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 Withdrawn legislation does not always receive a hearing.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.



Addenda to Weekly Schedule Published January 22, 2015


January 22 January 23 January 26 January 27

Issued: January 22, 2015

SENATE BUDGET AND TAXATION - Addendum Number: 15-5

   FRIDAY      JANUARY 23, 2015

                                  10:00 A.M.

  Briefing on Video Lottery Terminals

SENATE BUDGET AND TAXATION - Addendum Number: 15-6

   FRIDAY      JANUARY 23, 2015

                                  9:30 A.M.

  Briefing on Video Lottery Terminals

   PLEASE NOTE EARLIER START TIME

SENATE FINANCE - Addendum Number: 15-2

   ADDED

  SB 9      Sen McFadden      Gas and Electricity - Smart Meters - Customer
                              Rights and Required Reports
                              FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 54     Sen Middleton     Public Service Commission - Restrictions After
                              Service
                              FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

SENATE JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS - Addendum Number: 15-3

   ADDED

  SB 12     Sen DeGrange      Family Law - Child Abuse and Neglect - Expungement
                              of Reports and Records - Time Period
                              JAN 27, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 23     Sen Young         Estates - Closing - Statement of Compensation and
                              Reporting of Income (Mike Cady Act)
                              JAN 29, 2015 1:00 PM

   THURSDAY    JANUARY 29, 2015

                     11:00 A.M. or immediately following session
                       (if session ends after 11:00 A.M.)

  Briefing by the Maryland Commission on Child Custody Decision Making

HOUSE ENVIRONMENT AND TRANSPORTATION - Addendum Number: 15-8

   ADDED

  HB 61     Dels O'Donnell    Vehicle Laws - Single Registration Plate
            and Fisher        FEB 5, 2015 1:00 PM

  HB 62     Dels O'Donnell    Veh Laws - Displaying Front Registr Plate - Exemp
            and Fisher        for Class L (Historic) & Class N (Street Rod) Vehs
                              FEB 5, 2015 1:00 PM

BALTIMORE CITY DELEGATION - Addendum Number: 15-2

   FRIDAY      JANUARY 23, 2015

                                  9:30 A.M.      Room 145
                                                 House Office Building
                                                 6 Bladen Street
                                                 Annapolis, MD

    Subject:  Delegation Meeting, Brief Presentations

  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Kamara Douglas, Baltimore City Delegation
              Telephone: 410-841-3255

Issued: January 23, 2015

SENATE BUDGET AND TAXATION - Addendum Number: 15-7

   RESCHEDULED

  SB 22     Sen Madaleno      Earned Income Tax Credit - Tax Year 2014 -
                              Technical Correction
                              From JAN 27, 12:45 PM to JAN 27, 2:30 PM

   WEDNESDAY   JANUARY 28, 2015

                                  10:45 A.M.

  Briefing by the Department of Legislative Services on the January BPW
  Reductions

SENATE FINANCE - Addendum Number: 15-3

   ADDED

  SB 59     The Pres (DLS)    St Bd of Exmrs of Nursing Home Administrators -
                              Sunset Ext and Program Evaluation
                              FEB 4, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 74     Sen Feldman,      Task Force to Study Maternal Mental Health
            et al             FEB 4, 2015 1:00 PM

SENATE FINANCE - Addendum Number: 15-4

   RESCHEDULED

  SB 59     The Pres (DLS)    St Bd of Exmrs of Nursing Home Administrators -
                              Sunset Ext and Program Evaluation
                              From FEB 4, 1:00 PM to FEB 4, 2:00 PM

  SB 74     Sen Feldman,      Task Force to Study Maternal Mental Health
            et al             From FEB 4, 1:00 PM to FEB 4, 2:00 PM

   CANCELLED

  SB 9      Sen McFadden      Gas and Electricity - Smart Meters - Customer
                              Rights and Required Reports
                              FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 54     Sen Middleton     Public Service Commission - Restrictions After
                              Service
                              FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

   NOTE: SB 9 and SB 54 to be rescheduled on February 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM

SENATE JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS - Addendum Number: 15-4

   ADDED

  SB 60     Chr JPR (Md       Clerks of the Circuit Courts - Collection of
            Jud Conf)         Appearance Fees
                              FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 61     Chr JPR (Md       Active Armed Forces Member - Exemption From
            Jud Conf)         Payment of Fees for Certain Court Records
                              FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 62     Chr JPR (Md       Clerks of the Circuit Courts - Water and Sewer
            Jud Conf)         Lien Registers - Fees
                              FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 63     Chr JPR (Md       Real Property - Manufactured Homes - Recording of
            Jud Conf)         Affidavits of Affixation and Severance - Fees
                              FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 65     Chr JPR (Md       Clerks of the Circuit Courts - Hospital Lien
            Jud Conf)         Docket - Repeal
                              FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 66     Chr JPR (Md       Circuit Court Real Property Records Improvement
            Jud Conf)         Fund - Funding
                              FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 64     Chr JPR (Md       Circuit Court Real Property Records Improvement
            Jud Conf)         Fund - Funding
                              FEB 12, 2015 1:00 PM

