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Legislative Work 2012

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  • Bill 39-12

    Title: Technical Corrections
    Lead: County Council
    Latest Action: Signed into Law – 2/12/13, Ch. 4 LMC 2013, Effective 5/14/13
    Summary: Corrects technical, reference and codification errors to provisions in County Law


  • Bill 38-12

    Title: Capital Improvements Program - Child Care Assessment
    Lead: Riemer
    Cosponsors: Floreen, Andrews, Navarro, Ervin, Rice, Berliner
    Latest Action: Signed into Law – 3/15/13, Ch. 8 LMC 2013, Effective 6/14/13

    Bill 38-12 requires the county to provide a facilities impact assessment that would analyze the feasibility of including child care space for certain capital projects.

  • Bill 37-12

    Title: Housing - Capital Improvements Program - Affordable Housing Assessment
    Lead: Berliner
    Cosponsors: Riemer, Ervin, Floreen, Leventhal, Andrews, Navarro, Rice
    Latest Action: Signed into Law – 2/12/13, Ch. 3 LMC 2013, Effective 5/14/13

    Bill 37-12 requires an assessment to be included in certain capital projects that analyzes feasibility and impact of including affordable housing in the project.

  • Bill 36-12

    Title: Taxation - Hotel/Motel Tax - Use of Revenues
    Lead: Floreen
    Cosponsors: Rice, Berliner, Navarro
    Latest Action: Signed into Law – 2/25/13, Ch. 6 LMC 2013, Effective 7/1/13

     Bill 36-12 increases funding for the Montgomery County Conference & Visitors Bureau.

  • Bill 33-12

    Title: Health and Sanitation - Smoking - County Property
    Lead: Floreen
    Cosponsors: Navarro, Rice, Riemer, Leventhal, Elrich, Andrews
    Latest Action: Signed into Law – 2/25/13, Ch. 5 LMC 2013, Effective 5/27/13

    Bill 33-12 prohibits smoking on most outdoor property owned or leased by the County including health facilities, bus stops, parks, parking garages, plazas and some other public places.

  • Bill 32-12

    Title: Personnel - Regulations - Persons with Disabilities - Noncompetitive Appointment
    Lead: Andrews
    Cosponsors: Rice, Navarro, Leventhal, Ervin, Floreen, Elrich, Berliner, Riemer
    Latest Action: Signed into Law – 2/12/13, Ch. 1 LMC 2013, Effective 5/14/13

    Adoption of regulations permitting non-competitive appointment of a qualified person with severe disability to a county merit position

  • Bill 26-12

    Title: Swimming Pools - Defibrillators
    Lead: Leventhal
    Cosponsors: Riemer, Rice, Navarro, Andrews, Elrich, Floreen
    Latest Action: Signed into Law – 11/26/12, Ch. 23 LMC 2012, Effective 11/13/13

    Bill 26-12 Requires every functioning public swimming pool have at least one automatic defibrillator available and in good working order and to maintain at least one staff member who is trained and currently certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillators (AED) at all times.

  • Bill 21-12

    Title: Erosion, Sediment Control and Stormwater Management - Coal Tar Pavement Products
    Lead: Rice
    Cosponsors: Navarro, Elrich, Riemer, Ervin
    Latest Action: Signed into Law – 9/18/12, Ch. 16 LMC 2012, Effective 12/18/12

    Prohibits the use and sale of coal tar pavement products in Montgomery County.  Coal tar is a known carcinogen commonly used to coat asphalt and concrete areas such as driveways and parking lots.

  • Bill 19-12

    Title: Human Rights and Civil Liberties - Displaced Service Workers
    Lead: Ervin
    Cosponsors: Rice, Elrich, Riemer
    Latest Action: Signed into Law – 12/21/12, Ch. 18 LMC 2012, Effective 12/21/12

    Bill 19-12 Provides temporary job protection for certain service workers upon termination of their employer's contract.

  • Bill 14-12

    Title: Economic Development Fund - Amendments
    Lead: Berliner and Riemer
    Cosponsors: Ervin, Elrich, Leventhal, Navarro, Rice
    Latest Action: Signed into Law – 12/20/12, Ch. 17 LMC 2012, Effective 12/20/12

    Bill 14-12 Requires the County Executive to submit a strategic economic development plan when using funds that are designated specifically for establishing private businesses when the amount is $100,000.00 or more.   

  • Bill 1-12

    Title: Personnel - Special Days of Commemoration - Amendments
    Lead: Ervin
    Cosponsors: Floreen, Navarro, Riemer, Andrews, Leventhal, Rice, Elrich and Berliner
    Latest Action: Signed into Law – 4/2/12, Ch. 4 LMC 2012, Effective 7/2/12

    Bill 1-12 adds Korean American Day as a day of special commemoration for Montgomery County.












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