Howard County Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly

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Public Notice For Delegation Work Sessions

The Howard County Delegation of the Maryland General Assembly, chaired by Senator Clarence Lam and Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary, has scheduled their next meeting to discuss and potentially vote on local bills and legislative bond initiatives.  The work/voting session will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at 9:00am in the Lowe House of Delegates Building, Room 218, 6 Bladen Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401. The agenda is attached here . Delegation meetings are open to the public. All past work session meetings from the 2020 session can also be found here. Additional details about future public hearings and Delegation meetings will be posted on this page as they are scheduled. Due to ongoing technical difficulties, the Facebook live stream did not save the recording of the 2/5 or 2/12 Delegation work sessions and the 2/26 meeting will not be live streamed. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

The Howard County Delegation had their fourth meeting to discuss and vote on local bills on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at 9:00am in the Lowe House of Delegates Building, Room 218, 6 Bladen Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401. Click here to view the agenda from the meeting.

The Howard County Delegation had their fourth meeting to discuss and vote on local bills on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at 9:00am in the Lowe House of Delegates Building, Room 218, 6 Bladen Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401. Click here to view the agenda from the meeting.

The Howard County Delegation had their third meeting to discuss and vote on local bills on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at 8:30am in the Lowe House of Delegates Building, Room 218, 6 Bladen Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401. Click here to view the agenda from the meeting. The recording of the meeting can be found at the aforementioned facebook link.

The Howard County Delegation had their second meeting to discuss and vote on local bills on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at 8:30am in the Lowe House of Delegates Building, Room 218, 6 Bladen Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401. Click here to view the agenda from the meeting. The recording of the meeting can be found at the aforementioned facebook link.

The Howard County Delegation had their first meeting to discuss and vote on local bills on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at 9:00am in the Lowe House of Delegates Building, Room 218, 6 Bladen Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401. Click here to view the agenda from the meeting. The recording of the meeting can be found at the aforementioned facebook link.

Short descriptions of the local bills proposed and a list of bond initiative requests for the 2020 legislative session appear on the  2020 Session Proposed Local Legislation page.  For additional information, or if you would like to add someone to our distribution list, or have an email address removed from this list, please feel free to contact Kam Bridges at the Howard County Delegation office at 410-841-3360 or send an email to  [email protected]

 

2020 Legislative Session Schedule

The 2020 legislative session began on January 8, 2020. As of July 1, 2019, our Delegation Chairs are Senator Clarence K. Lam and Delegate Vanessa E. Atterbeary.

The Howard County Delegation of the Maryland General Assembly held a public hearing on 2020 proposed statewide legislation on Thursday, February 13 2020. The link to the recording with closed captioning can be viewed here: https://howardcounty.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?clip_id=4152. The agenda can be found here.

The Howard County Delegation of the Maryland General Assembly held a public hearing on 2020 proposed local legislation on Tuesday, November 19 th 2019. The link to the recording with closed captioning can be viewed here: http://howardcounty.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&clip_id=4097 . A second hearing to discuss proposed statewide legislation will be held in the Winter of 2020. 

You can view legislation of interest on the Maryland General Assembly (MGA) website. The MGA website includes information about hearing schedules and rules pertaining to giving testimony to the assigned committees, as well as recordings of MGA hearings and legislative sessions, legislation status, and related documents.

To view all of the 2020 proposed local legislation click  here

If you would like to view the video of past years' Maryland General Assembly, Howard County Delegation, public hearings and meetings click  here.

For further information, or to be added to the distribution list for email notifications about Delegation meetings and public hearings, please feel free to contact Kam Bridges at the Howard County Delegation office at 410-841-3360 or send an email to  [email protected].

 

 

 

Delegation Members

The Howard County Delegation members are listed below, including links to their full contact and biographical information on the Maryland General Assembly website: 

   Clarence K. Lam, Senate Delegation Chair

 Jessica Feldmark, State Delegation Chair

   Guy Guzzone, Senator

   Katie Fry Hester, Senator

  Vanessa E. Atterbeary, Delegate

   Eric Ebersole, Delegate

   Terri L. Hill, Delegate

   Trent Kittleman, Delegate

   Warren E. Miller, Delegate

   Shane Pendergrass, Delegate

   Jen Terrasa, Delegate

   Courtney Watson, Delegate