Montgomery County Delegation
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MC/PG 104-15 Maryland–National Capital Park and Planning Commission Reform Act of 2015
Requested by Delegate Valentino-Smith
Synopsis For the purpose of establishing that the Maryland Youth Camp Act and the regulations issued under the Act apply to programs and activities directed or operated by the Maryland–National Capital Park and Planning Commission in Prince George’s County; altering a certain defined term to repeal the authority of the Commission to receive funds and determine an annual program in Prince George’s County under Program Open Space; prohibiting the Commission from purchasing certain interests or rights in real property in Prince George’s County for the preservation of open space without the prior approval of the Prince George’s County Council acting in a certain capacity; repealing the delegation to the Commission of the authority granted to Prince George’s County relating to the Patuxent River Watershed plan; requiring the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County to charge the Commission a certain recordation fee; repealing an exemption from State requirements for public improvements for Commission projects in Prince George’s County; requiring the Office of Legislative Audits in the Department of Legislative Services to conduct a certain performance audit of the Commission on request of a certain person; requiring the Department, on or before a certain date, to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the Commission’s operations and activities relating to Prince George’s County and to submit a certain report to the General Assembly; requiring the Department to conduct a certain subsequent evaluation on request of a certain person; requiring the Commission during a certain evaluation to promptly provide certain information and cooperate with the Department to carry out certain requirements; authorizing the Commission to provide certain information in a format that protects the confidentiality of individuals; requiring the Department to follow procedures to maintain the confidentiality of certain information, documents, or proceedings; defining a certain term; and generally relating to the powers of the Maryland–National Capital Park and Planning Commission.
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House Bill Number HB 675
Bill History This bill will be acted on in the Prince George's County House Delegation first.
Local Action House - Montgomery County Delegation:

1/16/15 - Montgomery County House Delegation Meeting:  Late-filed bill vote: Favorable (unanimous) - Voting list

(2/3’s majority vote in House Delegation needed to accept as late-filed bill and to schedule for a public hearing)

 

1/23/15 - Montgomery County House Delegation Public Hearing - 170 Lowe House Office Bldg., Annapolis - AGENDA

- Assigned to the Metro Washington Area Committee

 

2/23/15 - Metro Washing Area Committee Meeting - AGENDA - Favorable as amended (5-0) - Voting list

Prince George's County House Delegation Amendments

  2/27/15 - Montgomery County House Delegation Meeting - AGENDA - Special order one week - Voting list
 

3/6/15 - Montgomery County House Delegation Meeting - AGENDA - Favorable as amended (23-0) - Voting list

Bill moves to the Senate Delegations and the Environment and Transportation Committee

   
Local Action House - Prince George's County Delegation:

2/20/14 - Prince George's County House Delegation Meeting - Favorable with amendments

Bill moves to the Montgomery County House Delegation and the Environment and Transportation Committee

   
Local Action Senate - Montgomery County Delegation: 3/30/15 - Montgomery County Senate Delegation Meeting - AGENDA - Favorable as amended (8-0) - Voting list
   
Local Action Senate - Prince George's County Delegation:  
   
House Action: 2/12/15 - First Reading Environment and Transportation Committee
  3/17/15 - Environment and Transportation Committee Public Hearing - 1:00 p.m.
  3/23/15 - Favorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation Committee
 

3/23/15 - Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted

                Second Reading Passed

  3/23/15 - Third Reading Passed (137-3)
  4/13/15 - Returned Passed
   
   
Senate Action: 3/24/15 - First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee
  3/31/15 - Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee Public Hearing - 1:00 p.m.
  4/8/15 - Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee
 

4/10/15 - Favorable Report Adopted

                Second Reading Passed

  4/11/15 - Third Reading Passed (46-0)
   
Action After Passage:

5/12/15 - Approved by the Governor

                Chapter 448