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February 20, 2004 Minutes

Prince George’s County Delegation


February 20, 2004



The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m.


Delegates Present:  Benson, Brown, Conroy, Gaines, Griffith, Healey, Holmes,  Kelly,  Menes, Niemann, Parker, Patterson, Proctor,  Ramirez, Turner and Vaughn


Absent 0


Late Arrivals:  Delegates Frush, Hubbard, Davis, Ross, Vallario


Staff Present:  Vernell Lawson, Assistant to the Chair and Gloria Walker, Senior Legislative Aide.


A warm welcome was offered by Chair Howard and Delegate Parker opened with prayer.


Delegate Howard introduced our first speaker, Dr. C. Daniel (Dan) Mote, Jr., President University of Maryland.  The second speaker was Dr. Calvin W. Lowe; University of Bowie.  The presidents provided an overview of the universities and asked for the continued support of the Delegation.   The next speaker was County Executive, Jack Johnson, who invited the Delegation to attend a press conference with Governor Ehrlich, Jr., and himself.  He stated, the topic of discussion would be Prince George¬ís Hospital. 



Review of the Agenda


Bi County                       UNF    HB 938    MC/PG 117-04


County Affairs                 No Report


Law Enforcement             FAV                 HB 600     PG 305-04

                                    FWA                HB 673     PG 307-04

                                    FWA                HB 676     PG 316-04

                                    UNF                 HB 582     PG 301-04

                                    UNF/WDN          HB 573     PG 338-04


Betty Francis Hager, the Director Betty Francis Hager, Department of Public Works, gave a briefing on transportation.  The meeting adjourned at 10:00 a.m...


Next Meeting Friday, February 27, 2004, AT 9:00 a. m.

Guest Speaker:  Lieutenant Governor, Michael S. Steele


Respectfully Submitted

Vernell Lawson

February 26, 2004