The Bailey Daily

Week 2 Update

This week was the first full week of the 2022 Legislative Session.  As the Senate’s Committees begin to consider legislation, two of Senator Bailey’s bills received hearings this week: Senate Bill 68 – Sexual Offenses – Crime of Violence and Lifetime Supervision would strengthen Maryland’s… Read More »Week 2 Update

Session 2022

On Wednesday, January 12, 2022, the Maryland General Assembly convened for this year’s regular session.  Senator Bailey looks forward to providing available, approachable, and committed leadership for St. Mary’s and Calvert Counties and working to advance our priorities in the Senate again this year.  As… Read More »Session 2022

2021 Special Session Recap

The Maryland General Assembly convened for a Special Session on December 6, 2021 to consider bills related to Congressional redistricting.  In addition to redistricting, the General Assembly was also presented with the Governor’s vetoes from the 2021 Regular Session and elected a new Treasurer as… Read More »2021 Special Session Recap

End of Session 2021

I invite you to read my End of Session letter summarizing the 2021 Legislative Session and welcome you to check back on this site as I will be posting updates when the General Assembly reconvenes for the 2022 Legislative Session in January. April 26, 2021… Read More »End of Session 2021

Week 12 Update

As we approach the final days of the 2021 Legislative Session, Senator Bailey’s legislative initiatives continue to move through the General Assembly.  On Wednesday, the Senator presented two bills which had previously passed the Senate to the House Judiciary Committee.  The first bill, Senate Bill… Read More »Week 12 Update

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