June 22, 2024

Annapolis Delegation, Commissioners to Meet

Legislative Proposals

The public is invited to a meeting of the St. Mary’s County legislative delegation to Annapolis and the county commissioners. The meeting will be held at 6pm Tuesday, October 3, in the Chesapeake Building at 41770 Baldridge St. in Leonardtown.

The purpose of the meeting is to consider requests by the county commissioners and proposals by organizations and members of the public for enactment of legislation during the 2024 regular session of the Maryland General Assembly.

This year the following legislative proposals were submitted to the county commissioners for consideration:

  • Requiring state-owned nursing homes to report certain deficiencies to local governing bodies.
  • Creating a new class of beer and wine license for nonprofit theaters.
  • Creating a new class of permits for beer, wine, and liquor tasting.
  • Requesting funding for Southern Maryland animal agriculture and livestock farmers transitioning to plant-based agriculture.
  • Requesting funding for a program to better preserve local produce for long-term storage.
  • Reporting to the General Assembly on which public highways the commissioners consider appropriate for the operation of golf carts.

A copy of the legislative proposals will be available in the county attorney’s office and online here. Meeting information and related documents can be viewed here.

Citizens may attend in person or may view the meeting remotely on SMCG Channel 95 or the St. Mary’s County Government YouTube Channel, available here.

In lieu of appearance, comments may be submitted via:

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