HJ 11, the Democracy Amendment Resolution will have a public hearing before the House Rules Committee. Citizen supporters will pack the hearing room to encourage our sponsor, Del. Tawanna Gaines, and our witnesses.The Resolution is co-sponsored by 68 additional delegates. Come early to get a seat.
The Resolution, if passed, would be Maryland's application to Congress for an amendment-proposing convention on any of these topics: 1) Affirming every citizens' right to vote; 2) Reserving Constitutional rights for human beings; 3) Permitting regulation of big money in politics (i. e., overturning Citizens United v. FEC).
You must bring photo ID to be admitted. Arrive in Annapolis by 2:00 PM, park at Navy-Marine Corps Stadium, and take the shuttle in to Bladen Street. Several bills and resolutions may be heard and the order is decided by the Chair without notice to the public.End time of the event is difficult to predict