April 3, 2018 State House Update

Only one week remains in the 90-day legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly. The Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) has had a visible and active presence in Annapolis influencing legislation affecting a variety of issues of importance to the Greater Baltimore region and the State.

As things stand with Sine Die looming on April 9, virtually every piece of legislation awaits its final resolution. It has been a busy year, with 3,125 bills and resolutions introduced (compared to 2,886 last year).

Understanding and having the ability to navigate the legislative process is critically important in the waning days of the legislative session when procedural maneuvers become more prevalent.

Read about the distinction between legislative days and calendar days in the April 3, 2018 State House Update.