Bill No.
28-12
Concerning: Personnel - Merit System
Review Commission - Amendments
Revised:
9/13/2012
Draft No. _1_
Introduced:
October 16. 2012
Enacted:
November 27.2012
Executive:
December 5.2012
Effective:
March 6. 2013
Sunset Date:
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Laws of Mont. Co.
2012
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee
AN
ACT to:
(1) eliminate the requirement that the COWlcil appoint the Merit System Review
Commission every 4 years; and
(2) generally amend the personnel law.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 33, Personnel and Human Resources
Section 33-5
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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Section 33-5 is amended as follows:
33-5. Statement of legislative intent; merit system principles; statement of
purpose; merit system review commission; applicability of article.
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Merit system review commission.
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In addition to the [county council's] County Council's legislative
responsibilities [authorized] under [sections] Sections 101 and
401 of the [county charter] County Charter, the Council, as
necessary, may appoint [there shall be convened no later than
July 1, 1980, and, if determined necessary in each instance by
county council resolution, subsequently at intervals of four (4)
years,] a [merit system review commission, the functions of
which are to] Merit System Review Commission
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resolution.
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(ii) The Commission's duties are to:
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strengthen the system of checks and balances among those
officials and agencies of county government having merit
system responsibilities; and [to]
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examine and recommend legislative or administrative
revision to the merit system in keeping with the intent of
the [county charter] Charter and this [article] Article and
with
new
developments
in
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field
of public
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administration and personnel management.
(iii) The [commission shall be an eleven-member body composed of]
Commission has
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members who are appropriately qualified
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[county citizens] County residents [and established by a
resolution of the county council]. The [county executive shall]
Executive must appoint [five (5) of the]
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members [of this
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commission and the county council shall] and the Council must
appoint the remaining members.
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Each [commission shall tenninate] Commission tenninates after
it [renders to the county council] submits its final report to the
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rliner, President, County Council
Approved:
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This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk ofthe Council
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