Legislative Work 2012
Title: Technical Corrections Lead: County Council Cosponsors: Latest Action: Signed into Law – 2/12/13, Ch. 4 LMC 2013, Effective 5/14/13 Summary: Corrects technical, reference and codification errors to provisions in County Law
Title: Capital Improvements Program - Child Care Assessment Lead: Riemer Cosponsors: Floreen, Andrews, Navarro, Ervin, Rice, Berliner Latest Action: Signed into Law – 3/15/13, Ch. 8 LMC 2013, Effective 6/14/13 Summary:
Bill 38-12 requires the county to provide a facilities impact assessment that would analyze the feasibility of including child care space for certain capital projects.
Title: Housing - Capital Improvements Program - Affordable Housing Assessment Lead: Berliner Cosponsors: Riemer, Ervin, Floreen, Leventhal, Andrews, Navarro, Rice Latest Action: Signed into Law – 2/12/13, Ch. 3 LMC 2013, Effective 5/14/13 Summary:
Bill 37-12 requires an assessment to be included in certain capital projects that analyzes feasibility and impact of including affordable housing in the project.
Title: Taxation - Hotel/Motel Tax - Use of Revenues Lead: Floreen Cosponsors: Rice, Berliner, Navarro Latest Action: Signed into Law – 2/25/13, Ch. 6 LMC 2013, Effective 7/1/13 Summary:
Bill 36-12 increases funding for the Montgomery County Conference & Visitors Bureau.
Title: Health and Sanitation - Smoking - County Property Lead: Floreen Cosponsors: Navarro, Rice, Riemer, Leventhal, Elrich, Andrews Latest Action: Signed into Law – 2/25/13, Ch. 5 LMC 2013, Effective 5/27/13 Summary:
Bill 33-12 prohibits smoking on most outdoor property owned or leased by the County including health facilities, bus stops, parks, parking garages, plazas and some other public places.
Title: Personnel - Regulations - Persons with Disabilities - Noncompetitive Appointment Lead: Andrews Cosponsors: Rice, Navarro, Leventhal, Ervin, Floreen, Elrich, Berliner, Riemer Latest Action: Signed into Law – 2/12/13, Ch. 1 LMC 2013, Effective 5/14/13 Summary:
Adoption of regulations permitting non-competitive appointment of a qualified person with severe disability to a county merit position
Title: Swimming Pools - Defibrillators Lead: Leventhal Cosponsors: Riemer, Rice, Navarro, Andrews, Elrich, Floreen Latest Action: Signed into Law – 11/26/12, Ch. 23 LMC 2012, Effective 11/13/13 Summary:
Bill 26-12 Requires every functioning public swimming pool have at least one automatic defibrillator available and in good working order and to maintain at least one staff member who is trained and currently certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillators (AED) at all times.
Title: Erosion, Sediment Control and Stormwater Management - Coal Tar Pavement Products Lead: Rice Cosponsors: Navarro, Elrich, Riemer, Ervin Latest Action: Signed into Law – 9/18/12, Ch. 16 LMC 2012, Effective 12/18/12 Summary:
Prohibits the use and sale of coal tar pavement products in Montgomery County. Coal tar is a known carcinogen commonly used to coat asphalt and concrete areas such as driveways and parking lots.
Title: Human Rights and Civil Liberties - Displaced Service Workers Lead: Ervin Cosponsors: Rice, Elrich, Riemer Latest Action: Signed into Law – 12/21/12, Ch. 18 LMC 2012, Effective 12/21/12 Summary:
Bill 19-12 Provides temporary job protection for certain service workers upon termination of their employer's contract.
Title: Economic Development Fund - Amendments Lead: Berliner and Riemer Cosponsors: Ervin, Elrich, Leventhal, Navarro, Rice Latest Action: Signed into Law – 12/20/12, Ch. 17 LMC 2012, Effective 12/20/12 Summary:
Bill 14-12 Requires the County Executive to submit a strategic economic development plan when using funds that are designated specifically for establishing private businesses when the amount is $100,000.00 or more.
Title: Personnel - Special Days of Commemoration - Amendments Lead: Ervin Cosponsors: Floreen, Navarro, Riemer, Andrews, Leventhal, Rice, Elrich and Berliner Latest Action: Signed into Law – 4/2/12, Ch. 4 LMC 2012, Effective 7/2/12 Summary:
Bill 1-12 adds Korean American Day as a day of special commemoration for Montgomery County.