financing of State programs and services; educa-
tion, health, and welfare; transportation; gambling
and horse racing; and creation of judgeships.
RULES AND EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS
Hattie N. Harrison, Chairperson
Daniel M. Long, Vice-Chairperson
John S. Arnick; Tyras S. Athey; William H. Cox, Jr.;
Richard N. Dixon; Dennis C. Donaldson; William
S. Home; Robert H. Kittleman; Pauline H. Menes;
Louis P. Morsberger; Anne Scarlett Perkins;
Charles J. Ryan; Ellen R. Sauerbrey; Casper R.
Staff: Susan E. McCahan 841 -3923
Room 406, Lowe Building 841-3923
The Rules and Executive Nominations Commit-
tee considers proposals concerning the rules, orga-
nization, and procedures of the House; considers
proposals affecting the legislature as an institution
and its agencies; examines nominations requiring
House confirmation and reports its recommenda-
tions; reviews legislation introduced after the bill
deadline, and decides on re-referral of those bills to
other committees for consideration.
CONSENT CALENDARS COMMITTEE
R. Clayton Mitchell, Jr., Speaker of the House of
Delegates; John S. Arnick, Majority Leader; Ellen R.
Sauerbrey, Minority Leader.
The Consent Calendars Committee determines
the bills and joint resolutions proposed for inclusion
on the consent calendar (House Rule 18).
HOUSE OF DELEGATES SPECIAL
SPECIAL HOUSE COMMITTEE ON DRUG
AND ALCOHOL ABUSE
Pauline H. Menes, Chairperson
Leon Albin; J. Ernest Bell II; Louis L. DePazzo;
Juanita D. Miller; Kenneth C. Montague, Jr.; Mark
O. Pilchard; Joan B. Pitkin; D. Bruce Poole; Jean
W Roesser; Patricia R. Sher; Virginia M. Thomas;
Judith C. Toth.
Staff: Keith B. Levy 841-3870
The Special House Committee on Drug and
Alcohol Abuse is an ad hoc committee created and
appointed by the Speaker of the House of Delegates
in 1987. An ongoing committee whose work is
reviewed annually by the Speaker, it meets during
the legislative interim to study and make recom-
mendations for legislation concerned with drug and
alcohol abuse. The Committee made a preliminary
report in May 1987 and submits a summary report
annually in December.
SPECIAL HOUSE COMMITTEE ON
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY
Charles J. Ryan, Co-Chairperson
Casper R. Taylor, Jr., Co-Chairperson
J. Ernest Bell II; Mary H. Boergers; William A.
Clark; R. Terry Connelly; Norman H. Conway;
Richard N. Dixon; George C. Edwards; Michael R.
Gordon; George H. Littrell, Jr.; Joseph V Lutz;
Howard P Rawlings; James C. Rosapepe; Samuel
I. Rosenberg; John F. Wood, Jr.
Staff: Mark Zuckerman; Elizabeth Sammis
In July 1988, the Special House Committee on
Economic Development Strategy was created by
the Speaker of the House of Delegates to help foster
a healthy business climate and to formulate long-
term policies and strategies that promote economic
development and business growth in Maryland.
Policies and strategies devised by the Committee
will guide legislative decision-making on economic
The Committee is comprised of sixteen members
appointed by the Speaker from the six standing
committees of the House of Delegates, with extra
representation from the Appropriations Committee
and Economic Matters Committee.
JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES
S. Frank Shore, Senate Chairperson
Richard A. Palumbo, House Chairperson
Senate members: Michael J. Collins; Lewis R. Riley;
Ida G. Ruben; Larry Young.
House members: Robert H. Kittleman; Theodore
Levin; Joan B. Pitkin; Sylvania W Woods, Jr.
The Investigation Committee inquires into
abuses in expenditures of public monies when re-
ferred by resolution of either house of the General
William H. Amoss, Senate Chairperson
Clarence Davis, House Chairperson
Senate members: Troy Brailey; John W Derr;
Michael J. Wagner.
House members: Hattie N. Harrison; Sheila E.
Hixson; Christine M. Jones; Richard C. Matthews;