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Session Laws, 1959
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1440                             Joint Resolutions

transportation, housing, health and sanitation facilities, child care,
schooling and community acceptance; and

Whereas, It is the desire of the General Assembly of Maryland
that these problems be studied in order to bring all the available
facilities of the affected governmental agencies and existing statutes
to bear on the vital issues that arise in connection with the use of
migratory workers; and

Whereas, Certain public and private agencies have contact and
actively participate in their various individual capacities with the
migratory labor movement; therefore, the committee shall be com-
posed of the below listed individuals or their representatives:

Director, State Department of Health;

Director, State Department of Welfare;

State Superintendent of Education;

Commissioner, Department of Labor and Industry;

Executive Director, Department of Employment Security;

Drector, Agrcultural DIRECTOR, AGRICULTURAL Extension
Service, University of Maryland;

Superintendent, Maryland State Police;

Executive-Secretary, Maryland-Delaware Council of Churches;

Representative of the Catholic Rural Life Conference;

Executive-Secretary, Tri-State Packers Association;

Secretary, Maryland Farm Bureau, Inc.;

Secretary, Maryland State Grange;

President of Maryland State Fruit and Vegetable Growers As-
sociations ;

Secretary-Treasurer, Maryland State and District of Columbia
A.F.L.-C.I.O.; now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the General Assembly of Maryland, that a committee
for the regulation and study of migratory labor in Maryland be and
hereby is created as above constituted, and said committee is au-
thorized to develop and recommend standards which will assure that
out-of-state farm laborers shall be brought to, maintained, and em-
ployed in Maryland under conditions that meet satisfactory standards
of housing, sanitation, health and welfare; to work in close harmony
with farmers, growers, and interested social welfare and church
groups to further a sound economic and moral atmosphere for these
workers and their families; and be it further

Resolved, that the Governor of Maryland be requested to notify
the several officers and agencies listed hereinabove of the adoption
of this Joint Resolution requesting that they comply with its pro-
visions and send representatives to meet and organize as in this
Joint Resolution requested; and be it further

Resolved, that said committee shall submit an annual report to the
Governor covering its activities and embodying such recommenda-
tions and suggested legislation as it may deem to be necessary and
desirable, and that such report shall be submitted on or before Novem-
ber 1 of each calendar year.

Approved March 24, 1959.


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