MARYLAND SENATE


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CLARENCE W. BLOUNT, Democrat, District 41, Baltimore City.

Member of Senate since 1971. Majority Leader, 1983-. Chair, Economic and Environmental Affairs Committee, 1987- (education subcommittee; ethics & election laws subcommittee). Member, Executive Nominations Committee, 1975-; Legislative Policy Committee, 1979- (management subcommittee); Spending Affordability Committee, 1982-; Rules Committee, 1983-; Special Study Commission on the Maryland Public Ethics Law, 1998-. Past member, Joint Audit Committee (formerly Joint Budget and Audit Committee). Co-Chair, Joint Committee on State Economic Development Initiatives, 1995-96. Member, Special Joint Committee on Group Homes, 1995-96. Member, Urban Affairs Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures.

Member, Education Commission of the States; Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, 1984-85; Governor's Commission on Teacher Salaries and Incentives, 1986-87; Task Force on School Construction Finance, 1987; Governor's Commission on School Performance, 1987-89; Governor's Transition Team for Higher Education, 1988; Governor's Task Force on SPECTRUM-Housing for Economic Growth, 1990; Task Force on the Charles H. Hickey, Jr. School, 1991; Governor's Task Force on School Construction, 1992-93; Governor's Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission, 1992-1995; Maryland Affordable Housing Trust, 1994-; World War II Memorial Commission, 1994-. Chair, Urban Services Commission, Baltimore City.

Attended Baltimore City public schools; Morgan State College, B.A., 1950; The Johns Hopkins University, M.L.A., 1965; Georgetown University. Educator. Served in U.S. Army, World War II (Combat Commission). Member, National Democratic Committee. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1996. Member, Academy of Political and Social Science; Baltimore Urban League; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Alpha Phi Alpha; Gamma Boule. Board of Trustees, Sinai Hospital; Western Maryland College.

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