Sen. Jim Rosapepe, D-Prince George's and Anne Arundel, co-sponsor of the Senate bill and a former regent, said he has kept in contact with the board since the fallout.
"I was ready yesterday," she said. "I did not hold up the bill. The votes were not in the committee or on the floor, I believe. I don't control whether a vote is taken or not taken. There is no way in the world to stop something that is this important."