Legislative Work 2014
Title: Secondhand Personal Property - Automated Purchasing Machines Lead: Rice Cosponsors: Branson, Floreen, Riemer, Leventhal, Navarro, Elrich Latest Action:
Signed into Law – 5/19/14, Enacted Bill 5/6/14, Ch. 13 LMC 2014, Effective 5/19/14
Prohibits the use of automated vending machines that buy/purchase personal property such as cell phones and amends the secondhand personal property law.
Title: Elections - Public Campaign Financing Lead: Andrews Cosponsors: Elrich, Berliner, Riemer, Leventhal, Rice, Navarro, Floreen, Branson Latest Action: Summary:
Law to regulate and enforce a public campaign finance system for the election of County Executive and County Council.
Title: Personnel - Board of Investment Trustees - Consolidated Retiree Health Benefits Trust Board of Trustees-Investments - Amendments Lead: Council President for County Executive Cosponsors: Latest Action:
Signed into Law – 3/13/14, Enacted Bill 3/4/14, Ch. 3 LMC 2014, Effective 3/13/14
Amends the law regarding the employees' Retirement Savings Plan, the Deferred Compensation Plan, and the Consolidated Retiree Health Benefits Trust fund.
Title: Buildings - Electric Vehicle Charging Station Permits - Expedited Review Lead: Berliner Cosponsors: Floreen, Riemer, Leventhal, Elrich, Andrews, Navarro, Rice Latest Action: Signed into Law 5/1/14 Ch.11, LMC 2014, Effective 7/31/14 Summary:
Requires the Department of Permitting Services to implement and expedite permits
to install electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at reduced fees.
Title: Buildings - Solar Permits - Expedited Review Lead: Berliner Cosponsors: Floreen, Riemer, Leventhal, Rice, Elrich, Andrews, Navarro Latest Action:
Signed into Law – 5/1/14, Enacted Bill 4/22/14, Ch. 10 LMC 2014, Effective 7/31/14
Speeds up the time it takes to obtain building permits and licenses and decreases the costs.
Title: Contracts and Procurement - Certified Green Business Program Lead: Berliner Cosponsors: Floreen, Riemer, Rice, Elrich, Andrews, Navarro Latest Action: Summary:
Law that will create a preference and reward for certified green businesses that bid on County contracts.