Bill No.                9-12                          

Concerning: Commission on Juvenile Justice – Membership                                   

Revised:    3/1/2012          Draft No. 1  

Introduced:      March 6, 2012                

Enacted:         May 1, 2012                   

Executive:       May 10, 2012                 

Effective:        August 9, 2012              

Sunset Date:  None                             

Ch.   9      , Laws of Mont. Co.    2012    


County Council

For Montgomery County, Maryland


By: Council President at the Request of the County Executive


AN ACT to:

            (1)        alter the membership of the Commission on Juvenile Justice; and

            (2)        generally amend the law regarding the Commission on Juvenile Justice.




By amending

            Montgomery County Code

            Chapter 12, Courts

            Section 12-36



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

Sec. 1. Section 12-36 is amended as follows:

12-36. Commission on juvenile justice; composition; appointment; terms; vacancy.

(a)     The Commission on Juvenile Justice consists of the following [4] 3 classes of members:

(1)     [23] 22 voting members appointed by the County Executive, subject to confirmation by the County Council;

(2)     [11] 12 voting members, representing each of the following: the Council, the Executive, the State’s Attorney, the Family Division of the Circuit Court, the Police Department, the state Department of Juvenile Justice, the County Office of the Public Defender, the Court Appointed Special Advocate, the Department of Health and Human Services (2 members, one representing child welfare services and one representing community-based services for at-risk youth), [and] the Board of Education, and the Montgomery County Collaboration Council for Children, Youth and Families, in each case appointed by the Executive, subject to confirmation by the Council, after receiving a recommendation from the person or office to be represented; and

(3)     nonvoting members emeritus, who are past members who have given outstanding service and possess special expertise in juvenile matters. Members emeritus may be appointed by the Executive, subject to confirmation by the Council

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