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The Office of GOVERNOR LARRY HOGAN

Session 2022

Welcome to the 2022 Legislative Session webpage from the Office of Governor Larry Hogan. This webpage will be updated with the latest status of the governor’s legislative initiatives and priorities.

  • Violent Firearms Offender Act: Significantly toughening penalties for offenders who use and illegally possess firearms, as well as those who illegally supply firearms to criminals
  • Judicial Transparency Act: Require the Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy to track and publish detailed information on the sentences that are handed down by judges for violent crimes
  • Re-Fund The Police Act: Making the governor’s increase in local aid permanent

  • Health Care Heroes Act: Maximizing the ability of state hospitals to increase their nursing workforce by allowing registered nurses or licensed practical nurses who hold a current active license in other states or jurisdictions to render nursing care in Maryland

  • Budget Bill: Utilizing the state’s record $2.5 billion surplus to increase the state’s Rainy Day Fund, offer enhancements for state employees, and secure major tax relief for retirees, working families, and underserved Marylanders

 

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