ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers are reaching a milestone in their 90-day legislative session.
Monday is known as crossover day. That’s a deadline set by lawmakers for a bill to pass either the House or the Senate to have a chance of clearing both chambers and making it to the governor’s desk.READ MORE: Baltimore Gang Member Faces Up To 36 Years For Pleading Guilty To Two Murders, Drug Distribution Charges
It’s not a deadline that’s written in stone. But lawmakers generally aim to have legislation they intend to pass clear one of the chambers by the end of the crossover day.
Some contentious bills are on the agenda. The Senate is expected to take a final vote to allow local school boards to decide whether to start school before or after Labor Day.READ MORE: Sex Offender Faces 10 Years In Federal Prison For Accessing With Intent To View Child Porn
There are three weeks left in the session, which is scheduled to adjourn Monday, April 8 at midnight.CNN Fires Chris Cuomo On Saturday
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