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Session Laws, 1996
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PARRIS N. GLENDENING, Governor

Ch. 674

CHAPTER 674
(Senate Bill 666)

AN ACT concerning

Charter Counties - Vacancies - Special Elections

FOR the purpose of authorizing a charter county to provide for the conduct of a special
election in the event of a vacancy in the county council that occurs under certain
circumstances; requiring a local election board to conduct special elections under
certain circumstances; authorizing a local election board to develop certain
regulations for the conduct of special elections; making this Act contingent on the
passage of a certain Constitutional Amendment; and generally relating to the
authority of a charter county to hold a special election.

BY repealing and reenacting, with amendments,

Article 25A - Chartered Counties of Maryland

Section 5(Q)

Annotated Code of Maryland

(1994 Replacement Volume and 1995 Supplement)

BY adding to

Article 33 - Election Code

Section 2-9(h)

Annotated Code of Maryland

(1993 Replacement Volume and 1995 Supplement)

SECTION 1. BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF
MARYLAND, That the Laws of Maryland read as follows:

Article 25A - Chartered Counties of Maryland

5.

(Q)

(1) To provide for the appointment and removal of all county officers except
those whose appointment or election is provided for by the Constitution or public general
law, and to establish a merit system, if deemed desirable, in connection with the
appointment of all county officials and employees not elected or appointed under the
Constitution and the public general laws; to fix the qualifications and term of office of
such county executive authority as may be established, and to fix its compensation;
provided that the county council may enact local laws designed to prevent conflicts
between the private interests and public duties of any county officers, including members
of the county council, and to govern the conduct and actions of all such county officers in
the performance of their public duties, and to provide for penalties, including removal
from office, for violation of any such laws or the regulations adopted thereunder.

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