The Maryland General Assembly reconvenes today at 12:00 p.m. As Maryland’s legislative body, the General Assembly’s 47 Senators and 141 Delegates represent Maryland’s 47 districts.
Do you know who represents you? If not, check out these resources.
- Legislator List – This page lists legislators by name and includes links to each legislator’s individual page on the General Assembly’s website. In addition, if you click on the “Who represents me?” link, you can find your elected officials based on your address.
- You can also view your legislators by district or by county.
- You can find information about the Senate’s Leadership and Officers as well as the address roster for current Senate members here.
- Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., is the President of the Senate, and Michael E. Busch is the Speaker of the House of Delegates.
Do you want to learn more about the General Assembly and this year’s legislative session? Then check out their website at mgaleg.maryland.gov! Here are some highlights, but check out their website as it has a wealth of information.
- You can sign up to track a piece of legislation of interest.
- Look under Active Topics on the main page to find links to highly searched areas of law, highlighted issue papers for 2016, and summaries of new legislation.
- You can look up legislation from past sessions and access the current Maryland code.
- Every Thursday, a new weekly schedule is posted, that includes meetings, public hearings, briefings, and voting.
- You can learn about the legislative process.
- You can read publications created by the Department of Legislative Services, including the Ethics Guide, Effective Dates for new legislation, issue papers, and status reports for the current session.
- You can learn more about the budget and the budget process.
There is a lot of information available on the website, which may be difficult for new users to navigate. For assistance, check out these video tutorials to help you navigate the General Assembly’s website, including how to find bill testimony, how to find budget testimony, how to contact committees, and how to view or listen to current proceedings.