Expedited Bill No.            18-14            

Concerning: Secondhand Personal Property – Automated Purchasing Machines    

Revised:    04/30/2014       Draft No. 3  

Introduced:      March 18, 2014              

Enacted:         May 6, 2014                   

Executive:       May 19, 2014                 

Effective:        May 19, 2014                 

Sunset Date:  None                             

Ch.   13    , Laws of Mont. Co.    2014    


County Council

For Montgomery County, Maryland


By: Council President Rice and Councilmembers, Branson, Floreen, Riemer, Council Vice President Leventhal and Councilmembers Navarro and Elrich



(1)      prohibit the use of automated purchasing machines for the purchase of personal property;

(2)      define certain terms;

(3)      provide certain exceptions; and

(4)      generally amend the secondhand personal property law.



By amending

            Montgomery County Code

            Chapter 44A, Secondhand Personal Property

            Sections 44A-1, 44A-16 and 44A-17


And adding

Section 44A-18



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

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          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 on which it becomes law.