SB0687 (CH0016)

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2018 Regular Session



State Vacancy Reform Act

Sponsored by:

Senator Ferguson


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 16

Synopsis:Providing that an individual who was appointed to fill a vacancy in an office during the recess of the Senate or who was nominated to fill a vacancy in an office during a regular session of the Senate is prohibited from being nominated for the same office at the same session, unless requested by the Senate, being appointed to the same office during the recess of the Senate, and continuing to serve in the office or being designated to serve in an acting capacity for the same office after a certain time; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Ferguson, Miller, Astle, Benson, Brochin, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Feldman, Guzzone, Kagan, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Middleton, Muse, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Peters, Pinsky, Ramirez, Robinson, Rosapepe, Smith, Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Cross-filed with: HB0422
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Executive Nominations  View Committee HearingAppropriations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Narrow Subject(s):Discipline
Emergency Bills
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - State Government
(8-3A-01, 17-109)

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April 12, 2018 1:39 P.M.