Governor Larry Hogan signed an Executive Order on April 18 to convene a special session of the Maryland General Assembly on May 1 for the House of Delegates to elect a new House Speaker.
From the Governor’s press release,
This special session, which comes at the request of the presiding officers, will allow the House of Delegates to elect a successor to the late Speaker Michael E. Busch.
“It is my solemn duty to call a special session of the General Assembly in order to elect a successor to Speaker Busch,” said Governor Larry Hogan. “As we close a significant chapter in our state’s history, we will continue the critical work that Mike Busch dedicated so much of his life to doing.”
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