Maryland Code and Rules Sources

Maryland Code and Court Rules

The Maryland Code is a compilation of the statutes currently in effect and is generally organized by subject (e.g., Criminal Law Article, Family Law Article). The Court of Appeals, the highest court in Maryland, exercising court rulemaking power. The current Code and Rules are available online through multiple sources. 

The publishers of the websites on this page make every effort to keep their sites updated in a timely fashion. However, the Library cannot warrant that these sites are current at the present time. Researchers should verify currentness with the website publisher and/or the original institutional author of the material. These online versions do not have annotations. Annotated versions of the current and superseded Maryland Code are available at the Library in print and through database subscriptions.

Laws of Maryland

Maryland statutes are passed by the General Assembly, Maryland’s legislative body. The Laws of the State of Maryland is a chronological collection of laws passed by the General Assembly. They are also referred to as session laws.

  • Access the Archives of Maryland Online to view the session laws from the 1600s to the present.
  • The Laws of Maryland are available at the Library in print and through database subscriptions.

Maryland House and Senate Journals

The Maryland House and Senate Journals are records of the proceedings of the Maryland House of Delegates and the Maryland Senate Sessions.

  • Access the Archives of Maryland Online to view select House and Senate Journals. 
  • The Maryland House and Senate Journals are available at the Library in print, microfilm, and through database subscriptions.