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§ 2-506. General functions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: July 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 2. General Assembly (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2019
MD Code, State Government, § 2-506
§ 2-506. General functions
(a) In addition to any powers set forth elsewhere, the Committee may:
(1) review proposed or adopted regulations of a unit of the Executive Branch of the State government;
(2) consider requests for emergency adoption of regulations;
(3) inquire into an alleged failure of an officer or employee of any branch of the State government to comply with the laws of the State; and
(4) review the operations of any unit of the Executive Branch of the State government.
(b)(1) At least once a year, the Committee shall submit a report to the Legislative Policy Committee and, subject to § 2-1257 of this title, to the General Assembly.
(2) The report shall:
(i) describe the studies and other work of the Committee; and
(ii) include any recommendations of the Committee on legislative action that is needed to change or reverse a regulation of a unit of the Executive Branch of the State government.
Failure to comment on regulations
(c) The failure of the Committee to comment on or to object to a proposed or adopted regulation is not an indication that:
(1) the Committee approves the regulation;
(2) the statute under which the regulation is adopted authorizes the adoption; or
(3) the regulation conforms to the legislative intent of the statute.


Added by Acts 1984, c. 284, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 2015, c. 58, § 1, eff. June 1, 2015; Acts 2019, c. 8, § 5.
Formerly Art. 40, § 40A.
MD Code, State Government, § 2-506, MD STATE GOVT § 2-506
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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