Legislation

The Maryland Commission for Women was first established in 1965 and set in state law in 1971. An office in the Department of Human Services, the Commission is a 25-member advisory board whose legislative mandate includes the following duties:

  • Study the status of women in our state
  • Recommend methods of overcoming discrimination
  • Recognize women’s accomplishments and contributions
  • Provide informed advice to the executive and legislative branches of government on the issues concerning the women of our state
  • Direct attention to critical problems confronting women

Here is the Link : Maryland Code

Commissioners are appointed by the Governor to four-year terms, with confirmation by the Maryland State Senate, and serve without compensation.

WHO ARE YOUR ELECTED OFFICIALS?
IN MARYLAND

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Go to: http://mdelect.net
Click on “Look Up Form”
Type in your street address and click “Search”
The next page displays the address you typed.
Click “Run Query”
You will get your Legislative and Congressional District Representatives names with direct links to their web pages!