MARYLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


DEPARTMENT OF LEGISLATIVE SERVICES

Karl S. Aro, Executive Director

Legislative Services Building
90 State Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 841-3761
fax: (410) 841-3722


Budget

Historical Evolution

Organizational Chart

Origin & Functions

Reports


ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., Senate President (410) 841-3700
Casper R. Taylor, Jr., House Speaker (410) 841-3800

DEPARTMENT OF LEGISLATIVE SERVICES

OFFICE OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
(B75A0104)
FY1998 appropriation: $4,573,600
FY1998 authorized positions: 64
Karl S. Aro, Executive Director (410) 841-3761


DEFUNCT LEGISLATIVE AGENCIES

COMPUTER SERVICES DIVISION
Under former Department of Legislative Reference, Division functions were dispersed to Office of Legislative Information Systems and Office of Policy Analysis in 1997.

DEPARTMENT OF FISCAL SERVICES
Abolished in 1997 (Chapters 635 & 636, Acts of 1997). Its functions were assumed by Department of Legislative Services.

DEPARTMENT OF LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE
Abolished in 1997 (Chapters 635 & 636, Acts of 1997). Its functions were assumed by Department of Legislative Services.

INSURANCE ARTICLE REVIEW COMMITTEE
Thomas G. Young III, Chair

Under former Department of Legislative Reference, the Committee's work ended when the General Assembly adopted the final portion of the Insurance Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland in 1997 (Chapter 35, Acts of 1997).

LEGISLATIVE ACCOUNTING OFFICE
Formerly under Department of Fiscal Services, in 1997, Office functions were made part of Finance and Administrative Services in Department of Legislative Services.

LEGISLATIVE BILL ROOM
Formerly under Department of Fiscal Services, in 1997, the Bill Room became a component of Distribution Services under Finance and Administrative Services within Department of Legislative Services.

LEGISLATIVE DIVISION
Formerly under Department of Legislative Reference, Division functions were assumed in 1997 by the Office of Policy Analysis in Department of Legislative Services.

OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE DATA PROCESSING
Formerly under Department of Legislative Reference, the Office was abolished in 1997 (Chapters 635 & 636, Acts of 1997). Its functions were assumed by Office of Legislative Information Systems, Department of Legislative Services.

OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE SERVICES & SUPPLIES
Formerly under Department of Fiscal Services, Office functions became part of Finance and Administrative Services in 1997 under Department of Legislative Services.

OFFICE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Formerly under Department of Fiscal Services, in 1997, the Office was reorganized as a team under Finance and Administrative Services within Department of Legislative Services.

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