[Photograph of State Delegate] EMMETT C. BURNS, JR., Democrat, District 10, Baltimore County & Baltimore City.

Member of House of Delegates since 1995. Member, Judiciary Committee, 1995- (civil law & procedure subcommittee, 1995-); Special Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 1995-; Joint Committee on Federal Relations, 1999-. Chaplain, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus, 1995- (chair, ethics committee).

Member, Governor's Commission on Adoption, 1995; Governor's Task Force on African-American Entrepreneurship in Baltimore City, 1996-99; Task Force to Study the Effects of Cult Activities on Public Senior Higher Education Institutions, 1999; Task Force to Study the History and Legacy of Slavery in Maryland, 1999; Commission to Coordinate the Study, Commemoration, and Impact of Slavery's History and Legacy in Maryland, 2000-. Born in Jackson, Mississippi, August 26, 1940. Jackson State University, B.S., 1962; Virginia Union University, M.Div., 1968; Presbyterian School of Christian Education, M.R.E., 1969; University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D., 1974. Served in U.S. Air Force, 1975-78 (captain). Minister. Chair, Baltimore Safe Schools Committee, 1991-. Chair, Social Action Committee, United Baptist Convention of Maryland. Member, National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.; Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. Married; three sons.

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