AGENDA ITEM 6A
December 12, 201 7
Introduction
MEMORANDUM
December 8, 2017
TO:
FROM:
SUBJECT:
County Council
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Amanda Mihill, Legislative Attomey8x\¾Jl
Introduction:
Bill 39-17, Streets and Roads - Roadway Solicitation and Distribution
- Prohibition
Bill 39-17, Streets and Roads - Roadway Solicitation and Distribution - Prohibition, sponsored by
Lead Sponsor Councilmember Rice, is scheduled to be introduced on December 12, 2017. A public
hearing is tentatively scheduled for January 30, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.
Bill 39-17 would prohibit a person from standing in a roadway to solicit, sell, or distribute any
material to certain occupants of motor vehicles under certain conditions and generally regulate
solicitation or distribution by pedestrians of occupants of motor vehicles in the roadway. The Lead
Sponsor ofBill 39-17, Councilmember Rice, is working on a format to provide data on deaths and
injuries that will assist the Council in its consideration ofBill 39-17.
This packet contains:
Bill 39-17
Legislative Request Report
Circle#
1
3
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Bill No. -----'3=9'--1.:....:7 _ _ _ __
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Concerning: Streets and
Roads
Roadway Solicitation and Distribution
- Prohibition
Revised: 11/27/2017
Draft No. 1
Introduced:
December 12, 2017
Expires:
June 12 2019
Enacted: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Sunset Date: __.:....;.No=n--=e_ _ _ _ _ __
Ch. _ _ , Laws of Mont. Co. _ _ __
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
Lead Sponsor: Councilmember Rice
AN ACT
to:
(1) prohibit a person from standing in a roadway to solicit, sell, or distribute any material to
certain occupants of motor vehicles under certain conditions; and
(2) generally regulate solicitation or distribution by pedestrians of occupants of motor
vehicles in the roadway; and
(3) generally amend County law governing conduct in streets and roads.
By adding
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 49, Streets and Roads
Section 49-19C
Boldface
Underlining
[Single boldface brackets]
Double underlining
[[Double boldface brackets]]
* * *
Heading or defined term.
Added to existing law by original bill.
Deletedfrom existing law by original bill.
Added by amendment.
Deletedfrom existing law or the bill by amendment.
Existing law unaffected by bill.
The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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BILL
No. 39-17
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Section
1.
Section 49-19C is added as follows:
49-19C.
Roadway solicitation and distribution.
Prohibition.
A person must not stand in
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roadway to solicit, sell, or
distribute any material to the occupant of any motor vehicle stopped on
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roadway in obedience to
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public roadway if the person remains on the surrounding
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sidewalks and unpaved shoulders, and not in or on the roadway itself,
including the medians and islands.
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Penalty.
Any violation of this Section is
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Class C violation.
Section 2. Effective date.
County Code Section 49-19C, as added by Section
1 of this Act, takes effect on October 1, 2018.
Approved:
Hans D. Riemer, President, County Council
Date
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Approved:
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Isiah Leggett, County Executive
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Date
This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
Date
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LEGISLATIVE REQUEST REPORT
Bill39-17
Streets and Roads
-
Roadway Solicitation and Distribution
-
Prohibition
DESCRIPTION:
Bill 39-17 would prohibit a person from standing in a roadway to
solicit, sell, or distribute any material to certain occupants of motor
vehicles under certain conditions and generally regulate solicitation or
distribution by pedestrians of occupants of motor vehicles in the
roadway
There have been incidents at traffic light controlled intersections where
pedestrians have been injured or killed while soliciting or distributing
in the roadway.
To protect the public at traffic light controlled intersections.
Montgomery County Police Department
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be researched.
Amanda Mihill, Legislative Attorney, 240-777-7815
To be researched.
PROBLEM:
GOALS AND
OBJECTIVES:
COORDINATION:
FISCAL IMPACT:
ECONOMIC
IMPACT:
EVALUATION:
EXPERIENCE
ELSEWHERE:
SOURCE OF
INFORMATION:
APPLICATION
WITHIN
MUNICIPALITIES:
PENALTIES:
NIA
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AGENDA ITEM 6A
December 12, 201 7
Introduction
MEMORANDUM
December 8, 2017
TO:
FROM:
SUBJECT:
County Council
-,~
Amanda Mihill, Legislative Attomey8x\¾Jl
Introduction:
Bill 39-17, Streets and Roads - Roadway Solicitation and Distribution
- Prohibition
Bill 39-17, Streets and Roads - Roadway Solicitation and Distribution - Prohibition, sponsored by
Lead Sponsor Councilmember Rice, is scheduled to be introduced on December 12, 2017. A public
hearing is tentatively scheduled for January 30, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.
