Week 11 Update

On Thursday, the Senate took time to celebrate Maryland Day.  As the Senator representing St. Mary’s City, Senator Bailey gave remarks during the day’s floor session about the important role that our area has had in our State’s history.  This observance follows action taken by… Read More »Week 11 Update

Crossover Updates

On Monday, the Senate gave final approval to a bill introduced by Senator Bailey to protect Maryland’s children from sexual abusers.  Senate Bill 268 – Sexual Abuse of a Minor – Crime of Violence and Lifetime Supervision will strengthen Maryland’s criminal laws by making sexual… Read More »Crossover Updates

Week 10 Update

Final Two Bills Presented This week, Senator Bailey had two more bills heard before the Senate’s Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee.  On Tuesday, Senator Bailey was joined by representatives of Historic St. Mary’s City to present Senate Bill 946, which would create the Historic… Read More »Week 10 Update

Week 9 Update

This week, three more of Senator Bailey’s bills passed the full Senate.  On Thursday, Senate Bill 51, which would allow the Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission to act as property manager for the Regional Agricultural Center being built in St. Mary’s County, passed the Senate… Read More »Week 9 Update

Week 8 Update

This week, two more of Senator Bailey’s bills received favorable reports from Senate committees.  Senate Bill 15, which would ensure that all current holders of a handgun permit receive a notification from the State Police before the expiration of their permit, received a favorable report… Read More »Week 8 Update

Week 7 Update

Today is the 45th day of the 2021 Legislative Session, marking the halfway point of the 90-day session.  On Tuesday, Senator Bailey presented two more bills to Senate committees.  Senate Bill 51 would authorize the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland to act as the property manager… Read More »Week 7 Update

Week 6 Update

Police Bills The Senate’s Judicial Proceedings Committee continued to discuss bills this week related to policing in Maryland.  The most controversial of these bills is Senate Bill 627, which would repeal the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights.  This current law does not afford any… Read More »Week 6 Update

Week 5 Update

Today was the end of another busy week in Annapolis as this unusual 2021 Legislative Session continues. On Wednesday, Senator Bailey presented two more bills to the Senate’s Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee.  Senate Bill 203 would require the Department of Natural Resources to… Read More »Week 5 Update

Week 4 Update

Senator Bailey is continuing to work with the Hogan Administration to help the residents of District 29 during the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.  Today, the Senator met with Secretary Tiffany Robinson from the Department of Labor and members of the Governor’s staff to discuss constituents’ unemployment… Read More »Week 4 Update

Week 3 Update

On Wednesday, Senator Bailey presented Senate Bill 249 to the Senate’s Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee.  Under current law, a Senator can allow a student to use a Senatorial Scholarship at an out-of-state school only if the academic program the student is pursuing is… Read More »Week 3 Update