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 Withdrawn legislation does not always receive a hearing.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 9, 2017

SENATE BUDGET AND TAXATION

PENSIONS SUBCOMMITTEE

BILL HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

 SB 540    The Pres          State Retirement Choice for the 21st Century
           (Admin), et al    Workforce
 SB 914    Sen Guzzone       State Retirement Agency - Investment Division
                             Personnel
 SB 1001   Sen Guzzone,      Teachers' Retirement and Pension Systems - County
           et al             Boards of Education Payments

BUDGET HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

 SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY, TRANSPORTATION, AND ENVIRONMENT
 Schweinhaut, Miller
           * DPSCS Maryland Parole Commission
           * DPSCS Division of Parole and Probation

 Or immediately following bill hearings.

SENATE EDUCATION, HEALTH, AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS


                                 1:00 P.M.

 SB 579    Sen Mathias,      State Government - Display of the POW/MIA Flag on
           et al             State Building Grounds
 SB 814    Sen Rosapepe,     Pharmacists - Dispensing of Prescription Drugs -
           et al             Single Dispensing of Dosage Units
 SB 815    Sen Rosapepe      State Board of Pharmacy - Registered Pharmacy
                             Technicians - Exemption for Pharmacy Students
 SB 848    Sen Kagan         Health Occupations - Physician Assistants -
                             Dispensing Authority
 SB 857    Sens Smith and    State Government - Department of Veterans Affairs
           Waugh             - Veterans' Services Specialists
 SB 932    Sen Smith, et     Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Atrazine
           al                Study
                             (Jointly assigned to EHE and FIN)
 SB 978    Sen Edwards       Public Safety - State Fire Marshal - Appointment
                             and Term
 SB 986    Sen Nathan        State Board of Social Work Examiners - Revisions
           Pulliam
 SB 988    Sen Nathan        Health Occupations - Maryland Community Health
           Pulliam           Worker Act
 SB 989    Sens Nathan       State Board of Physicians - Physician Licensure -
           Pulliam and       Prohibition on Requiring Specialty Certification
           Mathias
 SB 992    Sen Mathias       Oncologists - Dispensing and Insurance Coverage of
                             Orally Administered Cancer Chemotherapy
 SB 997    Sen Conway        Pharmacists - Substitution and Dispensing of
                             Biological Products
 SB 1013   Sen Conway        Health Occupations - Dental Therapists - Licensure
 SB 1030   Sen Young, et     St Brd of Csmtlgsts - Licensing and License Rnwl -
           al                Domestic Vlnc and Sexual Assault Awareness Course

SENATE FINANCE


Changes made to schedule through addenda

 SB 732    Sens Feldman      HEARING CANCELED
           and Klausmeier



End of schedule changes


                                 1:00 P.M.

 SB 652    Sen Guzzone,      Education - Community Colleges - Collective
           et al             Bargaining
 SB 669    Sen Kelley, et    Tobacco Products - Minimum Age and Civil Fines
           al
 SB 671    Sens Kelley       Department of Human Resources - Public Assistance
           and Lee           Eligibility - Financial Records
 SB 699    Sen Rosapepe,     Providing Our Workers Education and Readiness
           et al             (POWER) - Apprenticeship Act
                             (Jointly assigned to FIN and B&T)
 SB 847    Sen Kagan         Retail Service Station Dealers - Gas Prices -
                             Required Signage
 SB 853    Sen Madaleno,     Transitional Supports for Ex-Offenders - Rpl of
           et al             Restrictions (Md Equal Access to Food Act of 2017)
 SB 898    Sen Astle, et     Health Insurance - Prescription Drugs - Dispensing
           al                Synchronization
 SB 952    Sens Young and    Business Regulation - Security Systems -
           Conway            Permitting and Registration

SENATE JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS


                                 1:00 P.M.

 SB 542    Sen Conway        Maryland Lead Poisoning Recovery Act
 SB 676    Sen Kelley        Requirements for Filial Support - Repeal
 SB 679    Sen Lee           Child Abuse and Neglect - Training
 SB 680    Sen Lee, et al    Adult Protective Services Investigations -
                             Completion Time
 SB 792    Sen Smith         Maryland Trust Act - Notice and Reporting
                             Requirements - Exemptions
 SB 793    Sen Smith         Maryland Trust Act - Representatives of
                             Beneficiaries
 SB 797    Sen Ready, et     Child Abuse and Neglect - Reporting - Definitions
           al
 SB 861    Sen Smith, et     Family Law - Marriage - Age Requirements
           al
 SB 905    Sen Muse          Legal Decision Making and Parenting Time - Shared
                             Parenting Time for Family Equality Act
 SB 906    Sen Muse          Child Sprt - Sspnsn of Employment-Rltd License for
                             Arrears - Hardship Exception and Reinstatement
 SB 996    Sens Lee and      Family Law - Child Abuse and Neglect - Definitions
           Muse
 SB 1017   Sen Lee           State Government - Human Trafficking Advisory
                             Council - Establishment
 SB 1018   Sen Lee           Human Trafficking Victims - Establishment of
                             Workgroup

SENATE RULES COMMITTEE


 No Hearings, Working Sessions, or Voting Sessions are scheduled on this day.

