GENERAL ASSEMBLY

DEPARTMENT OF LEGISLATIVE SERVICES

DEFUNCT AGENCIES


ACCOUNTS PAYABLE
Under Finance and Administrative Services, renamed Fiscal Operations in Jan. 2002.

ADMINISTRATION
Abolished in Sept. 2016.

AMENDMENTS & LEGAL ANALYSIS
Under Legislation and Committee Support, renamed Amendments and Regulatory Review in 2007.

AMENDMENTS & REGULATORY REVIEW
Under Legislation and Committee Support, renamed Bill Drafting and Amendments in 2010.

BILL DRAFTING & CODE REVISION
Under Legislation and Committee Support, renamed Code Revision in 2010.

CODE REVISION
Under Legislation and Committee Support, abolished in May 2016 after the Alcoholic Beverages Article was enacted during the 2016 Session.

COMMITTEE SUPPORT
Under Office of Policy Analysis, combined with Legal Matters to form Legislative and Committee Support in Jan. 1999.

COMPUTER SERVICES DIVISION
Under former Department of Legislative Reference, Division functions dispersed to Office of Legislative Information Systems and Office of Executive Director in 1997.

CORRECTIONAL SERVICES ARTICLE REVIEW COMMITTEE
Appointed by Code Revision Committee:
Alan M. Wilner, Chair
John F. Breads, Jr.; Cathy Brice Hirsch, Esq.; Frances E. Kessler, Esq.; Richard B. Rosenblatt, Esq.

Committee work was completed when General Assembly enacted Correctional Services Article of Annotated Code of Maryland in 1999 (Chapter 54, Acts of 1999).

DEPARTMENT OF FISCAL SERVICES
Abolished in 1997 (Chapters 635 & 636, Acts of 1997); functions assumed by Department of Legislative Services.

DEPARTMENT OF LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE
Abolished in 1997 (Chapters 635 & 636, Acts of 1997); functions assumed by Department of Legislative Services.

FACILITIES & INVENTORY
Under Fiscal and Administrative Services, abolished in Feb. 2014. Functions transferred to Communications and Facilities, and Fiscal Operations.

FACILITIES & MAINTENANCE
Under Finance and Aministrative Services, renamed Facilities and Inventory in 2011.

FISCAL COMMITTEE STAFFING
Under Office of Policy Analysis, consolidated with Nonfiscal Committee Staffing in Sept. 2000 to form a single unit called Committee Staffing.

FISCAL NOTES & ECONOMIC IMPACT
Under Office of Policy Analysis, renamed Fiscal Notes in 1997.

FISCAL POLICY ISSUES
Under Office of Policy Analysis, renamed Fiscal and Policy Analysis in 1997.

GENERAL RESEARCH
Under Office of Policy Analysis, abolished in 1997.

INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT
Under Office of Legislative Information Systems, renamed Infrastructure and Member Services in Sept. 2016.

INSURANCE ARTICLE REVIEW COMMITTEE
Appointed by Code Revision Committee:
Thomas G. Young III, Chair

Under former Department of Legislative Reference, Committee work ended when General Assembly adopted final portion of Insurance Article of Annoted Code of Maryland in 1997 (Chapter 35, Acts of 1997).

INVENTORY & RISK MANAGEMENT
Under Finance and Administrative Services, abolished in 2011; functions transfered to Facilities and Inventory.

LEGAL MATTERS
Under Office of Policy Analysis, renamed Legislation and Committee Support in Jan. 1999.

LEGAL POLICY ISSUES
Under Office of Policy Analysis, renamed Legal Matters in 1997.

LEGAL SUPPORT & STATUTORY REVISION
Formerly under Legal Matters, renamed Bill Drafting and Code Revision in Jan. 1999.

LEGISLATIVE ACCOUNTING OFFICE
Formerly under Department of Fiscal Services, in 1997, Office functions were made part of Finance and Administrative Services in Department of Legislative Services.

LEGISLATIVE & AMENDMENT DRAFTING
Formerly under Legal Matters, renamed Amendments and Regulatory Review in Jan. 1999.

LEGISLATIVE BILL ROOM
Formerly under Department of Fiscal Services, in 1997, Bill Room became a component of Distribution Services under Finance and Administrative Services within Department of Legislative Services.

LEGISLATIVE DIVISION
Formerly under Department of Legislative Reference, Division functions assumed in 1997 by Office of Policy Analysis in Department of Legislative Services.

LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING
Under Policy Analysis, renamed Legislative and Amendment Drafting in 1997.

NONFISCAL COMMITTEE STAFFING
Under Office of Policy Analysis, consolidated with Fiscal Committee Staffing to form a single unit called Committee Staffing in Sept. 2000.

OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE DATA PROCESSING
Abolished in 1997 (Chapters 635 & 636, Acts of 1997); functions assumed by Office of Legislative Information Systems, Department of Legislative Services.

OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE SERVICES & SUPPLIES
Formerly under Department of Fiscal Services, Office functions became part of Finance and Administrative Services in 1997 under Department of Legislative Services.

OFFICE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Formerly under Department of Fiscal Services, in 1997, Office was reorganized as a team under Finance and Administrative Services within Department of Legislative Services.

PAYROLL, ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE, & REPORTING
Under Finance and Administrative Services, abolished in Jan. 2002; functions transferred to Fiscal Operations.

PERSONNEL OFFICE
Renamed Human Resources in July 1999.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & ADMINISTRATION
Under Office of Legislative Audits, merged with Quality Assurance to form Quality Assurance and Professional Development in Oct. 2013.

PUBLIC UTILITY COMPANIES ARTICLE REVIEW COMMITTEE
Appointed by Code Revision Committee:
Paul E. Alpert, Chair

Committee work was completed when General Assembly enacted Public Utility Companies Article of Annotated Code of Maryland in 1998 (Chapter 8, Acts of 1998).

QUALITY ASSURANCE
Under Office of Legislative Audits, merged with Professional Development and Administration to form Quality Assurance and Professional Development in Oct. 2013.

TECHNICAL SERVICES
Under Library and Information Services, renamed Acquisition Services in Sept. 2015.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS OPERATIONS
Under Fiscal and Administrative Services, renamed Communications and Facilities in Feb. 2014.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Under Finance and Administrative Services, merged with Telecommunications to form Telecommunications Operations in 2011.

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