Maryland Manual On-Line -


[photo, Kumar P. Barve, Maryland State Delegate] KUMAR P. BARVE
Democrat, District 17, Montgomery County

Member of House of Delegates since January 1991. Chair, Environment and Transportation Committee, 2015-. Member, Legislative Policy Committee, 2003- (management subcommittee, 2003-); Spending Affordability Committee, 2003-; Business Climate Work Group, 2013-; Tax Credit Evaluation Committee, 2013-; Joint Committee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Biotechnology, 2014-; Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 2015-. Member, Economic Matters Committee, 1991-2003 (health insurance subcommittee, 1994; workers' compensation subcommittee, 1997-2003; chair, real property subcommittee, 1995-96; chair, science & technology subcommittee, 1997-2003); House Facilities Committee, 1993-2005; Joint Oversight Committee on State Employees Health Insurance, 1994; Joint Audit Committee (formerly Joint Budget and Audit Committee), 1995-2002; Special Joint Committee on Competitive Taxation and Economic Development, 1996-97; Joint Technology Oversight Committee, 2000-09 (house chair, 2000-03); Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, 2003, 2011; Special Committee on Higher Education Affordability and Accessibility, 2003-04; Environmental Matters Committee, 2003-05 (agriculture, agriculture preservation & open space subcommittee, 2003-05; environment subcommittee, 2003-05; natural resources subcommittee, 2003-05). Majority Leader, 2003-15. Member, Wetlands and Waterways Funding Work Group, 2004; Health and Government Operations Committee, 2005-06 (government operations subcommittee, 2005-06; insurance subcommittee, 2005-06); Ways and Means Committee, 2007-15 (revenues subcommittee, 2007-15, chair, 2007-10; vice-chair's subcommittee, 2007-10; election law subcommittee, 2011-15; finance resources subcommittee, 2011-15; transportation subcommittee, 2013-15). House Chair, Joint Advisory Committee on Legislative Data Systems, 2007-14. Member, Joint Legislative Work Group to Study State, County and Municipal Fiscal Relationships, 2009-10; Joint Information Technology and Biotechnology Committee, 2009-14. House Chair, Joint Committee on Transparency and Open Government, 2011-14. Chair, Montgomery County Delegation, 1995-2002 (vice-chair, 1993-95; member, transportation committee, 2003-07; land use & transportation committee, 2007-14; metro washington area committee, 2015-). Member, Maryland Democratic Business Caucus, 2005-. Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (communications, technology & interstate commerce committee, 2005-07; communications, financial services & interstate commerce committee, 2007-).

Member, Task Force to Examine the Applicability of Manufacturing Laws to High-Technology Businesses, 1997; Study Panel to Review Economic Development Financing Programs, 1999; Climate Change Commission, 2007-14; Maryland Business Tax Reform Commission, 2008-10. Presidential Elector, Maryland, 2012.

Born in Schenectady, New York, September 8, 1958. Attended Paint Branch High School, Silver Spring, Maryland; McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, B.S. (accounting), 1980. Financial analyst. Treasurer and board member, Maryland National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL), 4 years. Elected delegate, Greenbelt Cooperative, 3 years. Founding board member, Montgomery County Democratic Action Committee, 2 years. Treasurer, Montgomery County Young Democrats. Democratic Provisional Precinct Chair, Precinct 9-01, and member, District 17 Caucus. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2000. Member, Gaithersburg and Upper Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce; Washingtonian Towns Civic Association, 3 years; Maryland Citizen Action Coalition; Indian Cultural Coordinating Committee; Sierra Club. Legislator of the Year, Montgomery County Medical Society, 1995, 1996, and 2000. Maryland Super Star, Maryland Municipal League, 2008 (certificate of appreciation, 2007, 2010, 2011). Married.

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

 Maryland Manual On-Line, 2015

July 1, 2015

 Note: In this past edition of Maryland Manual, some links are to external sites.

View the current Manual

This information resource of the Maryland State Archives is presented here for fair use in the public domain. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: Rights assessment for associated source material is the responsibility of the user.

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 May 28, 2015 Maryland State Archives