State bills will go through the State Senate and the State House. Bills going through the Senate begin with S. Bills going through the House begin with HR. There is no set order of the two branches it must go through first or second. If it goes first through the Senate it will then go through the House. If it first goes through the House it will then go through the Senate. A bill must pass through both branches before it will be considered law. State bills fo to the govenor while national bills go to the president.
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley
Maryland Lieutenant Governor Anthony G. Brown
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler
U.S. Senators representing Maryland should not be confused with Maryland State Senators. Each state has two US Senators, and each state's two make up the 100 U.S. Senators. However, there are far more than 100 total senators.
Maryland US Senator Ben Cardin
Maryland US Senator Barbara Mikulski
Maryland U.S. House Representatives should not be confused with Maryland State House Representatives. Maryland has 8 U.S. House Representatives.
Maryland State Senators should not be confused Maryland US Senators. Maryland has 47 State Senators.
Maryland State House Representatives should not be confused with Maryland US House Representatives. Maryland has 141 State House Representatives.