2024 Session Updates

The lobbying team at Compass Advocacy has been diligently advocating for our clients during this legislative session. Whether it’s been engaging legislators, testifying in committees, hosting advocacy days, or closely monitoring legislation, Compass can do it all!

Session might be the busiest season, but we like to be where the magic happens!

Maryland Session Update:

Today is Crossover! 69th Day of Session:
Each Chamber to send to other Chamber those bills it intends to pass favorably. Opposite Chamber bills received after this date subject to referral to Rules CommitteesBudget

Tax Legislation
  • HB1515 – Services Tax
    • This bill did not move out of committee this past weekend. In the off-chance it were to move out of the House today, it would be sent to Senate Rules, where it would likely die. We anticipate to deal with more tax issues within the next year, or next session.
  • SB766 – Tax Omnibus Bill “Fair Share for Maryland Act”
End of Life Options Bill
iGaming Bill
Renewable Energy & Solar Bills 
  • SB1054 Local Government – Building Permits for Residential Solar Energy and Residential Energy Storage Systems
  • SB1082 Solar Energy & Energy Storage – Development and State Procurement
  • HB1328 Solar Energy and Energy Storage – Development and State Procurement
  • SB1083 Public Utilities – Electric Distribution System Planning
  • HB1221 Battery Storage and Solar Arrays Safety Training Grant & Fund
  • HB1407 Solar Siting
  • SB532/HB468 Battery Storage
Voir Dire Bill
  • SB0827 Courts and Judicial Proceedings – Jury Examination and Workgroup to Study the Voir Dire Process


Delaware Session Update:

Delaware’s Legislative Session runs from January 8-June 30, 2025.

Offshore Wind

  • There is a procurement bill coming, though there is no bill number yet, stay tuned!

Budget and cost of healthcare has been a big topic

Education funding

Cannabis in Delaware


Read More Here: http://mailchi.mp/compassadvocacy/compass-gr-march-navigator-9656172

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