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2019 Maryland Legislative Session
Each year the Board of County Commissioners submits a list of legislative requests to the locally elected delegation to the Maryland
General Assembly. Under the State Constitution, county commissioner forms of government do not have the authority to pass public
local laws. For this reason, the commissioners must ask the local legislative delegation to submit bills for changes to the local laws
on their behalf to the General Assembly. If these bills are submitted, they then follow the state legislative process

In addition to the legislative requests, the Board of County Commissioners may also ask the local legislative delegation, which includes
two State Senators and three House Delegates, to take a specific position on other legislation being considered during the General
Assembly session. 

Legislative Requests

Original legislative requests for the upcoming 2019 Legislative Session were submitted on November 16, 2018. The letter was
sent to:  Senators Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. and Jack Bailey, and Delegates Jerry Clark, Mark N. Fisher, and Michael A. Jackson.

An update to the original legislative requests was submitted on January 8, 2019. The letter was sent to: Senators Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. and Jack Bailey, and Delegates Jerry Clark, Mark N. Fisher, and Michael A. Jackson.

Legislative Correspondence

Letters of Support to Senators Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. and Jack Bailey, and Delegates Jerry Clark, Mark N. Fisher, and Michael A. Jackson dated January 8, 2019 (for Public Transportation Operations).

Letters of Support to Senators Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. and Jack Bailey, and Delegates Jerry Clark, Mark N. Fisher, and Michael A. Jackson dated January 8, 2019 (Options for Older Adults - Mental Illness).

Letters of Support to Senators Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. and Jack Bailey, and Delegates Jerry Clark, Mark N. Fisher, and Michael A. Jackson dated January 8, 2019 (Local Management Boards).

The following table provides links to all other correspondence to the Senators & Delegates during the 2019 session.  All legislative
actions for the session will be completed in June 2019. 

 
House

Senate

Description

Correspondence
     BILLS BASED UPON REQUESTS FROM THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS  
    (Calvert County Request Number 1) - To provide peer review and evaluation of personnel actions within the correctional system through a Correctional Officer Bill of Rights.  
    (Calvert County Request Number 2) - Conversion of Correctional Officers to Correctional Deputies.   
HB623   (Calvert County Request Number 3) - Calvert County - Local Debt Bonding Authority - Authorizing and empowering the County Commissioners of Calvert County, from time to time, to borrow not more than $10,320,000 to finance the construction, improvement, or development of certain public buildings, roads, and facilities in Calvert County, as herein defined, and to effect such borrowing by the issuance and sale at public or private sale of its general obligation bonds in like par amount; etc. Letter of Support  
HB622   (Calvert County Request Number 4) - Criminal Law - Trespass - Refusal or Failure to Leave Public Building or Grounds - Prohibiting a person who has been served a court order, a trespass warning, or any other official government document prohibiting the person from returning to a public building or grounds, from refusing or failing to leave a public building or grounds, or a specific part of a public building or grounds under certain circumstances. Letter of Support 
HB1258    (Calvert County Request Number 5) - Calvert County - Length of Service Award Program - Death Benefits - Providing that a qualified volunteer of certain fire and rescue entities in Calvert County who dies in the line of duty is eligible for a death benefit of $6,000 under certain circumstances; and altering the definition of "qualified volunteer". Letter of Support 


Other Proposed Legislation

                                   

     CROSS-FILED BILLS  
HB0654  SB0937  Wireless Facilities - Installation and Regulation - Establishing procedures and requirements for the deployment, installation, and regulation of certain wireless telecommunications facilities in the State; prohibiting an authority from entering into an exclusive agreement for the use of certain rights-of-way for certain purposes; authorizing an authority to impose certain rates and fees for use of certain rights-of-way in a certain manner and subject to certain limitations; authorizing a wireless provider to collocate certain facilities and use certain rights-of-way; etc.  Letter of Opposition  
HB1020 SB0713 Wireless Facilities - Permitting and Siting - Establishing procedures and requirements for the permitting, installation, and regulation of certain wireless telecommunications facilities in the State; authorizing a wireless provider to install and maintain certain facilities in certain rights-of-way in accordance with certain provisions; prohibiting the use of a public right-of-way from obstructing or hindering certain other uses; prohibiting a certain local law from prohibiting the installation of certain facilities or discriminating among certain providers; etc. Letter of Support
    HOUSE BILLS   
     
     SENATE BILLS  
   

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