2013


                                  2:00 P.M.      PSCP Conference Room,
                                     to          Second Floor
                                  2:30 P.M.      200 W. Baltimore Street
                                                 Baltimore, MD


    Subject:  Teleconference for consideration of the recommendations for the
                air conditioning initiative projects


  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Judith Guenter, Public School Contruction
      Program
              Telephone: 410-767-0613
              Email: jguenter@msde.state.md.us

June 14, 2013 11:28 A.M.