MD HB344 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-09 - Hearing 2/11 at 4:00 p.m.
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring State agencies in the Executive Branch and local boards of elections to make publicly available on their websites an agenda and all meeting materials at least 48 hours in advance of each open meeting or, under certain circumstances, as far in advance of the meeting as practicable; requiring State agencies and local boards of elections to make publicly available on their websites live video or audio streaming of each portion of a certain meeting, and a certain recording for a minimum of 1 year after the date of the meeting; etc.

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Open Meetings Act – Requirements for State Agencies and Local Boards of Elections (Maryland Transparency Act of 2021)



2021-02-09HouseHearing 2/11 at 4:00 p.m.
2021-02-09HouseHearing canceled
2020-12-23HouseHearing 2/11 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB72 (Crossfiled) 2021-02-02 - Hearing 2/02 at 2:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Economic Development10604(n/a)See Bill Text
Economic Development10607(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law2101(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law2102(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions3302.1(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions3306(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions3401(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety1305(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Utilities2101(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Utilities2108(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation4201(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation4212(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments