The Honorable Casper R. Taylor, Jr.
Speaker of the House
State House
Annapolis MD 21401

Dear Mr. Speaker:

In accordance with Article II, Section 17 of the Maryland Constitution, I have today vetoed House Bill 143 - Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program.

This bill changes the name of the Loan Assistance Repayment Program to the Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program in honor of the late Baltimore City lobbyist.

Senate Bill 462, which was passed by the General Assembly and signed by me, accomplishes the same purpose. Therefore, it is not necessary for me to sign House Bill 143.

Parris N. Glendening