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS


                                 9:00 A.M.

 OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON PENSIONS - Room 120
 Work Session


HOUSE ECONOMIC MATTERS


                                 1:00 P.M.

 HB 1221   Del Gutierrez     Public Utilities - Residential Copper Landline
                             Replacement - Moratorium and Study
 HB 1308   Del Branch        Electricity - Construction of Overhead
                             Transmission Lines - Condemnation Authority
 HB 1350   Del Rose          PSC - Aplctn for Crtfct of Pblc Convenience and
                             Necessity - Consistency Wth Cmprhnsv Plan
 HB 1395   Del A.            Solar Energy Grant Program - Energy Storage
           Washington
 HB 1454   Del Parrott       Task Force on Electric Power Grid Security
 HB 1473   Del Jalisi, et    Gas and Electric Companies - Deposit Charges
           al

HOUSE ENVIRONMENT AND TRANSPORTATION


                                 1:00 P.M.

 HB 1120   Dels              Vehicle Laws - Dealers - Performance Standards
           Fraser-Hidalgo
           and Stein
 HB 1251   Del Korman, et    The Roadkill Bill of 2017
           al
 HB 1285   Del Stein, et     Motor Vehicles - Passenger Seat Belt Requirement -
           al                Primary Offense
 HB 1296   Del Glass, et     Vehicle Laws - Class G (Trailer) Vehicles -
           al                Permanent Registration
 HB 1322   Del Beidle, et    Local Infrastructure Fast Track for Maryland Act
           al                (Jointly assigned to ENV and APP)
 HB 1334   Del A.            State Highway Administration - Traffic Control
           Washington,       Devices - Decorative Treatments
           et al
 HB 1335   Del Wilkins,      Vehicle Laws - Obstruction Hanging From Rearview
           et al             Mirror - Enforcement
 HB 1374   Del Wilkins,      State Highway Administration Neighbor Notification
           et al             Act
 HB 1401   Del C. Wilson,    Vehicle Laws - Special Registration Plate - United
           et al             States Armed Forces
 HB 1410   Del Anderson,     Vehicle Laws - Protective Headgear Requirement for
           et al             Motorcycle Riders - Exception
 HB 1447   Del McMillan,     Motor Vehicle Administration - Registration Plates
           et al             - Return and Expiration
 HB 1451   Del Folden, et    Vehicle Laws - Left Lane - Use for Passing
           al
 HB 1455   Del Parrott       Highway Parking - Prohibition Against Prolonged
                             Parking of Inoperable or Disabled Vehicle
 HB 1477   Del McMillan,     Motor Vehicles - Wireless Communication Devices -
           et al             Prohibited Acts
 HB 1479   Dels Reilly       Motor Vehicles - Dump Trucks - Gross Vehicle
           and Hornberger    Weight Limits

                                 3:00 P.M.

 Motor Vehicle & Transportation Subcommittee Work Session

 Local Government & BiCounty Agencies Subcommittee Work Session


HOUSE HEALTH AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS


Changes made to schedule through addenda


                                 11:00 A.M.

 Updated Agenda for the Public Health and
 Minority Health Disparities Subcommittee
 Work Session:

      - HB 1083 (Added)

                  *Room 218*


                                 11:00 A.M.

 Health Facilities and Pharmaceutical
 Subcommittee Work Session:

      - HB 584
      - HB 631
      - HB 666
      - HB 808
      - HB 857
      - HB 921
      - HB 932

                       *Room 240*

End of schedule changes


                                 11:00 A.M.

 Public Health and Minority Health Disparities
 Subcommittee Work Session:

      Agenda to be announced.

                  *Room 218*


                                 1:00 P.M.

