consists of members who have an interest in or
experience with landlord-tenant problems.
ADVISORY COUNCIL TO THE LEGAL
Chairperson: James S. Maffitt
John W, Beckley, Esther Eddington, William A.
Franch, James J. Lombardi, Robert H. Reinhart,
Stuart H. Rome, Russell Stewart, one vacancy.
915 Blaustein Building
One North Charles Street
Baltimore 21201 Telephone: 752-3650
The Governor appointed members of this
Council in 1976 pursuant to the Legal Services
Corporation Act of 1974, P.L. 93-355. The Act
was amended in 1977 by P.L. 95-222. Members
serve one-year terms.
The Council is to notify the Legal Services
Corporation of any apparent violation of the Act
and to provide the Corporation with suggestions
on the best way to provide high quality legal as-
sistance to the poor and on other matters deemed
advisable by the Council.
GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION TO
STUDY THE LIABILITY OF PUBLIC
Chairperson: Nolan H. Rogers
Jeffrey A. Austin, Henry G. Bosz, Susan Buswell,
Jerome F. Connell, Sr„ Ernest S. Cookerly,
Walter R. Dean, Jr., Gilbert D. Hanks, Wil-
liam S. James, James E. Kenkel, Thomas J.
Peddicord, Jr., Joseph E. Owens, Joseph
Sherbow, James C. Simpson, Edward S.
Starkloff, H. Louis Stettler III, Dr. Edward A.
Tomlinson, James T. Wharton.
Research Assistant: Michael S. Scher
Offices of the Attorney General
State Highway Administration
300 West Preston Street
Baltimore 21201 Telephone: 383-4350
The Acting Governor appointed this Commis-
sion in 1977 at the request of the General Assem-
bly to study the liability of State, county, and
municipal employees for torts arising out of their
employment (Res. No. 16, Acts of 1977).
The Commission consists of two members of the
Senate appointed by the President; two members
of the House of Delegates appointed by the Speaker;
a representative of the State Treasurer's Office
appointed by the State Treasurer; one representa-
tive each from the Department of Personnel, the
Department of Budget and Fiscal Planning, and the
Governor's Office, all appointed by the Governor;
a representative of the Maryland Classified
Employees Association; a representative of the
American Federation of State, County, and Munici-
pal Employees; a representative of the Attorney
General's Office appointed by the Attorney Gener-
al; a representative of county government appointed
by the Maryland Association of Counties; a repre-
sentative of municipal government appointed by the
Maryland Municipal League; and a representative
of Baltimore City appointed by the mayor.
A report was submitted to the Acting Gover-
nor and the General Assembly in October 1978.
GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION ON
MENTALLY RETARDED PERSONS IN
THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
John J. Bishop, Jr., Walter R. Dean, Jr., Howard
A. Denis, Herbert Fedder, Elmer F. Hagner,
Jr., Elizabeth Haynie, Martha lrvin, John
Kidwell, John F. Monaghan, Rex C. Smith,
Richard C. Wertz.
The Acting Governor created this Commission
by Executive Order November 16, 1977, at the
request of the General Assembly (Res. No. 53,
Acts of 1977), Members initially were appointed.
for one-year terms by the Governor; however, the
term of service for Commission members was ex-
tended through March 31,1979.
The Commission is to investigate the number,
sociological backgrounds, and needs of mentally
retarded persons in the criminal justice system;
establish what services and programs are offered
to them; and develop a long-range comprehensive
plan for appropriately dealing with mentally re-
tarded persons in the criminal justice system. The
Commission is to report its findings and recom-
mendations to the Governor and the General As-
COMMISSION TO STUDY THE OPER-
ATION OF SECURITY GUARDS AND
Chairperson: Marshall M. Meyer
Vice-Chairperson: Emory A. Plitt, Jr.