2006 Legislative Proposals Joint Public Meeting Rescheduled for October 19 - Southern Maryland Headline News

2006 Legislative Proposals Joint Public Meeting Rescheduled for October 19


The St. Mary's County Commissioners and the St. Mary's County Delegation's joint public meeting on the 2006 Legislative Proposals has been rescheduled. Due to scheduling conflicts, the meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 25, 2005, will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2005, at 6:30 p.m., in Room 14 of the Governmental Center in Leonardtown. The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss the 2006 Legislative Proposals that receive the support of the Board of County Commissioners (see below). Public comments will be accepted.

For more information, please contact Heidi Dudderar, Deputy County Attorney, at (301)475-4200, ext.1700.

Proposal # Submitter & Proposal Support No Support No Position Comments
1 Kelly Allen

Prohibit convicted sexual offenders from residing within a certain distance of schools and daycare facilities. (Statewide)

Dement
Jarboe
Mattingly
McKay
Raley
    Strong support for the concept of comprehensively strengthening laws regarding convicted sex offenders.
2 Raymond Dudderar

Establish objective metrics/ standards for erosion and sedimentation control and hold applicants liable for all damage caused by erosion and sedimentation from disturbed site. (Statewide)

Dement
Jarboe
Mattingly
McKay
Raley
    The State should look at how these laws are being enforced by MDE.
3 Keith Harless

Require all persons who are convicted of any sexual offense against a minor to register with the Maryland Sex Offenders Registry. Remove judicial discretion in ordering registration. (Statewide)

Dement
Jarboe
Mattingly
McKay
Raley
    See Comment for Proposal #1.
4 Keith Harless

Prohibit convicted persons listed on the Maryland Sex Offender Registry from residing within ½ mile of any school. (Statewide)

Dement
Jarboe
Mattingly
McKay
Raley
    Original proposal amended by the BOCC on 10/11/05 to add “convicted”.

See Comment for Proposal #1.

6 Keith Harless

Require a county government to publish twice a month, in the legal ad section of a newspaper of general circulation in that county, the name, address, and category of offense of any convicted person registered on the Maryland Sex Offender Registry and residing in that county. (Statewide)

      TABLED UNTIL 10/18/05.

If supported, add “convicted”.

See Comment for Proposal #1.

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