 HB 988    Del Kipke         Licensed Pharmacists - Risks of Opioid Addiction -
                             Notifications
 HB 1031   Del Pena          State Board of Pharmacy - Registered Pharmacy
           Melnyk, et al     Technicians - Exemption for Pharmacy Students
 HB 1044   Del Hill, et      Oncologists - Dispensing and Insurance Coverage of
           al                Orally Administered Cancer Chemotherapy
 HB 1103   Del Kipke, et     Health Ins and Pharmacy Benefits Managers -
           al                Reimbursement for and Prvsn of Pharmacy Services
 HB 1117   Del Kipke, et     Health Insurance - Specialty Drugs - Authority to
           al                Dispense
 HB 1121   Del Kipke, et     Health Insurance - Freedom of Choice of Pharmacy
           al                Act
 HB 1147   Del Morales,      Health Insurance - Prescription Drugs - Dispensing
           et al             Synchronization
 HB 1159   Del Pena          Pharmacists - Dispensing of Prescription Drugs -
           Melnyk, et al     Single Dispensing of Dosage Units
 HB 1162   Del Bromwell      Pharmacy Benefits - Processing and Adjudication of
                             Claims - Restrictions on Fees
 HB 1262   Del Adams         Pharmacists - Administration of the Influenza
                             Vaccination - Age Requirement
 HB 1273   Del Cullison,     Pharmacists - Substitution and Dispensing of
           et al             Biological Products

HOUSE RULES AND EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE


 No Hearings, Working Sessions, or Voting Sessions are scheduled on this day.

HOUSE JUDICIARY



                                 1:00 P.M.

 HB 853    Del Jalisi, et    Juvenile Law - Continued Detention - Minimum Age
           al
 HB 893    Del Valentino     Juvenile Law - Probation
           Smith, et al
 HB 928    Del Haynes, et    Juvenile Law - Procedure - Appearance by Video
           al                Conference
 HB 937    Dels Valentino    Child Abuse and Neglect - Memorandum of
           Smith and         Understanding With Military Fmly Advocacy Program
           Sanchez
 HB 968    Del Simonaire     Children - Health and Safety - Child Abuse and
                             Neglect Hotline and Signage
 HB 1197   Del McComas,      Child Abuse and Neglect - Reporting - Definitions
           et al
 HB 1198   Del McComas,      Child Abuse and Neglect - Training
           et al
 HB 1247   Del McMillan      Family Law - Child Support Actions - Court Costs
 HB 1248   Del Malone        Child Support Guidelines - Presumption of
                             Full-Time Work at Minimum Wage Rate
 HB 1263   Del Dumais        Family Law - Child Abuse and Neglect - Definitions
 HB 1321   Del Valentino     Child Protection - Reporting Requirements - Threat
           Smith             of Harm
 HB 1326   Del Valentino     Child Protection - Reporting - Threat of Harm
           Smith
 HB 1569   Prince            Prince George's County - Juvenile Offender in Need
           George's County   of Supervision Program - Study PG 304-17
           Delegation

HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS


Changes made to schedule through addenda

 HB 1006   Del McDonough     HEARING CANCELED




End of schedule changes


                                 1:00 P.M.

 HB 1030   Del Anderson      Baltimore City - Hotel Room Tax - Convention
                             Center Promotion
 HB 1186   Del M.            Excise Tax and Sales Tax - Cannabis
           Washington,       (Jointly assigned to W&M and JUD)
           et al
 HB 1257   Prince            Prince George's County - Abandoned Property -
           George's County   Special Property Tax Rate
           Delegation
 HB 1269   Del Simonaire     Anne Arundel County - Property Tax - Credit for
                             Seniors of Limited Income
 HB 1286   Del Lisanti       Harford County - Admissions and Amusement Tax -
                             Limitations in Municipal Corporations
 HB 1323   Del Long, et      Property Tax - Credit for Revitalization Districts
           al
 HB 1363   Del Mosby, et     Maryland Small Donor Incentive Act
           al
 HB 1394   Del McMillan,     Property Tax - Reassessment After Appeal
           et al
 HB 1397   Del McMillan,     Property Tax Appeals - Method of Calculating
           et al             Assessment - Provision to Taxpayers
 HB 1402   Del McMillan,     Property Tax Appeals - Payment of Refunds -
           et al             Deadline
 HB 1472   Del Jalisi, et    Baltimore County - Property Tax - Credit for
           al                Individuals at Least 65 Years Old
 HB 1496   Allegany          Tax Sales - Property Maintenance and Nuisance
           County            Condition Violation Judgments
           Delegation

PROCUREMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL


                                 2:30 P.M.      TSO Conference Room -
                                                Richard Trainor
                                                1st Floor
                                                Maryland Department of
                                                Transportation Headquarters
                                                7201 Corporate Center Drive
                                                Hanover, MD


   Subject:  Annual PAC Meeting

March 14, 2017 4:15 P.M.