Testimony is part of League's Action and Advocacy phase. After study, consensus, and adopting a position on an issue, LWV members prepare testimony based on the Fact Sheets from our completed studies. They then present the information to legislators at the National, State, and Local levels.


2023 Session of the General Assembly

Hearing Date Bill Name Committee Position
2/2/23

HB 203: Education-Reporting Arrests of Students-Alterations 

Judiciary Oppose
2/2/23

HB 46 Corporate Income Tax - Combined Reporting 

Ways and Means Support
2/2/23

SB 0026: Maryland Medical Assistance Program, Maryland Children’s Health Program, and Social Services Programs- Eligibility and Enrollment

Finance Support

 2/2/23

 

2/1/23

 

HB 9 Equity in Transportation Sector – Guidance and Analyses

Cross File

SB 19 Equity in Transportation Sector – Guidance and Analyses 

Environment and Transportation

 

Finance

Support
2/1/23

SB 0059: Maryland Health Benefit Exchange- Small Employers- Special Enrollment Period and Marketing 

Finance Support
1/31/23

HB 74 Transportation - Maryland Rail Authority - Establishment (Maryland Rail Investment Act of 2023)

Environment and Transportation Support

1/31/23

 

2/2/23

SB 16 Safe Access for All (SAFE) Roads Act of 2023

Cross File

HB 70 Safe Access for All (SAFE) Roads Act of 2023

Judicial Proceedings

 

Environment and Transportation

Support
1/31/23

HB 192 Cryptocurrency - Campaign Finance Prohibitions - Disclosures by Financial Institutions

Ways and Means Support
1/31/23

HB 177 – Elections – Ballot Questions – Publication of Proposed Laws 

Ways and Means Favorable with Amendments
1/31/23

HB 176 Local Public Campaign Financing - Expansion to Additional Offices

Ways and Means Support
1/31/23

HB 0108: Human Services- Universal Basic Income for Transition-Age Youth- Establishment 

Appropriations Support
1/31/23

SB 0101: Maryland Medical Assistance Program- Collaborative Care Model Services- Implementation and Reimbursement Expansion

Finance Support
1/31/23

Criminal Procedure - Reasonable Suspicion and Probable Cause - Cannabis

Judicial Proceedings Committee Support
1/26/23

HB 0136: Child Support Enforcement – Occupational and Recreational Licenses – Taxpayer Identification Number

Judiciary Support
1/26/23

SB 35 Maryland State Agency Transparency Act

Education, Energy, and Environmental  Support
1/25/23 SB 43 - Courts - Remote Public Access Judicial Proceedings Support
1/25/23 HB 133- Courts - Remote Public Access and Participation Judiciary Support with Amendments
1/24/23

HB 114 Ballot Access – Voter Registration – Affiliating With a Party

Ways and Means Support