2009 Regular Session


File Code: Counties - Generally
Sponsored By:
Delegate Kelly
Western Maryland Code Home Rule Counties - Police Departments - Local Referendum Required


Providing that, if the county commissioners of a code home rule county in the Western Maryland class, by ordinance, create or expand a county police bureau, unit, or department, authorize the appointment of or appoint individuals as police officers with full law enforcement powers, or transfer certain responsibility for the county detention center from the Sheriff's Office, the ordinance shall be submitted to a local referendum in the county; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Allegany County
Code Counties
Correctional Institutions -see also- Patuxent Institution
County Commissioners
Elections Supervisors
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws.
Public Employees -see also- State Employees

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 2-309 )
Article - 25B Home Rule for Code Counties
( 13C-2 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered