From the New Harford Democratic Club: Monthly Meeting Holiday Inn Express 1007 Beards Hill Road Aberdeen, MD 21001 May 3, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Guest speaker Mary Ann Lisanti, Harford County’s Democratic Representative to the House of Delegates. She will recap the 2017 legislative session.
From State Sen. J.B. Jennings: END OF SESSION 2017 – WRAP UP Last week, the 437th session of the Maryland General Assembly concluded. In total, over 3,000 bills covering a wide array of topics were introduced in the House and Senate, hundreds of which passed both chambers and headed to the Governor’s desk for consideration. […]
From State. Sen. J.B. Jennings: Sanctuary State Bill (HB 1362) In what I consider to be the worst bill to pass so far this session, HB 1362 makes Maryland a Sanctuary State. The examples below are the rules that ALL police officers and Sheriff’s Deputies in Maryland must abide by if this bill is passed: […]
From Del. Mary Ann Lisanti: Crossover Day in Annapolis Crossover ended around 10:00pm Monday night when the House and Senate recessed for the evening. Crossover Day is the last day that bills can move from the originating Chamber and cross over between the House of Delegates and the State Senate. In order for a bill […]
From State Sen. J.B. Jennings: Raising of Corporate Filing Fees Opposed The House of Delegates has introduced the Filing Fee Fairness Act of 2017 (HB 691), a bill that could raise the fee that specified business entities must pay for filing an annual report with the State Department of Assessments and Taxation. If passed, this […]
From Del. Kathy Szeliga: You Can’t Watch Them Citizens deserve to see what their lawmakers are doing. Today, there was a bill hearing on my bill to require video of the House and Senate floor proceedings. Currently, citizens can only listen to the audio of floor proceedings. With 141 delegates from across our state, it’s […]
From Del. Kathy Szeliga: Death and Dying – Tough Decisions As a new member of the Health and Government Operations Committee, I was able to listen to the testimony on HB 370, End-of-Life Option Act, also known as Physician Assisted Suicide. The hearing was Thursday, February 17, and lasted for about eight hours with almost […]
From State Sen. J.B. Jennings: SENATOR J.B. JENNINGS’ EVENING IN ANNAPOLIS!!! Join me for an evening in Annapolis! This is a FREE event with delicious food catered by Richardson Farms. After the reception, please feel free to join me in the Gallery of the Senate Chamber Gallery to watch the Legislation Session take place. Please […]