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§ 2-403. Membership

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: April 14, 2015

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 2. General Assembly (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Legislative Policy Committee (Refs & Annos)
Effective: April 14, 2015
MD Code, State Government, § 2-403
§ 2-403. Membership
Composition; appointment of members
(a) The Legislative Policy Committee consists of the following 28 members:
(1) from the Senate:
(i) the President;
(ii) the President Pro Tem;
(iii) the Majority Leader;
(iv) the Chairman of the Budget and Taxation Committee;
(v) the Chairman of the Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee;
(vi) the Chairman of the Finance Committee;
(vii) the Chairman of the Judicial Proceedings Committee;
(viii) the Minority Leader; and
(ix)1. 6 other Senators, appointed by the President and approved by majority vote of the Senate; or
2. if a Senator simultaneously serves in 2 of the positions set forth in items (ii) through (vii), inclusive, of this paragraph, 7 other Senators, appointed by the President and approved by majority vote of the Senate; and
(2) from the House:
(i) the Speaker;
(ii) the Speaker Pro Tem;
(iii) the Majority Leader;
(iv) the Chairman of the Appropriations Committee;
(v) the Chairman of the Health and Government Operations Committee;
(vi) the Chairman of the Economic Matters Committee;
(vii) the Chairman of the Environment and Transportation Committee;
(viii) the Chairman of the Judiciary Committee;
(ix) the Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee;
(x) the Minority Leader; and
(xi)1. 4 other Delegates, appointed by the Speaker and approved by majority vote of the House; or
2. if a Delegate simultaneously serves in 2 of the positions set forth in items (ii) through (ix), inclusive, of this paragraph, 5 other Delegates, appointed by the Speaker and approved by majority vote of the House.
Geographic representation
(b)(1) As far as possible, the Senators appointed by the President, under subsection (a)(1)(ix) of this section, shall be representative of the various sections and interests of the State.
(2) As far as possible, the Delegates appointed by the Speaker, under subsection (a)(2)(xi) of this section, shall be representative of the various sections and interests of the State.

Credits

Added by Acts 1984, c. 284, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 1985, c. 19, § 1, eff. July 1, 1985; Acts 1988, c. 34, § 1, eff. April 12, 1988; Acts 1993, c. 5, § 6, eff. March 16, 1993; Acts 1994, c. 262, § 1, eff. June 1, 1994; Acts 1997, c. 14, § 1, eff. April 8, 1997; Acts 2003, c. 21, § 1, eff. April 8, 2003; Acts 2015, c. 22, § 1, eff. April 14, 2015.
Formerly Art. 40, § 27.
MD Code, State Government, § 2-403, MD STATE GOVT § 2-403
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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