Maryland Manual On-Line - www.mdmanual.net

SENATE


[photo, James E. DeGrange, Sr., State Senator] JAMES E. DeGRANGE, SR.
Democrat, District 32, Anne Arundel County



Member of Senate since January 13, 1999. Member, Budget and Taxation Committee, 1999, 2003- (health, education, & human resources subcommittee, 1999; pensions subcommittee, 2003-06; chair, public safety, transportation & environment subcommittee, 2003-; chair, capital budget subcommittee, 2007-, member, 2003-); Joint Committee on Protocol, 1999-; Spending Affordability Committee, 2003-; Joint Committee on Base Realignment and Closure, 2007-. Vice-Chair, Executive Nominations Committee, 2007- (member, 2003-). Member, Legislative Policy Committee, 2008-. Member, Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space and Agricultural Land Preservation, 1999-2006; Finance Committee, 2000-02; Joint Technology Oversight Committee, 2000-03; Special Committee on Gaming, 2001; Senate Committee on Redistricting, 2001-02; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 2002-03; Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, 2003, 2007. Majority Whip, 2003-06. Member, Special Joint Committee on Pensions, 2004-06; Joint Commission on the Maryland Port Administration, 2005-06. Chair, Anne Arundel County Senate Delegation, 2001-02. Member, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2001-; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2004-. Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (transportation committee, 2004-; budgets & revenue committee, 2007-); Southern Legislative Conference (economic development, transportation & cultural affairs committee, 2008-; fiscal affairs & government operations committee, 2008-).

Member, State Lottery Commission, 1991-99. Member, Anne Arundel County Council, 1994-98. Member, Task Force to Ensure Utility Services, 1999-2000; Council on Management and Productivity, 1999-2003; Task Force on Gasoline Zone-Pricing in Maryland, 2000-01; Task Force to Evaluate the Development and Construction of a Magnetic Levitation (MAGLEV) Transportation System in Maryland Between Baltimore and the District of Columbia, 2002-03; Drug Treatment Court Commission, 2003-06; Task Force on Parking for Individuals with Disabilities, 2004; Task Force on the Exemption of Law Enforcement Officers' Pensions from Taxation, 2004-05; Task Force on Missing Vulnerable Adults, 2004-05; Task Force on Lending Equity within Financial Institutions Providing State Depository Services, 2005; Transit Funding Study Steering Committee, 2006-07; Capital Debt Affordability Committee, 2007-; Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee, 2008-.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, September 24, 1949. Graduated Glen Burnie High School. Attended Anne Arundel Community College. Served in U.S. Army Reserve, 1968-74. Vice-President, DeGrange Lumber Co., Inc., 1968-. President, DeGrange Enterprises, Inc., 1996-2000. Board of Directors, Glen Burnie Mutual Savings Bank, 1984- (secretary-treasurer, 1990-95; president, 1995-). Member, Glen Burnie Improvement Association, 1970- (board of directors, 1985-89); Rotary Club of Glen Burnie, 1984- (board of directors, 1987-89; president, 1992-93). President, Take Back Our Streets, Inc., 1995- (member, 1992-). Board of Directors, Baltimore-Washington Medical Center Foundation (formerly North Arundel Hospital Foundation Board), 1993-. Member, Advisory Board, Salvation Army, 1995-98; Anne Arundel Community College Foundation, 1996-2000. Youth baseball coach, Glen Burnie Boys Baseball and Harundale Youth Sports League, 1976-89. Member, Holy Trinity Church. Outstanding Employer Partner, Maryland Chamber of Commerce, 2005. Outstanding Legislator of the Year, Maryland Business for Responsive Government, 2008. Distinguished Legislator Award, Maryland Municipal League, 2009. Married; three children; six grandchildren.

Senate
House of Delegates
General Assembly
Legislative Committees
Legislative Process
Maryland Government
Maryland Constitutional Offices & Agencies
Maryland Departments
Maryland Independent Agencies
Maryland Executive Commissions, Committees, Task Forces, Advisory Boards
Maryland Universities & Colleges
Maryland Counties
Maryland Municipalities
Maryland at a Glance


Maryland Manual On-Line

Search the Manual
e-mail: mdmanual@mdarchives.state.md.us

 Maryland Manual On-Line, 2009

July 1, 2009   
Note: In this past edition of Maryland Manual, some links are to external sites.  View the current Manual

The use of any username and password on our site is for personal and educational purposes only, and constitutes agreement to abide by any and all copyright restrictions. In most instances the username aaco and password aaco# will work. Contact ref@mdsa.net if you have any questions or have difficulty accessing files.


Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!


[ Archives' Home Page  ||  All About Maryland  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

Copyright July 01, 2009 Maryland State Archives