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19a.04.03.00.htm 19A.04.03.00. Title 19A STATE ETHICS COMMISSION Subtitle 04 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ETHICS LAW Chapter 03 Review Procedures Authority: General Provisions Article, §5-206 and 5-209, and Title 5, Subtitle 8, Annotated Code of Maryland
19a.04.03.01.htm 19A.04.03.01. 01 Certification and Submission to the Commission.. A. On or before October 1 of each year, the local ethics commission or other appropriate entity of a county or municipality shall certify to the Commission on the form provided by the Commission that the county or municipality is in compliance with COMAR 19A.04.01.03 and General Provisions Article, §5-807, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. In addition to the annual certification required by §A of this regulatio
19a.04.03.02.htm 19A.04.03.02. 02 Commission Review of Local Laws.. A. A county or municipality may submit proposed ethics provisions and amendments to the Commission for review and comment prior to final enactment.B. The Commission shall review all finally enacted laws submitted to the Commission and shall determine if the local law meets the requirements of this subtitle and General Provisions Article, Title 5, Subtitle 8, Annotated Code of Maryland.C. In determining whether a local law meets the st
19a.04.03.03.htm 19A.04.03.03. 03 Exemptions and Modifications.. A. Exemption and Modification Requests.. 1) Request for a Modification or Exemption.. a) A county may request a modification of the requirements of COMAR 19A.04.02 when appropriate based on clearly demonstrable local circumstances.b) A municipality may request a modification of or an exemption from the requirements of COMAR 19A.04.02 when appropriate based on clearly demonstrable local circumstances.
19a.04.03.04.htm 19A.04.03.04. 04 Enforcement.. A. The Commission and its staff shall make reasonable efforts to assist counties and municipalities in developing local laws that reflect the intent of the Public Ethics Law and take account of local circumstances and needs in avoiding conflicts of interest within that jurisdiction.B. Nonconformance Remedies.. 1) If the Commission determines that a county or municipality has not complied with and has not made good faith efforts toward compliance with the req
19a.04.03.9999.htm 19A.04.03. Administrative History Effective date: September 14, 1981 (8:18 Md. R. 1481). Appendixes A and B amended effective March 29, 1982 (9:6 Md. R. 615). Regulation .01 amended effective January 20, 1992 (19:1 Md. R. 34). Regulation .02A and E amended effective January 20, 1992 (19:1 Md. R. 34). Regulation .03 amended effective January 20, 1992 (19:1 Md. R. 34). Regulation .04B amended effective January 20, 1992 (19:1 Md. R. 34). Regulations .01―04 repealed and new Regulations .0
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