Tag: Senate Judical Proceedings Committee
Smith’s Legislative Goals: First order of business will be housing and rental relief due to hardships caused by COVID-19
MarylandReporter.com spoke with Senate Judicial Proceedings (JPR) Committee Chairman Will Smith (D-Montgomery) on Wednesday about his policy goals for the upcoming legislative session which begins on Jan. 13, 2021. They include providing COVID relief, housing and rental relief, and enacting policing and parole reform measures.Read More
Former Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler said every police department in the state should undergo an independent review of its policies and procedures.Read More
Sen. Klausmeier voices her support for legislation that would allow the use of distracted-driving monitoring systems
The legislation would authorize “certain agencies to place distracted-driver monitoring systems on certain highways under certain circumstances,” according to its text. Members of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee had questions about privacy concerns and how the technology would work.Read More
All bars and restaurants with TVs would be required to show closed captioning under legislation quickly working its way through a Senate committee.Read More
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