19A.04.01.02

.02 Definitions.

A. In this subtitle, the following terms have the meanings indicated.

B. Defined Terms.

(1) “Designated second home” means:

(a) If an individual owns one second home, the individual’s second home; or

(b) If an individual owns more than one second home, any one second home the individual identifies to the Commission as the individual’s designated second home.

(1-1) “Elected local official” has the meaning stated in General Provisions Article, §5-804, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(1-2) “Home address” means the address of an individual’s:

(a) Principal home; and

(b) Designated second home, if any.

(2) Local Employee.

(a) “Local employee” means an individual who is employed by a county of the State, the City of Baltimore, or an incorporated municipality of the State.

(b) “Local employee” does not include:

(i) An elected local official or a nonelected local official; or

(ii) An employee or official of an executive agency, as defined in COMAR 19A.01.01.02H.

(3) Nonelected Local Official.

(a) “Nonelected local official” means an individual who is appointed to serve on a board, commission, or other entity of a county of the State, the City of Baltimore, or an incorporated municipality of the State.

(b) “Nonelected local official” does not include:

(i) A local employee;

(ii) An elected local official; or

(iii) An employee or official of an executive agency, as defined in COMAR 19A.01.01.02H.

(4) “Principal home” means the sole residential property that an individual occupies as the individual’s primary residence, whether owned or rented by the individual.

(5) “Second home” means a residential property that:

(a) An individual occupies for some portion of the filing year; and

(b) Is not a rental property or a time share.