The Maryland Juvenile Justice Advisory Council
was established in 1984 as an independent unit
within the Department of Health and Mental Hy-
giene (Executive Order 01.01.1984.08). In 1987,
the Council was placed under the Juvenile Services
Agency (Executive Order 01.01.1987.21). The
Council became part of the Governor's Office in
1988 (Executive Order 01.01.1988.01).
The Council advises the Governor and appropri-
ate State agencies on all matters pertaining to the
juvenile justice system and delinquency prevention.
The Council is the designated State agency to
receive formula grant funds under provisions of the
federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Preven-
tion Act of 1974 (EL. 93-415), as amended by the
Juvenile Justice Amendments of 1980 (PL. 96-
509). The Council's responsibilities include devel-
oping an annual plan (in accordance with the
federal Act), establishing grant procedures, and
making grant awards. Fiscal administration of grant
funds is provided by the Juvenile Services Agency
The Council consists of from fifteen to thirty-
three members appointed by the Governor to
three-year terms. The Governor designates the
COMMITTEE FOR THE MARTIN
LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY
Chairperson: Hilda E. Ford, Secretary of Personnel
Dr. Walter G. Amprey; Alma T. Bell; Dr. Lane
Berk; Leonard A. Blackshear; William Boucher III;
Gail Bowerman; Fernando Bren; Katherine Chin;
Lorraine Flowers; Jill M. Greenberg; Edward T.
Lewis, Ph.D.; William Mason; Althea P. Moore;
David Rakes; Benjamin Whitten.
Steven C. Newsome, State Coordinator
84 Franklin St.
Annapolis, MD 21401 974-2893
In September 1985, the Governor appointed
the Maryland Coordinating Committee for the
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday The Committee
develops commemorative and educational pro-
grams in tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
(1929-1968). Dr. King led the civil rights move-
ment which brought an end to the system of segre-
gation in this country He was awarded the Nobel
Peace Prize in 1964.
The birthday of Dr. King, January 15th, has
been observed as a State holiday in Maryland since
1975 (Chapter 440, Acts of 1974). Its observance
as a national holiday began in 1986.
KOREAN WAR MEMORIAL
Chairperson: Daniel B. Brewster
Claude L. Callegary; Mary A. Conroy; Robert N.
Ford; G. R. Hovey Johnson; Arthur A. Marshall,
Jr.; Charles Bucky Muth; Robert G. Wilson;
Eleanor P. Wimbish; Jeanette Wolman; Thomas
Charles Bucky Muth, Director
Lexington and Gay Sts.
Baltimore, MD 21202 333-1493/4
In July 1986, the Governor created the Korean
War Memorial Commission at the request of the
General Assembly (Joint Resolution no. 3, Acts of
1985). The Commission is to make recommenda-
tions regarding the design, construction, and place-
ment of a memorial to Marylanders who served in
the Korean War. Dedication of the memorial is
planned for Veterans Day, November 11, 1989.
Additionally, the Commission will compile a list
of Marylanders who died in or are still declared
missing-in-action from the Korean War.
LANDLORD-TENANT LAWS STUDY
Joseph A. Ciotola, Administrative Judge, District 1,
District Court of Maryland
Y. Hillel Abrams; James J. Ackerman; Douglas M.
Bregman; Mark S. Chodak; Mary Willis Clarke;
Linda Doyle; David M. Harris; Bruce M.
Herschlag; Jay L. Lenrow; Charles Piccinini; Joy
R. Sakamoto-Wengel; Lincoln B. Stokes; Carol
Sweet; Sue P. Waller; Vicki Ballou Watts.
Jane Schukoske, Reporter
University of Baltimore Law School
1420 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 625-3411
The Governor established the Landlord-Tenant
Laws Study Commission in 1970 at the request of
the General Assembly (Joint Resolution no. 46,
Acts of 1970). The Commission studies current
State and local laws, ordinances, and regulations
concerning landlord-tenant law in order to formu-
late an all-encompassing revision and consolidation
of landlord-tenant law in Maryland.