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 Vanessa Atterbeary, will hear testimony from the public on drafted local bills. No testimony on other issues will be permitted as a second hearing devoted to statewide bills will be scheduled. 
Any individual may testify for up to 3 minutes, as long as they are signed up.  Signup will begin at 6:45pm in the Banneker Room and will close at 7:20pm.  Advance sign up is not available.  The delegation encourages you to bring written copies of your testimony (preferably 15) to distribute to us, though it is not a requirement to speak.  The hearing is scheduled as follows:
Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 – 7:30 p.m.
Banneker Room, George Howard Building
3430 Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City, MD

The 2017 legislative session will begin on January 11, 2017
Short descriptions of the local bills appear on the Proposed Local Legislation page.


If you would like to view videos of the meetings regarding legislation from the last legislative session please click here.

For further information, contact Erinn Camp Mansour at the Howard County Delegation office at 410-841-3360 or