19A.04.01.03

.03 Enactment of Local Laws.

A. Except as provided in COMAR 19A.04.03 of this subtitle, each county and municipality shall enact a local ethics law that includes:

(1) Conflict of interest and financial disclosure provisions for elected local officials that are at least equivalent to the requirements for State officials contained in General Provisions Article, Title 5, Subtitles 5 and 6, Annotated Code of Maryland;

(2) Conflicts of interest and financial disclosure provisions for individuals other than elected local officials that are similar to the provisions of the Public Ethics Law; and

(3) Lobbying provisions substantially similar to the provisions of the Public Ethics Law.

B. A county or municipality that has an ethics law approved by the Commission shall maintain and implement the law consistent with this subtitle.