Quote of the day
"There is no need for this type of weapon in society. We're being pro-active -- we're not waiting for it to become a problem here in Maryland."
-- Col. Elmer H. Tippett,
the state police superintendent, testifying for a state ban on assault weapons.
10 a.m.: Senate convenes, State House.
10:30 a.m.: House convenes, State House.