bond authorizations; legislative budgetary proce-
dures; and State personnel and pension matters.
Constitutional and Administrative Law
Helen L. Koss, Chairperson
Room 141, Lowe Building Telephone: 841-3502
Government operations; procedures of Executive
and Administrative departments and agencies;
election laws; workmen's compensation; and
amendments to the State Constitution.
Frederick C. Rummage, Chairperson
Room 151, Lowe Building Telephone: 841-3519
Licensing and regulation of businesses and labor
in general; insurance and banking regulation; un-
employment insurance; consumer protection; and
Torrey C. Brown, Chairperson
Room 161, Lowe Building Telephone: 841-3534
Regulation of natural resources and environmen-
tal matters, including related occupations and
professions; energy and utility regulation; land
use planning and zoning; and health and mental
Joseph E. Owens, Chairperson
Room 121, Lowe Building Telephone: 841-3488
Judicial administration and court structure; legal
profession; crimes and penalties; criminal and civ-
il laws and procedures; juvenile justice; marriage
and divorce; real property; trusts, estates, and
probate matters; legal rights and immunities; and
motor vehicle laws.
Ways and Means
Tyras S. Athey, Chairperson
Room 110, Lowe Building Telephone: 841-3469
State and local taxation matters, including proper-
ty tax credit programs and assessments; financing
of State programs and services; education, health,
|and welfare matters; transportation; gambling
and horse racing; and creation of judgeships.
Rules and Executive Nominations
Hattie N. Harrison, Chairperson
Considers proposals concerning the rules, organi-
zation, and procedures of the House and makes
recommendations thereon; considers proposals af-
fecting the legislature as an institution and its
agencies; examines nominations requiring House
confirmation and reports thereon with recommen-
dations; and reviews legislation introduced after
the bill deadline.
Daniel J. Minnick, Jr., Chairperson
Organizes, plans, and schedules the social activi-
ties of the General Assembly.
Consent Calendar (appointed on an as needed ba-
Determines the bills and joint resolutions pro-
posed for inclusion on the consent calendar.
JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES
Inquires into abuses in expenditures of public
monies when referred by resolution of either
House of the General Assembly.
Organization and Procedure
Joint meeting of those separate committees of the
Senate and the House, when required.
LEGISLATIVE POLICY COMMITTEE
Co-Chairpersons: James dark, Jr., President of the
Senate; Benjamin L. Cardin, Speaker of the
House of Delegates
Members from the Senate: Rosalie S. Abrams,
John J. Bishop, Jr , Clarence W Rioiint, Ed-
ward T. Conroy, J. Joseph Curran, Jr.,
Laurence Levitan, Frederick C. Malkus, Jr.,
Edward J. Mason, Harry J. McGuirk, Marga-
ret C. Schweinhaut, Charles H. Smelser,
Melvin A. Steinberg.