Article - State Government
(a) In this subtitle
the following words have the meanings indicated.
of jurisdiction” means the committees of the General Assembly
that routinely handle the policy issues and legislation related to
a specific governmental activity or unit subject to review under this
means the Department of Legislative Services.
means the two–tiered process of legislative review of a governmental
activity or unit used to determine:
(1) whether the
governmental activity or unit should be reestablished or terminated;
(2) what, if any,
statutory or nonstatutory changes should be recommended to the General
Assembly to improve the operations of the governmental activity or
year” means the year in which either a preliminary or full evaluation
of a governmental activity or unit is to be completed.
(1) an examination
of issues identified in a preliminary evaluation as requiring further
(2) a follow–up
review of how issues identified in a previous evaluation have been
implemented by a governmental activity or unit.
activity” means a program, service, or other function of government.
means the Office of Policy Analysis in the Department of Legislative
evaluation” means a review of a governmental activity or unit
limited to the items specified under § 8–403(b) of this
subtitle that is undertaken to provide a recommendation to the Legislative
Policy Committee on whether a governmental activity or unit should
undergo a full evaluation.