Services for sexual assault survivors in Maryland are available during the COVID-19 crisis. Local rape crisis centers, SALI, and MCASA are available to provide direct services. Learn more

MCASA E-Lert System

The MCASA E-lert is an electronic mail legislative update system that allows MCASA to quickly disseminate information regarding the introduction and progress of a bill that is of interest to MCASA and its members. To see a list of current and recent E-lerts, please click here. If you are interested in being part of this Legislative E-Lert service, please click here to register

Find Your Legislators

If you do not know who represents you in Annapolis, go to http://mdelect.net/ and type in your address and zip code to determine your legislators’ names.

Contact Your Legislator

To e-mail a legislator, go to http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/mgawebsite/Members/District and select "House" or "Senate," then click your representative’s name.

Obtain a Copy of a Bill

To get a copy of a bill, go to http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/ and type in the bill number. Don’t forget to type in HB for House Bill or SB for Senate Bill before the number. To find information without a bill number, use the dropdown menu to search “By Broad Subject,” or use the search bar at the top right corner of the page.

Committees and Telephone Numbers

For information on state Senate and the House of Delegates committees and contact information for the legislators who sit on those committees, go to  www.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/mdmanual/07leg/html/gacom.html and search committees.

 Publications Available

To find out more information about Maryland Government, you can request a copy of Your Voice in Annapolis, which explains the legislative process. “Roster and List of Committees” details the names and addresses of the 47 Senators and 141 Delegates elected from 47 districts. These invaluable publications contain information about Committee Assignments, House and Senate Officers, seating arrangements of legislators and more. There are also several topic-specific guides published by the Department of Legislative Services entitled “Legislative Handbook Series.”

Obtain Copies of Publications

Library and Information Services
Maryland Department of Legislative Services
90 State Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 946-5400, (301) 970-5400
(800) 492-7122 x 5400 (Maryland only)

National Public Policy Updates

For information on national issues of violence against women or federal legislation, contact any of the following organizations:

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
123 N. Enola Drive, Enola, PA 17025
Toll free: (877) 739-3895, or (717) 909-0710
FAX: (717) 909-0714, TTY: (717) 909-0715
http://www.nsvrc.org

National Alliance to End Sexual Violence
1129 20th Street Northwest Suite 801, Washington, DC 20036
http://endsexualviolence.org