Public Notice for Hearing on Local HoCo Bills on Nov 30 2023

Public Notice for Hearing on Local HoCo Bills

Public Notice for Hearing on Local Bills
Thursday, November 30th at 7pm
Banneker Room, 
George Howard Building
3430 Court House Dr, Ellicott City, MD 21043

The Howard County Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly, chaired by Senator Clarence Lam and Delegate Jessica Feldmark, will hold a public hearing for citizen input on local legislation proposed for the 2024 General Assembly session. The hearing will be held in the Banneker Room in the George Howard building at 7pm. The hearing will be livestreamed and can be accessed here.

Proposed local bills for the 2024 session can be viewed by clicking on “Proposed Legislation” on the delegation website. Signup for oral testimony is available via Google Form by clicking here and will remain active until 6:45pm on the evening of the hearing, November 30. In-person signup will be available via QR code or computer outside the Banneker Room from 6:20pm-6:45pm the evening of the hearing. Participants will have up to 3 minutes to testify on one bill, or up to 5 minutes to testify on multiple bills. These times are subject to change depending on the number of participants.

Speaking is not a requirement. If you would prefer to submit written testimony, email it to It is best to submit written testimony by 5pm on November 29 so that members are able to review it before the hearing. Written testimony can also be printed and physically brought to the hearing. Please provide 12 copies of any printed testimony.

If you have any questions, or require accommodation, please contact me by email at or by phone at 410-841-3360.