Bill No.
20-13
Concerning: General
Provisions
Computation of Deadlines
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Revised:
6/20/2013
Introduced:
June 25.2013
Enacted:
July 16. 2013
Executive:
July 29. 2013
Effective:
October 28. 2013
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Laws of Mont. Co.
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COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Council President at the Request of the County Executive
AN
ACT to:
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clarify how deadlines are computed under Charter, Code, and resolutions; and
generally amend the law on rules of interpretation of the Code.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 1, General Provisions
Sec. 1-301
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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BILL
No. 20-13
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Section 1-301 is amended as follows:
1-301. Rules of interpretation.
The following rules of interpretation apply to resolutions adopted by the
Council, laws enacted by the Council, and the County Charter:
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How to compute deadlines.
If the Charter or Code or g resolution
requires or allows a person to perform an act within a specific time
period measured in days, the person must compute the deadline in the
following manner:
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Count the day after the event as the first day of the period, if the
period follows an event.
(2) Count the remaining number of days in the period. However, if
the period is 7 days or less, omit Saturdays, Sundays, and legal
holidays.
(3) Do not count the last day if it is a Saturday, Sunday, or legal
holiday or if the office where the person must file a paper or
perform an act is not open during the regular hours ofthat office.
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Approved:
Nancy Navarro, President, County Council
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