Howard County Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly

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Public Notice For Hearing on Local Bills                                                                 

The Howard County Delegation of the Maryland General Assembly, chaired by Senator Guy Guzzone and Delegate Eric Ebersole, heard testimony from the public on drafted local bills Wednesday, November 29, 2017, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Banneker Room at the George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City, MD. No testimony on other issues was permitted as a second hearing devoted to statewide bills will be scheduled. 

Individuals were given up to 3 minutes to testify on each bill, as long as they signed up before the hearing.
If you would like to view the video of this hearing please click here

The 2018 legislative session will begin on January 10, 2018
Short descriptions of the local bills appear on the Proposed Local Legislation page. 

2018 Legislative Schedule

The 2018 legislative session will begin on January 10, 2018. Our current Senate Delegation Chair is Senator Guy Guzzone and the House Delegation Chair is Delegate Eric Ebersole. The Howard County Delegation of the Maryland General Assembly will hold a public hearing on proposed local legislation in the Fall 2017 and a public hearing on statewide issues in the Winter 2018 in Howard County. The Delegation will also hold work sessions during the legislative session to discuss proposed legislation. These work sessions are held in Annapolis, and are open to the public. Additional details about public hearings and delegation meetings will be posted on this page as they are scheduled. 

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: 

   Guy Guzzone, Senate Delegation Chair

   Eric Ebersole, House Delegation Chair

   Gail H. Bates, Senator

   Edward J. Kasemeyer, Senator

   Vanessa E. Atterbeary, Delegate

   Robert L. Flanagan, Delegate

   Terri L. Hill, Delegate

   Trent Kittleman, Delegate

   Clarence K. Lam, Delegate

   Warren E. Miller, Delegate

   Shane Pendergrass, Delegate

   Frank S. Turner, Delegate

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 Erinn Camp Mansour at the Howard County Delegation office at 410-841-3360 or send an email to