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Association Gears Up for Busy Maryland General Assembly Session

The countdown is on – lawmakers will be returning to the Maryland State House in Annapolis on Wednesday, January 10, marking the official start of the 2024 General Assembly session. This 90-day period promises to be a busy one, with hundreds of bills already pre-filed and more expected in the coming weeks.

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Credit unions can expect to see bills addressing third-party service providers, the foreclosure process, financial literacy initiatives, predatory lending prevention and employment policy. As the session unfolds, the Association’s Advocacy Team will provide timely updates and insights on key legislative developments.

Join us for the annual legislative reception
Register for the annual Maryland Legislative Reception on Tuesday, February 6, 4:30 – 7:30 pm at Red Red Wine Bistro in Annapolis. The event provides an opportunity to engage with lawmakers. It’s free and open to affiliates of the Association. Register here.

Lawmakers Returning in DC, VA and DE

The DC Council is in the second year of its 25th Council. The Association will continue to work with the council on supporting financial literacy initiatives and will continue to monitor efforts to advance the Stop Discrimination by Algorithm Act.

Virginia’s 60-day legislative session begins Wednesday, January 10. One of the key issues lawmakers will consider is a bill to raise the state’s minimum wage to $13.50 per hour in 2025, followed by $15 per hour in 2026.

Delaware lawmakers begin the second year of the 152nd General Assembly session today and will adjourn on June 30, 2024. Legislators will be looking at the state’s regulatory environment.

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