SENATE JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS - Addendum Number: 15-5

   RESCHEDULED

  SB 66     Chr JPR (Md       Circuit Court Real Property Records Improvement
            Jud Conf)         Fund - Funding
                              From FEB 3, 1:00 PM to FEB 12, 1:00 PM

HOUSE ECONOMIC MATTERS - Addendum Number: 15-1

   THURSDAY    FEBRUARY 5, 2015

                                  10:30 A.M. or immediately following
                                                      session

    Full Committee Briefing:
         Utility Ratemaking Fundamentals

HOUSE ECONOMIC MATTERS - Addendum Number: 15-2

   ADDED

  HB 75     Calvert County    Calvert County - Board of License Commissioners -
            Delegation        Notice and Hearing on Proposed Legislation
                              FEB 23, 2015 1:00 PM

  HB 88     Montgomery        Montgomery County - Alcoholic Beverages -
            County            Refillable Wine Containers MC 19-15
            Delegation        FEB 23, 2015 1:00 PM

  HB 89     Montgomery        Montgomery County - Alcoholic Beverages - Class
            County            BD-BWL License MC 18-15
            Delegation        FEB 23, 2015 1:00 PM

  HB 90     Montgomery        Montgomery County - Alcoholic Beverages - Waiver
            County            of License Requirements MC 17-15
            Delegation        FEB 23, 2015 1:00 PM

  HB 91     Montgomery        Montgomery County - Alcoholic Beverages Licenses -
            County            Laytonsville MC 12-15
            Delegation        FEB 23, 2015 1:00 PM

  HB 92     Montgomery        Montgomery County - Alcoholic Beverages - Wine
            County            Auction Permits MC 9-15
            Delegation        FEB 23, 2015 1:00 PM

  HB 93     Montgomery        Montgomery Co - Alc Bevs - 1-Day Lic for Schools,
            County            Places of Worship, and Yth Ctrs MC 10-15
            Delegation        FEB 23, 2015 1:00 PM

  HB 95     Montgomery        Cty of Gaithersburg - Lic'd Alc Bevs Restrs - Dstn
            County            from Churches or Other Places of Worship MC 23-15
            Delegation        FEB 23, 2015 1:00 PM

HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS - Addendum Number: 15-5

   RESCHEDULED

  HB 1      Del Glenn         Higher Education - Hattie N. Harrison Memorial
                              Scholarship - Establishment
                              From JAN 28, 2:15 PM to JAN 28, 3:00 PM

  HB 19     Del Glenn         Truant Students - System of Active Intervention -
                              Requirements
                              From JAN 28, 2:15 PM to JAN 28, 3:00 PM

  HB 28     Del Cluster       Primary and Secondary Education - Security -
                              School Resource Officers
                              From JAN 28, 2:15 PM to JAN 28, 3:00 PM

HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS - Addendum Number: 15-6

   WEDNESDAY   JANUARY 28, 2015

                                  2:15 P.M.

  Briefing: Community Schools

Issued: January 26, 2015

SENATE BUDGET AND TAXATION - Addendum Number: 15-8

   ADDED

  SB 76     Sen Peters        State Retirement and Pension System -
            (Chr Jt Com on    Noncontributory Pension Benefit - Definition
            Pnsns)            FEB 5, 2015 9:00 AM

  SB 102    Sen Peters        State Retirement and Pension System - Accumulated
            (Chr Jt Com on    Contributions of Nonvested Former Members
            Pnsns)            FEB 5, 2015 9:00 AM

  SB 103    Sen Peters        Judges' Retirement System - Membership, Accrual of
            (Chr Jt Com on    Interest, and Reemployment
            Pnsns)            FEB 5, 2015 9:00 AM

  SB 104    Sen Peters        Correctional Officers' Retirement System -
            (Chr Jt Com on    Membership
            Pnsns)            FEB 5, 2015 9:00 AM

SENATE BUDGET AND TAXATION - Addendum Number: 15-9

   THURSDAY    FEBRUARY 5, 2015

                                  11:00 A.M.

  Briefing on the Developmental Disabilities Administration

SENATE EDUCATION, HEALTH, AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS - Addendum Number: 15-4

   ADDED

  SB 58     Sen Simonaire     Housing and Community Development - Notice of
                              Proposed Projects
                              FEB 3, 2015 2:00 PM

  SB 68     Sen Conway        Charles County and St. Mary's County - Deer
                              Hunting - Repeal
                              FEB 3, 2015 2:00 PM

  SJ 1      Sen Simonaire,    Conowingo Dam - Sediment and Nutrient Pollution
            et al             (National Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act of 2015)
                              FEB 3, 2015 2:00 PM

