Expedited Bill No.      10-11                  

Concerning: Recordation Tax – Allocation of Revenue             

Revised: March 31, 2011 Draft No.1      

Introduced:      April 5, 2011                  

Enacted:         May 18, 2011                 

Executive:       May 31, 2011                 

Effective:        May 31, 2011                 

Sunset Date:  None                             

Ch.      8   , Laws of Mont. Co.    2011    


County Council

For Montgomery County, Maryland


By: Council President at the Request of the County Executive



1)         revise the allocation of certain revenue received from the recordation tax; and

            2)         generally amend County law related to the recordation tax.



By amending

            Laws of Montgomery County 2010

            Chapter 19




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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland, approves the following Act:


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          Sec. 3.  Allocation of Revenue.  During any fiscal year that begins on or after July 1, [2011] 2012, the net revenue attributable to the increase in the rate of the recordation tax enacted in this Act must be reserved for and allocated equally to:

                    (a)     the cost of County government capital improvements; and

                    (b)     rental assistance programs for low- and moderate-income households, which must not be used to supplant any otherwise available funds.

Sec. 2.  Expedited Effective Date.

          The Council declares that this legislation is necessary for the immediate protection of the public interest.  This Act takes effect on the date when it becomes law.