Public Notice

The Howard County Delegation will hold a meeting at 9am on Wednesday, January 25th, 2023. This meeting will be held via Zoom, and the livestream can be viewed by going to the Maryland General Assembly website home page (http://mgaleg.maryland.gov).  Scroll down to Today’s Calendar.  Click on the arrow next to Committee Meetings under Other, and then select Howard.  Next, click on the red Live! button, which will open the streaming video on YouTube.  (The Live! button will appear when the meeting goes live.) An agenda can be accessed here.

Hearing on Statewide Bills

The Howard County Delegation of the Maryland General Assembly, chaired by Senator Clarence Lam and Delegate Courtney Watson, will hold a public hearing for citizen input on statewide bills that will be considered by the legislature during the legislative session. The hearing is scheduled as follows:

Tuesday February 7, 2023, at 7:30pm on Zoom

Howard County local bills and bonds that have not yet had a public hearing will also be heard. The remaining portion of the meeting will be devoted to statewide bills. No Howard County local bills or bond requests that were heard in November will be heard. The agenda for the hearing will be posted on the delegation website soon.

Signup to testify at the hearing will begin on Friday, February 3rd at 12pm and end on Sunday, February 5th at 12pm. The form will be distributed via email to the meeting notification list and posted to the delegation’s website within the next week.

If you want to submit written testimony, please email it to [email protected] by 5pm on Monday, February 6th. Testimony should be a PDF or other document format and titled: LastName_Bill#_Support/Oppose. Formatting it this way makes it easier for members and delegation staff to organize.

 

About

The Howard County Delegation of the Maryland General Assembly is currently chaired by Senator Clarence Lam and Delegate Courtney Watson. Details about future public hearings and delegation meetings will be posted on this page as they are scheduled.

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 Abbey Rubeling at the Howard County Delegation office at 410-841-3360 or send an email to  [email protected].

If you would like to contact the Howard County Delegation legislators directly, their information appears below under Delegation Members.

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State Delegation photo 2023
State Delegation Information
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State Senators
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Katie Fry Hester

Katie Fry Hester (D)
Maryland State Senator - District 9
https://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/05sen/html/msa18044.html

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Clarence K. Lam

Clarence K. Lam (D)
Maryland State Senator - District 12
http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/05sen/html/msa12169.html

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Guy Guzzone, Senator

Guy J. Guzzone (D)
Maryland State Senator - District 13
http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/05sen/html/msa14619.html

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State Delegates
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Chao Wu

Chao Wu (D)
Maryland State Delegate – District 9A

https://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa18498.html

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Natalie Zielger

Natalie Zielger (D)
Maryland State Delegate – District 9A

https://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa18385.html

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Courtney Watson

Courtney Watson (D)
Maryland State Delegate - District 9B
https://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa14715.html

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Pam Guzzone

Pam Lanman Guzzone (D)
Maryland State Delegate – District 13

https://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa18390.html

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Terri L. Hill

Terri L. Hill (D)
Maryland State Delegate - District 12
http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa17057.html

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Jessica Feldmark

Jessica Feldmark (D)
Maryland State Delegate - District 12
https://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa18016.html

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Vanessa E. Atterbeary

Vanessa Atterbeary (D)
Maryland State Delegate - District 13
http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa17059.html

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Jen Terrasa

Jen Terrasa (D)
Maryland State Delegate - District 13
https://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa14716.html

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Attend Upcoming Meetings
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This meeting will be held virtually and will be streamed live on YouTube. The live stream will be accessible through the Maryland General Assembly website home page (http://mgaleg.maryland.gov). Scroll down to Today’s Calendar. Click on the arrow next to Committee Meetings under Other, and then select Howard. Next, click on the red Live! button, which will open the streaming video on YouTube. (The Live! button will appear when the meeting goes live.) The meeting can also be viewed on the YouTube channel linked here.

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Past Meetings & Agendas
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The Howard County Delegation of the Maryland General Assembly holds work sessions, open to the public, and public hearings for citizen input on local bills and state-wide issues. Materials from certain special work sessions and videos of public hearings are posted when they are available. Use the link below to view related materials and videos of meetings regarding proposed legislation.

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