  SB 41     Sen Ferguson      Higher Education - Nancy Grasmick Teacher Award -
                              Eligibility
                              FEB 4, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 43     Sen Norman        State Government - Governor - Approval of
                              Duplicative Bills
                              FEB 4, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 71     Sen Edwards       Reappointment of Washington County Superintendent
                              of Schools - Exemption
                              FEB 4, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 75     Sens Feldman      Task Force to Study a Program for Interest-Free
            and Jennings      Loans to STEM College Students in Maryland
                              FEB 4, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 46     Sen Brochin,      Alcoholic Beverages - Baltimore County - License
            et al             Fees
                              FEB 5, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 51     Sen Shank, et     Commission on African American History and Culture
            al                - Duties
                              FEB 5, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 83     Sen Simonaire     Department of Natural Resources - Vibrio Notice
                              Regulations
                              FEB 10, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 88     Sen Astle         Natural Resources - Game Birds - Baiting
                              FEB 10, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 89     Sen Astle         City of Annapolis - Alcoholic Beverages - Election
                              Days
                              FEB 10, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 106    Sen Astle         Chesapeake Bay Trust - Investment Options -
                              Expansion
                              FEB 10, 2015 1:00 PM

   CANCELLED

  SB 18     Sen Conway        State Board of Dental Examiners - Dentists and
                              Dental Hygienists - Grounds for Discipline
                              JAN 28, 2015 3:00 PM

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS - Addendum Number: 15-1

   ADDED

  HB 76     Del B. Barnes     State Retirement and Pension System - Accumulated
            (Chr Jt Com on    Contributions of Nonvested Former Members
            Pnsns)            FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

  HB 77     Del B. Barnes     Judges' Retirement System - Membership, Accrual of
            (Chr Jt Com on    Interest, and Reemployment
            Pnsns)            FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

  HB 78     Del B. Barnes     State Retirement and Pension System -
            (Chr Jt Com on    Noncontributory Pension Benefit - Definition
            Pnsns)            FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

  HB 79     Del B. Barnes     Correctional Officers' Retirement System -
            (Chr Jt Com on    Membership
            Pnsns)            FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

   WEDNESDAY   JANUARY 28, 2015

                                  3:00 P.M.

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Room 120

  BRIEFING - Early Childhood Education

HOUSE JUDICIARY - Addendum Number: 15-4

   ADDED

  HB 8      Del Rosenberg     Unfrm Act to Secur the Attndnce of Witnsses From
                              Without the St in Crim Prcdngs - News Media Prvlg
                              FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

Issued: January 27, 2015

SENATE FINANCE - Addendum Number: 15-5

   ADDED

  SB 92     Sen Middleton     Hlth Ins - Assignment of Benefits and Reimb of
                              Nonpreferred Prvdrs - Rpl of Termin Date
                              FEB 4, 2015 2:00 PM

  SB 91     Sen Kelley, et    Continuing Care Retirement Communities -
            al                Continuing Care Agreements - Actuarial Studies
                              FEB 5, 2015 1:00 PM

   RESCHEDULED

  SB 59     The Pres (DLS)    St Bd of Exmrs of Nursing Home Administrators -
                              Sunset Ext and Program Evaluation
                              From FEB 4, 2:00 PM to FEB 5, 1:00 PM

SENATE JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS - Addendum Number: 15-6

   ADDED

  SB 87     Chr JPR (Md       Criminal Procedure - Transfer to Juvenile Court -
            Jud Conf)         Petition for Expungement
                              FEB 3, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 26     Sen Young         Criminal Law - Animal Cruelty - Leaving Dogs
                              Outside in Extreme Temperatures
                              FEB 4, 2015 2:00 PM

  SB 44     Sen Edwards,      Vehicle Laws - Maximum Speed Limits on Highways
            et al             FEB 4, 2015 2:00 PM

  SB 72     Sens Astle and    MVA - Selective Service Registration - Driver's
            Rosapepe          License and Identification Card Applicants
                              FEB 4, 2015 2:00 PM

  SB 84     Sen Simonaire     Rules of the Road - Duty to Remain at Scene of
                              Accident - Penalties
                              FEB 4, 2015 2:00 PM

  SB 86     Sen Simonaire     Public Safety - Hit and Run Suspects - Yellow
                              Alert Program
                              FEB 4, 2015 2:00 PM

  SB 98     Sen Norman, et    Vehicle Laws - Operation of Vehicle When
            al                Approaching a Service Vehicle
                              FEB 4, 2015 2:00 PM

  SB 67     Sen Lee           Crime of Violence - Home Invasion
                              FEB 5, 2015 1:00 PM

  SB 82     Sens Brochin      Criminal Law - Second-Degree Murder - Penalty
            and Mathias       FEB 5, 2015 1:00 PM

   WEDNESDAY   FEBRUARY 11, 2015

                                  1:00 P.M.

  Briefing -- Medical Marijuana

HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS - Addendum Number: 15-7

   ADDED

  HB 65     Del Vitale, et    Education - Maintenance of Effort - Lease Payment
            al                Exclusion
                              FEB 5, 2015 2:15 PM

  HB 74     Del Rosenberg,    Walter Sondheim Jr. Public Service Internship
            et al             Scholarship Program - Expansion of Scope
                              FEB 5, 2015 2:15 PM

  HB 86     Montgomery        Montgomery County Board of Education - Student
            County            Member - Voting MC 7-15
            Delegation        FEB 5, 2015 2:15 PM



January 27, 2015 3:53 P.M.