Skip to Main Content
<< Back | Return to Main COMAR Search Page

15 records match your request.

FileAbstract
advisoryo.1991.01.htm 91.01. OPINION NO. 91-1. An advisory opinion has been requested regarding whether a member of the Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators may also serve on the Board of Directors of the Health Facilities Association of Maryland (HFAM) Based on prior opinions applying the Public Ethics Law to members of Health Department licensing boards, we advise that this type of dual service is, unless exempted, within the employment prohibition of the Law.This request is presented
advisoryo.1991.02.htm 91.02. OPINION NO. 91-2. A former Division Director in the Waste Management Administration (the Requestor) has requested advice as to whether he may through his current consulting business assist a private client in a situation involving the Department of the Environment, which arose while he was a State employee, and with which he had some involvement. We advise the Requestor that this activity would constitute assistance of a party other than the State in a matter in which he participated whil
advisoryo.1991.03.htm 91.03. OPINION NO. 91-3. An advisory opinion has been requested as to whether an Assistant Manager in the Office of Employment and Training's Management and Technical Assistance Unit may be a consultant on a contract involving other State agencies, and in which his own agency will participate. Based on the information provided and the nature of the relationship between this project and the Requestor's agency duties, we advise that this activity would not be permissible.This request is presented
advisoryo.1991.04.htm 91.04. OPINION NO. 91-4. An advisory opinion has been requested as to whether a prospective appointee as a Deputy Director of the Office of Planning (the Requestor) may retain an active real estate license and continue certain private real estate activities and transactions if he becomes a State employee. The Requestor is a former local official who currently holds a real estate agent's license and is affiliated with a local entity (the Firm) whose focus is primarily on commercial and investment
advisoryo.1991.05.htm 91.05. OPINION NO. 91-5. An opinion has been requested by several officers in the Maryland State Police, a unit in the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSC) regarding whether they may establish a private business offering training programs to commissioned police and correctional officers. Based on the status of their respective situations as they are currently described, and our understanding as to how the officers intend to operate the business, we advise that the underta
advisoryo.1991.06.htm 91.06. OPINION NO. 91-6. An advisory opinion has been requested as to whether a special needs adoption caseworker in a local Department of Social Services (DSS) may have a private business doing home studies for international adoptions. We advise the Requestor that this activity would be allowable based on the facts as provided and within the constraints set forth below.The Requestor is a Social Worker III in a local DSS whose primary duties involve completion of adoption home studies to deter
advisoryo.1991.07.htm 91.07. OPINION NO. 91-7. An advisory opinion has been requested regarding whether the Appointments Secretary in the Office of the Governor may serve on the Board of Directors of a private commercial bank (the Bank) We advise that this service as described would not be barred by the Public Ethics Law (Article 40A, Annotated Code of Maryland, the Ethics Law) if it is conducted in accordance with the guidelines outlined in this Opinion.The Requestor's job as Appointments Secretary is t
advisoryo.1991.08.htm 91.08. OPINION NO. 91-8. An advisory opinion has been requested from the Deputy Director of the Maryland Film Commission (the Requestor) as to whether he may do private free-lance work in the film and video development field. We advise that this activity would be allowable, as long as it is within the constraints set forth in this opinion, and within review procedures defined by the Requestor's agency.The Maryland Film Commission is a unit of the Department of Economic and Em
advisoryo.1991.09.htm 91.09. OPINION NO. 91-9. An opinion has been requested regarding whether a prohibited conflict of interest arises where the private business of a member of the State Roads Commission and the Maryland Transportation Commission is submitting a proposal in response to a solicitation by the Stadium Authority for a project that would involve the Department of Transportation. We advise the Requestor that given the current status of the project, his employment would not be inconsistent with the Public
advisoryo.1991.10.htm 91.10. OPINION NO. 91-10. An advisory opinion has been requested regarding whether an Assistant Manager at the Computer Science Center of the University of Maryland College Park (UMCP) may undertake private consulting activities with an entity that has consulting and other relationships with a contractor to the Computer Science Center. We advise that this activity is allowed provided that it is consistent with the guidelines of this opinion.The Requestor works at the Computer Science Center
advisoryo.1991.11.htm 91.11. OPINION NO. 91-11. A request has been presented by the Director of the Water Quality Financing Administration (WQFA) in the Department of the Environment (MDE) regarding whether and how employees of the Department, and particularly the WQFA, may participate as purchasers of bonds issued by WQFA. We advise generally that the holding of these bonds is not inconsistent with the financial interest prohibition of the Public Ethics Law. Employees, however, must be aware
advisoryo.1991.12.htm 91.12. OPINION NO. 91-12. An employee of the Maryland Port Administration has requested an opinion as to whether he may serve on the Board of Directors of a Maryland bank (the Bank) The individual (the Requestor) also is a member of the Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority. We advise the Requestor that this service would not be barred by the employment provisions of the Public Ethics Law (Article 40A, Annotated Code of Maryland, the Ethics Law) though he should be
advisoryo.1991.13.htm 91.13. OPINION NO. 91-13. A request has been presented by the Office of Power Plant and Environmental Review, a unit in the Department of Natural Resource's Tidewater Administration, as to whether the former Director of the Office (the Former Employee) may provide services pursuant to a contract between the agency and his current employer. We advise based on the description of the contract process and the nature of the licensing support function of the Office that this se
advisoryo.1991.14.htm 91.14. OPINION NO. 91-14. An opinion has been requested by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) regarding whether the Mental Hygiene Administration may contract with psychiatrists employed by the agency to perform psychiatric evaluation reviews as required under a federal mandate. We advise that this undertaking is allowable only if the individuals are properly employed through the agency's contractual payroll system, rather than as private vendors.This request involves the
advisoryo.1991.15.htm 91.15. OPINION NO. 91-15. An advisory opinion has been requested regarding whether an exception can be allowed under the employment provision of the Ethics Law to permit an Office Director in the Office of the Secretary of Human Resources (the Employee) to serve as an elected member of the Board of Directors of an agency grantee. We advise that this service is barred by the Law and that in view of the nature of the Employee's agency position and duties, as well as her pri
<< Back | Return to Main COMAR Search Page