Bill 39-17 would prohibit a person from standing in a roadway to solicit, sell, or distribute any
material to certain occupants of motor vehicles under certain conditions and generally regulate
solicitation or distribution by pedestrians of occupants of motor vehicles in the roadway. The Lead
Sponsor ofBill 39-17, Councilmember Rice, is working on a format to provide data on deaths and
injuries that will assist the Council in its consideration ofBill 39-17.
This packet contains:
Bill 39-17
Legislative Request Report
Circle#
1
3
F:\LAW\BILLS\1739 Streets And Road-Roadway Solicitation And Distribution\Intro Memo.Docx
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Bill No. -----'3=9'--1.:....:7 _ _ _ __
_
Concerning: Streets and
Roads
Roadway Solicitation and Distribution
- Prohibition
Revised: 11/27/2017
Draft No. 1
Introduced:
December 12, 2017
Expires:
June 12 2019
Enacted: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Sunset Date: __.:....;.No=n--=e_ _ _ _ _ __
Ch. _ _ , Laws of Mont. Co. _ _ __
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
Lead Sponsor: Councilmember Rice
AN ACT
to:
(1) prohibit a person from standing in a roadway to solicit, sell, or distribute any material to
certain occupants of motor vehicles under certain conditions; and
(2) generally regulate solicitation or distribution by pedestrians of occupants of motor
vehicles in the roadway; and
(3) generally amend County law governing conduct in streets and roads.
By adding
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 49, Streets and Roads
Section 49-19C
Boldface
Underlining
[Single boldface brackets]
Double underlining
[[Double boldface brackets]]
* * *
Heading or defined term.
Added to existing law by original bill.
Deletedfrom existing law by original bill.
Added by amendment.
Deletedfrom existing law or the bill by amendment.
Existing law unaffected by bill.
The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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BILL
No. 39-17
1
2
Section
1.
Section 49-19C is added as follows:
49-19C.
Roadway solicitation and distribution.
Prohibition.
A person must not stand in
~
3
4
ill
roadway to solicit, sell, or
distribute any material to the occupant of any motor vehicle stopped on
~
5
6
roadway in obedience to
~
traffic control signal
light
However,
~
person may solicit, sell, or distribute material to the occupant of~ motor
vehicle on
~
7
public roadway if the person remains on the surrounding
8
9
sidewalks and unpaved shoulders, and not in or on the roadway itself,
including the medians and islands.
1O
11
12
13
14
15
.(hl
Penalty.
Any violation of this Section is
~
Class C violation.
Section 2. Effective date.
County Code Section 49-19C, as added by Section
1 of this Act, takes effect on October 1, 2018.
Approved:
Hans D. Riemer, President, County Council
Date
16
Approved:
17
Isiah Leggett, County Executive
18
Date
This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
19
Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
Date
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LEGISLATIVE REQUEST REPORT
Bill39-17
Streets and Roads
-
Roadway Solicitation and Distribution
-
Prohibition
DESCRIPTION:
Bill 39-17 would prohibit a person from standing in a roadway to
solicit, sell, or distribute any material to certain occupants of motor
vehicles under certain conditions and generally regulate solicitation or
distribution by pedestrians of occupants of motor vehicles in the
roadway
There have been incidents at traffic light controlled intersections where
pedestrians have been injured or killed while soliciting or distributing
in the roadway.
To protect the public at traffic light controlled intersections.
Montgomery County Police Department
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be researched.
Amanda Mihill, Legislative Attorney, 240-777-7815
To be researched.
PROBLEM:
GOALS AND
OBJECTIVES:
COORDINATION:
FISCAL IMPACT:
ECONOMIC
IMPACT:
EVALUATION:
EXPERIENCE
ELSEWHERE:
SOURCE OF
INFORMATION:
APPLICATION
WITHIN
MUNICIPALITIES:
PENALTIES:
NIA
F:\LAW\BILLS\1739 Streets And Road-Roadway Solicitation And Distribution\LRR.Docx