Legislative Update: 10-17-2017

On Monday, October 16th, the Legislative Committee hosted Larry Richardson, Vice President of Government Affairs for the Maryland Chamber of Commerce.  Mr. Richardson provided a detailed account of 2017 General Assembly Session bills reviewed by the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, as well as, offered a preview for what we may...

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Legislative Committee Meeting – Minutes for April 17, 2017

Legislative Committee Meeting – Minutes for April 17, 2017 Committee Co-Chairs: Bonnie Johansen – BGE Governmental and External Affairs Colleen Helmlinger – Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger, & Spielberger, P.A. 8:00: Welcome                                                                                                                       Angela Action Item (Committee Vote): Harford County Council – Pawnbrokers (Bill No. 17-006; introduced by Council Members Vincenti...

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Legislative Session Wrap-Up

Legislative Session Wrap-Up Harford Legislators Gather to Share Enthusiasm for Local Business and Reflect on the 2017 Legislative Session Bel Air, MD – The Harford County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Legislative Wrap-Up event at the Maryland Golf and Country Clubs this past Thursday on April 27.  Harford County’s...

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Sine Die 2017 Session Overview

Dear Members, Now that Sine Die has come and gone, we wanted to share the work our Legislative Committee accomplished during the 2017 Session of the Maryland General Assembly.  The Harford Chamber was especially active this year as we took a strong stance of opposition on a number of bills...

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Legislative Committee Meeting – Minutes for March 20, 2017

Legislative Committee Meeting – Minutes for March 20, 2017   Committee Co-Chairs: Bonnie Johansen – BGE Governmental and External Affairs Colleen Helmlinger – Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger, & Spielberger, P.A.   8:02: Welcome                                                                                                           Colleen   8:03: Approval of Minutes                                                                                       Colleen *Motion to approve: Pat Donovan, Phil Promm (second) *Minutes...

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Legislative Committee Meeting – Minutes for March 6, 2017

Legislative Committee Meeting – Minutes for March 6, 2017   Committee Co-Chairs: Bonnie Johansen – BGE Governmental and External Affairs Colleen Helmlinger – Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger, & Spielberger, P.A. 8:00: Welcome                                                                                               Bonnie/Colleen *Joe Snee presented on legislation HB1286 – Harford County – Admissions and Amusement Tax – Limitations in...

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Legislative Committee Meeting – Minutes for February 20, 2017

Legislative Committee Meeting – Minutes for February 20, 2017 Committee Co-Chairs: Bonnie Johansen – BGE Governmental and External Affairs Colleen Helmlinger – Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger, & Spielberger, P.A. 8:02: Welcome                                                                                                           Bonnie 8:03: Approval of Minutes                                                                                       Bonnie *Minutes approved 8:03: Updates Congressman Harris’ Office                                                                 Mary O’Keefe *Constituents have...

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Legislative Committee Meeting – Minutes for February 6, 2017

Legislative Committee Meeting – Minutes for February 6, 2017 Committee Co-Chairs: Bonnie Johansen – BGE Governmental and External Affairs Colleen Helmlinger – Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger, & Spielberger, P.A.   8:05: Welcome                                                                                               Bonnie/Colleen 8:06: Approval of Minutes                                                                           Bonnie/Colleen *Minutes approved 8:07: Updates   U.S. Congress                                                                                                            Mary O’Keefe *Current focus on...

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Legislative Committee Meeting – Minutes for January 23, 2017

Legislative Committee Meeting – Minutes for January 23, 2017 Committee Co-Chairs: Bonnie Johansen – BGE Governmental and External Affairs Colleen Helmlinger – Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger, & Spielberger, P.A. 8:00: Welcome                                                                                               Bonnie/Colleen *Reviewed purpose of minutes *Minutes will be dispersed to committee before being posted on Chamber website   8:10:...

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