WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
Tyras S. Athey, Chairperson
Gene W. Counihan, Vice-Chairperson
Appointed by House Speaker: John J. Bishop; James
W. Campbell; Mary A. Conroy; Clarence Davis;
Louis L. DePazzo; C. Ronald Franks; Donald C.
Fry; Michael R. Gordon; Thomas H. Hattery;
Anne Healey; Henry B. Heller; Henry R.
Hcrgenrocder, Ji.; Slicila E. IIixson, Theodore
Levin; Salima Siler Marriott; James C. Rosapepe;
Ellen R. Sauerbrey; Elizabeth S. Smith; Michael J.
Sprague; Robert A. Thornron, Jr.; Beatrice P.
Tignor; Paul E. Weisengoff; one vacancy.
Staff: Anne W. Schanche; Eugene M. Thomas III
111 Lowe House Office Building
Annapolis, MD 21401 841-3710
The Ways and Means Committee considers legis-
lation relating to State and local taxation, including
property tax credit programs and assessments;
financing of State programs and services; educa-
tion, health, and welfare; transportation; gambling
and horse racing; and creation ofjudgeships. The
committee consists of twenty-five delegates.
RULES & EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS
Hattie N. Harrison, Chairperson
Michael J. Sprague, Vice-Chairperson
Appointed by House Speaker: John S. Arnick; Tyras S.
Athey; Richard N. Dixon; Michael R. Gordon;
Robert H. Kittleman; Pauline H. Menes; Louis P.
Morsberger; Anne S. Perkins; Charles J. Ryan;
Ellen R. Sauerbrey; Casper R. Taylor, Jr.
Staff: Susan E. McCahan
406 Lowe House Office Building
Annapolis, MD 21401 841-3923
The Rules and Executive Nominations Commit-
tee considers proposals concerning the rules, or-
ganization, 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; D. Bruce Poole, 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
& ALCOHOL ABUSE
Pauline H. Menes, Chairperson
Appointed by House Speaker: Leon Albin; Joseph
Bartenfelder; J. Ernest Bell II; Gilbert J. Genn;
Kenneth C. Montague, Jr.; Joan B. Pirldn; Jean W.
Roesser; Virginia M. Thomas.
Staff: Kathleen M. Boucher; Keith B. Levy
The Special House Committee on Drug and
Alcohol Abuse was created and appointed as an ad
hoc committee by the House Speaker in 1987.
Annually, the Committee's work is reviewed by the
Speaker. It meets during the legislative interim to
study and make recommendations for legislation
concerned with drug and alcohol abuse. The Com-
mittee made a preliminary report in May 1987 and
submits a summary report each December.
Nancy K. Kopp, Chairperson
Appointed by House Speaker: not yet appointed
JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES
Michael J. Collins, Senate Chairperson
Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., House Chairperson
Senate members: Ralph M. Hughes; Gloria G.
Lawlah; American Joe Miedusiewski; Donald F.
House members: Ann Marie Doory; John W.
Douglass; Robert H. Kittleman; Theodore Levin.
The Investigation Committee inquires into abuses
in expenditures of public monies, when referred by
resolution of either house of the General Assembly
John W. Den, Senate Chairperson
Clarence Davis, House Chairperson
Senate members: Nancy L. Murphy; Ida G. Ruben;
Michael J. Wagner.
House members: Hattie N. Harrison; Sheila E.
Hixson; Christine M. Jones; Richard C. Matthews;
James E. McCleltan; Ethel A. Murray; Elizabeth S.
Smith; Michael J. Sprague.
Staff: Edith R. Lehman