WILLIAM DONALD SCHAEFER, Governor Ch. 594
[(3)](2) All expenses incident to the proper administration and
enforcement of this article in Harford County, including one half the salaries of the
members of the Board, and the proper proportion of the salaries of any employees of the
Board, whose duties include the handling of licenses, including the salaries of officers,
inspectors, etc., shall be deducted proportionately from the shares of the license fees
payable [as above], AS set forth IN THIS SUBSECTION, to the general funds of the
County and the governing bodies of the three municipalities.
[(4)](3) (i) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in Harford
County, prior to the beginning of each fiscal year, the Harford County Board of License
Commissioners shall submit an annual budget to the Harford County Council and County
Executive for review.
(ii) Except as provided under § 163(i)(3) of this article, the budget is
not subject to approval by the County Council or County Executive.
(iii) The expenditure of license fees collected by the County Board for
the administration and enforcement of County liquor laws is a matter entirely within the
sound discretion of the County Board and the provisions of this subsection.
(n) In Prince George's County, the [Clerk of the Court not issuing licenses,
collecting fees, nor earning a fee of $1.00 per license issued, the Treasurer of] Prince
George's County DIRECTOR OF FINANCE shall collect fees for the [Board of] County
[Commissioners which Board] COUNCIL, WHICH shall use such portion of such receipts
as may be necessary to pay the salaries and expenses of the Board of License
Commissioners for [said] THE County.
[(o) In Queen Anne's County the Clerk shall account for and pay to the County
Commissioners within five days following payment, all license fees received by him, less
the Clerk's commission for each license.]
(O) IN SOMERSET COUNTY, THE COUNTY TREASURER SHALL ISSUE A LOCAL
LICENSE UNDER THIS ARTICLE, ON APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION BY THE BOARD
OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS AND PAYMENT OF THE FEE FOR THE LICENSE
(r) [In] Washington County [the Clerk shall retain the Clerk's commission and
pay the remaining license fees collected by him to the] Board of License Commissioners
[for said County, who] shall deduct [therefrom] FROM THE LICENSE FEES such sums
as may be necessary to pay the salaries of the Board and such additional sum as the Board
may deem necessary to pay its employees, and such other expenses as the Board may
deem necessary, and shall pay over the net proceeds of such license fees ratably to the
incorporated town in which the place of business is located or to the County
Commissioners for the use of the County, if the place of business is not located in an
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