[photo, Victor R. Ramirez, Maryland State Senator] VICTOR R. RAMIREZ
Democrat, District 47, Prince George's County

Member of Senate since January 12, 2011. Member, Judicial Proceedings Committee, 2011-12, 2015-; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 2015-; Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness, 2015-; Joint Committee on Federal Relations, 2015-; Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 2015-. Senate Chair, Death with Dignity Work Group, 2015-. Member, Senate Committee on Reapportionment and Redistricting, 2011-12; Joint Committee on Welfare Reform, 2011-14; Work Group to Review Disclosure Requirements of the Public Ethics Law, 2012-13; Senate Special Committee on Ethics Reform, 2012-13; Finance Committee, 2013-15 (health subcommittee, 2013-15); Public Safety and Policing Work Group, 2015-16. Member, Maryland Latino Legislative Caucus, 2015-.

Member, Mortgage Settlement Funds Work Group, 2012; Task Force to Study Economic Development and Apprenticeships, 2012-13; Task Force to Study the Laws and Policies relating to Representation of Indigent Criminal Defendants by the Office of the Public Defender, 2012-14; [Secretary of State Police] Superintendent's Council of Advisors on Diversity and Inclusion, 2012-; Work Group on the Implementation and Use of Body-Worn Cameras by Law Enforcement, 2014; Commission Regarding the Implementation and Use of Body Cameras by Law Enforcement Officers, 2015-16; Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities, 2015-; Task Force to Study the Restraint, Searches, and Needs of Children in the Juvenile Justice System, 2016-.

Member of House of Delegates, representing District 47, Prince George's County, January 8, 2003 to January 12, 2011. Member, Special Committee on Higher Education Affordability and Accessibility, 2003-04; Ways and Means Committee, 2003-06 (education subcommittee, 2003-04; finance resources subcommittee, 2003-06; tax & revenue subcommittee, 2004-06). Deputy Majority Whip, 2007-11. Member, Judiciary Committee, 2007-11 (criminal justice subcommittee, 2007-11); Joint Committee on Federal Relations, 2007-11. Chair, Law Enforcement and State-Appointed Boards Committee, Prince George's County Delegation, 2007-11 (vice-chair, 2003-06). Member, Maryland Educators Caucus, 2005-; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-.

Member, Task Force to Study Driver Licensing Documentation, 2003-04; Steering Committee, Bi-County Task Force on Gang Activity, 2004; Commission to Study Local Maintenance of Effort [for education funding], 2005-06; Truancy Court Work Group, 2007-08; State Advisory Council on Administrative Hearings, 2007-11.

Born July 20, 1974. Attended Northwestern High School, Hyattsville, Maryland. Frostburg State University, B.A. (international studies), 1996; St. Thomas University School of Law, J.D., 2001. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 2001. Attorney. Law Offices of Victor R. Ramirez, 2002-. Member, American Bar Association; Maryland State Bar Association (negligence, insurance & workers' compensation section); Prince George's County Bar Association; Maryland Hispanic Bar Association. Member, Metro Center Campus Advisory Council, Prince George's Community College, 2002. Co-Chair, Maryland Democratic Hispanic Caucus, 2004-. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2012. Teacher, English classes for non-English speaking adults, 2001-02. Coach, Cheverly Boy and Girls Club Youth Soccer. Civic Leadership Award, Community Foundation for Prince George’s County, 2012. Parishioner, St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Cheverly, Maryland. Married; one child.

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