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advisoryo.1994.01.htm 94.01. Opinion No. 94-01. A request has been presented as to whether a Program Coordinator in the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration (ADAA) may serve as a member of the Maryland Addiction Counselor Certification Board (MACCB) We believe this service results in an employment relationship by the Requestor with the MACCB which is barred by the employment prohibition of §3-103(a) of the Public Ethics Law (Article 40A, §3-103(a) Annotated Code of Maryland)The Requestor works in th
advisoryo.1994.02.htm 94.02. Opinion No. 94-02. An advisory opinion has been requested as to whether the Deputy Executive Director of the Historic St. Mary's City Commission (HSMCC) may serve, if elected, as a member of the St. Mary's County Commissioners. We advise that, based on the facts presented, this service would not be prohibited, though depending on the facts as they develop in the future, situations could be presented that would require disqualification or possibly resignation from o
advisoryo.1994.03.htm 94.03. OPINION NO. 94-3. An opinion has been requested as to whether a County Executive running for Governor with a candidate for Lieutenant Governor constitutes a slate for purposes of the Prince George's land-use ethics provisions of the Ethics Law (Article 40A, §6-601―6-606, Annotated Code of Maryland) As a slate there would not be a restriction against applicants and agents making contributions to the slate while an application was pending. We advise, based on advice of the Attorney General
advisoryo.1994.04.htm 94.04. OPINION NO. 94-4. A request has been presented as to whether an exception can be granted to allow an addictions counselor with the Howard County Health Department to work as an addictions counselor with a local crisis intervention center (the Center) that receives substantial financial support from her agency. We advise that given the relationships between the private employer and the Requestor's agency and agency program an exception cannot be allowed to permit continuation of this affil
advisoryo.1994.05.htm 94.05. OPINION NO. 94-5. A request has been submitted by the Prince George's County Ethics Commission regarding whether Deputy and Assistant State's Attorneys in the County are governed by the State Ethics Law or the County provisions. We advise that the Office of the State's Attorney is not an executive agency in State government under the Ethics Law, and that personnel in that Office, except for the State's Attorney, are local officials who should be covered by the locThe State's Attorneys off
advisoryo.1994.06.htm 94.06. OPINION NO. 94-6. An inquiry has been received regarding application of the Public Ethics Law where expenditures relating to travel by an agency employee were provided by private entities regulated by the agency. In the course of reviewing the request it has become clear that this agency and others need more general advice regarding these types of matters. FT1 It is our opinion that in most situations regulated entities or contractors should not be solicited or provide funds for staff tra
advisoryo.1994.07.htm 94.07. OPINION NO. 94-7. A request has been presented as to whether a Correctional Officer II at the Maryland Pre-Release Unit for Women (PRUW) may have secondary employment in the bail bond business. Though we have substantial concerns about the possibility of a conflict here, both as a technical and functional matter, we believe that current activity can continue under the current facts presented to the Commission. Any change in these facts is likely to change the result of this opinion. For e
advisoryo.1994.08.htm 94.08. Opinion No. 94-8. An advisory opinion has been requested as to whether a professor of biochemistry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine may serve on the boards of two private entities, the Friends Medical Science Research Center, and the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. We advise that these affiliations are allowable provided that certain monitoring and other constraints are followed.The Requestor is a full-time tenured professor at the University of Marylan
advisoryo.1994.09.htm 94.09. Opinion No. 94-9. An opinion has been requested as to whether the provisions of HB 1467, codified as Article 40A, §3-110, Annotated Code of Maryland, will apply to prevent a Corporation (the Corporation or the Requestor) from bidding on a contract to implement an information management program for the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSC) if it participates in specification development activities after the effective date of the Law. We advise that §3-110 of the Law
advisoryo.1994.10.htm 94.10. Opinion No. 94-10. A request has been presented by the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSC) as to whether a Correctional Officer II at the Eastern Correctional Institution (ECI) may have secondary employment as a civil process server. We advise, based on the description of the Officer's duties and his private activity, that this employment as described is not prohibited by the Ethics Law.The Requestor has been employed as a correctional officer at ECI since 1992
advisoryo.1994.11.htm 94.11. Opinion No. 94-11. A request has been presented by the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) regarding application of the Public Ethics Law (Article 40A, Annotated Code of Maryland, the Ethics Law) to several members of the Advisory Council on Administrative Hearings (the Advisory Council) who have various dealings with the Office of Administrative Hearings in the context of their public or private employment. Based on a variety of factors (such as appointment st
advisoryo.1994.12.htm 94.12. Opinion No. 94-12. An opinion has been requested as to whether the Deputy State Superintendent of Schools may be employed as a speaker for a national textbook publisher that markets textbooks to Maryland school systems. While we have very substantial concerns regarding this activity given the Requestor's high position within the Department of Education, we advise, based on the current facts presented by the Department, that this activity is allowable as described,
advisoryo.1994.13.htm 94.13. Opinion No. 94-13. An opinion has been requested as to whether a University of Maryland research program may purchase a limited item and engage in donation relationships with a private business in which a faculty member involved with the program has a financial interest and Board member relationship. We advise based on the very limited procurement relationship described here that an exception can be applied to allow this relationship as long as the interactions bet
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