AGENDA ITEM #5
September 13,
2011
Introduction
MEMORANDUM
September 9, 2011
TO:
FROM:
SUBJECT:
County Council
Amanda Mihill, Legislative
AnalYS~
Introduction:
Bill 27-11, Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee ­
Sunset Repeal
Bill 27-11, Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee - Sunset Repeal, sponsored by
Council President Ervin and Council Vice President Berliner, is scheduled to be introduced on
September 13, 2011. A public hearing is tentatively scheduled for October 4 at 1:30 p.m.
Bill 27-11 would repeal the sunset of the Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee,
which will sunset on August 31, 2012 unless extended, and make the Committee permanent.
The bill would also rename the Committee as the Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Traffic Safety
Advisory Committee.
This packet contains:
Bill 27-11
Legislative Request Report
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Bill No.
27-11
Concerning: Pedestrian
and
Traffic
Safety Advisory Committee - Sunset
Repeal
Revised: 7/12/2011
Draft No. 1
Introduced:
September 13, 2011
Expires:
March 13, 2013
Enacted: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Sunset Date: _--:--:_---::--_ _ __
Ch. _ _, Laws of Mont. Co. _ __
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Council President Ervin and Council Vice President Berliner
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ACT to:
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repeal the sunset of the Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee;
rename the Committee; and
generally amend the County street and road law.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 49, Streets and Roads
Section 49-81
2007 Laws of Montgomery County, Chapter 8
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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BILL
No. 27-11
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Sec. 1. Section 49-81 is amended as follows:
49-81. Pedestrian: Bicycle, and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee.
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Definition.
In this Section "Committee" means the Pedestrian.1 Bicycle,
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and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee.
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Established.
The County Executive must appoint, subject to
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confirmation by the County Council, a Pedestrian.1 Bicycle, and Traffic
Safety Advisory Committee.
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Sec. 2. Chapter 8 of the 2007 Laws of Montgomery County is amended as
Continuity and sunset of Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Advisory
Committee.
Section 49-81 establishes a Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Advisory
Committee. This Committee continues the Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee,
created under Council Resolution 14-1281 and extended under Council Resolution
16-192. The County Executive must allow the members of the Pedestrian Safety
Advisory Committee to continue to serve the remainder of their terms as members of
the Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee. The Executive must continue
to stagger the terms of the members of the Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Advisory
Committee so that approximately one-third of the terms of these members continue
to expire each year. [Section 49-81 expires on August 31, 2012.]
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LEGISLATIVE REQUEST REPORT
Bill 27-11
Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee
DESCRIPTION:
Sunset Repeal
Bill 27-11 would repeal the sunset for the Pedestrian and Traffic
Safety Advisory Committee and rename the Committee the
Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee.
The Committee will sunset on August 31, 2012 unless extended.
To make the Committee permanent.
Chief Administrative Officer.
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be researched.
Amanda Mihill, Legislative Analyst, 240-777-7815
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