LAWS OF MARYLAND
(c) (1) In Montgomery County and Baltimore City, the public
school employer may negotiate with the employee organization
designated as the exclusive representative for the public school
employees in a unit, a reasonable service or representation fee,
to be charged nonmembers for representing them in negotiations,
contract administration, including grievances, and other
activities as are required under subsection (b) of this section.
(2) The service or representation fee may not exceed
the annual dues of the members of the organization.
(3) An employee who is a substitute teacher and who
works on a short-term day-to-day basis is not required to pay a
service or representation fee.
(4) An employee whose religious beliefs are opposed
to joining or financially supporting any collective bargaining
(i) Not required to pay a service or
representation fee, and
(ii). Required to pay an amount of money as
determined in subsection (c)(2) of this section to a
nonreligious, nonunion charity or to such other charitable
organization as may be mutually agreed upon by the employee and
the exclusive representative, and who furnishes to the public
school employer and the exclusive representative written proof of
(D) IN ALLEGANY COUNTY AND WASHINGTON COUNTY, THE PUBLIC
SCHOOL" ' EMPLOYER MAY NEGOTIATE WITH THE EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION
DESIGNATED AS THE EXCLUSIVE REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL
EMPLOYEES IN A UNIT, A REASONABLE SERVICE OR REPRESENTATION FEE,
TO BE CHARGED NONMEMBERS FOR REPRESENTING THEM IN NEGOTIATION,
CONTACT CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION, INCLUDING GRIEVANCES, AND OTHER
ACTIVITIES SPECIFIED UNDER SUBSECTION (B) OF THIS SECTION.
SECTION 2. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That this Act shall
take effect July 1, 1987.
Approved June 2, 1987.
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