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Maryland Code Research Sources

Guide to Maryland Legislative History Research
A guide developed by the Maryland State Law Library staff on the basic steps and resources needed to conduct a Maryland legislative history. Includes a worksheet.

Locating Superseded Maryland Code

  • Official print volumes of all previous codifiations pocket parts
    Library conference room

  • Maryland Code from 1996 -
    Searchable from Maryland General Assembly's web site.

  • Maryland Code from 1991 -
    Searchable from Library public computers via Lexis.

  • Maryland codes prior to 1940
    Full-text PDF scans of codes and supplements available Maryland State Archives.

Locating Maryland Session Laws

  • Library Conference Room
    Print volumes of Laws of Maryland.

  • Maryland State Archives
    Scanned copies all print volumes. Limited search capability.

  • HeinOnline Session Law Library
    Scanned copies all print volumes. Searchable. Available on library public computers, ibrary WiFi and Maryland Judicary network.

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Updated: April 7, 2014




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