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D. BRUCE POOLE, Democrat, District 2B, Washington County.

Member of House of Delegates since 1987. House Chair, Joint Audit Committee, 1998-. Member, Ways and Means Committee, 1997- (education subcommittee); Joint Committee on Federal Relations, 1994-. Member, Judiciary Committee, 1987-92; Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 1991-93; Appropriations Committee, 1993 (education & transportation subcommittee); Commerce and Government Matters Committee, 1994-97 (chair, procurement subcommittee). Member, Tort and Insurance Reform Oversight Committee, 1988-90; Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 1991-92; Spending Affordability Committee, 1991-93; Legislative Policy Committee, 1991-93 (management subcommittee). Majority Leader, 1991-93. House Co-Chair, Joint Task Force on Maryland's Procurement Law, 1993-94.

Member, Tri-County Council for Western Maryland, 1987-; Governor's Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission, 1989-95; Governor's Motor Carrier Task Force for Safety and Uniformity, 1989-; Governor's Task Force on Self Esteem, 1990-91; Governor's Task Force on Family Law, 1991-92; Governor's Task Force on Procurement, 1995-96; Forvm for Rural Maryland, 1995-97; Governor's Special Commission to Study Health Care Procurement Practices, 1998-.

Born in Hagerstown, Maryland, June 17, 1959. Attended North Hagerstown High School; Washington and Lee University, B.A., 1981; University of Melbourne (international affairs), 1981; Washington and Lee University, J.D., 1985. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1985. Trial lawyer. Secretary, Washington County Bar Association, 1986. First President, United Democratic Club of Washington County. Recipient, Rotary International Graduate Fellowship, 1981. Co-author, Best Brief in Nation, 1984. Married.

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