2019 Legislative Package

The package includes one (1) resolution and seven (7) bills approved by all four County Councils (Click on the item to see the legislative status):

  • A bill for an act relating to motor vehicle driver’s license and civil identification cards 
    • Consolidates the application forms for motor vehicle driver’s licenses and civil identification cards.
  • A bill for an act relating to tobacco products 
    • Repeals and amends provisions relating to the preemption of local laws or ordinances that regulate the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices.
  • A bill for an act relating to tort liability 
    • Makes an exemption from tort liability for the State and counties arising from lifeguard services, except for gross negligence or wanton acts or omissions.
  • A bill for an act relating to taxation, disability hire tax credit 
    • Provides a taxpayer who hires an individual with a disability a nonrefundable tax credit for the six-month period after the individual is initially hired by the taxpayer.
  • A bill for an act relating to taxation, elderly individual hire tax credit 
    • Provides a taxpayer who hires an elderly individual a nonrefundable tax credit for the six-month period after the individual is initially hired by the taxpayer.
  • A bill for an act relating to zoning; single-family transient vacation rental units 
    • Allows counties with populations less than one hundred thousand to enact a zoning ordinance to amortize or phase out nonconforming single-family transient vacation rental units over a reasonable period of time.
  • A bill for an act relating to unadjudicated traffic fines 
    • Transfers certain fines and forfeitures collected for uncontested traffic infractions to the counties.
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