2000 Regular Session


File Code: Human Relations
Sponsored By:
Delegates Burns, Benson, Bobo, Branch, Bronrott, Brown, Cane, C. Davis, Dembrow, Dobson, Flanagan, Fulton, Giannetti, Healey, Hill, A. Jones, V. Jones, Kittleman, Mandel, Montague, Morhaim, Oaks, Paige, Patterson, Phillips, Ports, Proctor, Nathan-Pulliam, Rawlings, Swain, Valderrama, and Zirkin
Apology for Slavery


Requesting the Governor of Maryland to apologize on behalf of the citizens of Maryland for the State's history of slavery, its long-held silence in the face of slavery, and the atrocities committed under slavery in the State.

History by Legislative Date

House Action
First Reading Commerce and Government Matters
Hearing 3/2 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Commerce and Government Matters
Senate Action
No Action
Sponsored by:
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Anthony G. Brown, District 25
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Clarence Davis, District 45
Delegate Dana Lee Dembrow, District 20
Delegate Michael V. Dobson, District 43
Delegate Robert L. Flanagan, District 14B
Delegate Tony E. Fulton, District 40
Delegate John A. Giannetti, Jr., District 13B
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22A
Delegate Kerry A. Hill, District 26
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Verna L. Jones, District 44
Delegate Robert H. Kittleman, District 14B
Delegate Adrienne A. Mandel, District 19
Delegate Kenneth C. Montague, Jr., District 43
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Jeffrey A. Paige, District 44
Delegate Obie Patterson, District 26
Delegate Wendell F. Phillips, District 41
Delegate James F. Ports, Jr., District 8
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Howard P. Rawlings, District 40
Delegate Darren M. Swain, District 24
Delegate David M. Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Robert A. Zirkin, District 11
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:


Bill Text: First Reading (PDF), Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal Note: Available (PDF)
Amendments: None offered