Legislative Work 2011
Title: Boards, Committees, and Commissions - Committee Evaluation and Review Board - Report Lead: Navarro and Rice Cosponsors: Ervin and Riemer Latest Action: Signed into Law – 11/21/11, Ch. 21 LMC 2011, Effective 2/20/12 Summary:
Bill 32-11 requires an evaluation process of current county advisory boards, committees & commission to determine efficacy and provide recommendations to the County Council regarding possible restructuring or elimination.
Title: Motor Vehicles and Traffic - School Bus Safety Cameras Lead: Ervin Cosponsors: Andrews, Rice, Berliner, Elrich, Navarro Latest Action: Signed into Law – 3/16/12, Ch. 1 LMC 2012, Effective 6/15/12 Summary:
Bill 37-11 Authorizes installation of cameras on County school buses to photograph vehicles that illegally pass stopped school buses.
Title: Taxation - Development Impact Taxes - Payment Lead: Reimer Cosponsors: Ervin, Berliner, Floreen, Leventhal, Navarro, Rice Latest Action: Signed into Law – 11/9/11, Ch. 19 LMC 2011, Effective 12/1/11 Summary:
Bill 26-11 requires developers to pay transportation and school development impact taxes before they are issued a building use and occupancy permit
Title: Personnel - Other Post Employment Benefits Trust - County-funded Agency Lead: Ervin Cosponsors: Navarro, Floreen, Andrews, Riemer, Rice, Leventhal, Elrich, and Berliner Latest Action: Signed into Law – 7/11/11, Ch. 14 LMC 2011, Effective 7/1/11 Summary:
Amend the Board of Trustees for the Retiree Health Benefits Trust to include a member from MCPS and Montgomery College
Title: Taxation - Excise Tax - Disposable Carryout Bags Lead: Council President for County Executive Cosponsors: Rice, Elrich, Navarro Latest Action: Signed into Law – 5/11/11, Ch. 6 LMC 2011, Effective 1/1/12 Summary:
Impose an excise tax on certain carryout bags to customers at certain retail establishments
Title: Administration - Department of Health and Human Services - Duties Lead: Leventhal Cosponsors: Navarro, Rice Latest Action: Signed into Law – 3/10/11, Ch. 3 LMC 2011, Effective 6/9/11 Summary:
Authorize and amend duties/functions of HHS relating to the provision and promotion of health care