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Enrolled House Bill (H)

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County park boards. Makes changes to: (1) the procedure for a county to adopt an ordinance creating a department of parks and recreation (department); and (2) the composition of the county park board (county board). Requires that if the county fiscal body amends the ordinance that created a department as to the members of the county board, the amended ordinance must provide that the composition of the members of the county board are selected in accordance with the remainder of the bill. Prohibits a county fiscal body (after December 31, 2019) from adopting an ordinance to create a department. Provides County park boards. Makes changes to: (1) the procedure for a county to adopt an ordinance creating a department of parks and recreation (department); and (2) the composition of the county park board (county board). Requires that if the county fiscal body amends the ordinance that created a department as to the members of the county board, the amended ordinance must provide that the composition of the members of the county board are selected in accordance with the remainder of the bill. Prohibits a county fiscal body (after December 31, 2019) from adopting an ordinance to create a department. Provides that, if the county fiscal body has not adopted an ordinance or has repealed the ordinance creating a department before January 1, 2020, the county executive may adopt an ordinance to create a department. Provides that in a county that has an ordinance that is in effect on June 30, 2019, the ordinance is unchanged unless amended or repealed by the county fiscal body and specifies that the county board in such a county is governed by the current law for the composition of the county board. Sets forth who may serve as an ex officio member of the county board created by the county executive using the procedure added by the bill. Makes conforming and stylistic changes. ... View more