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Introduced by: Calvin Ball and Jon Weinstein
AN ACT authorizing the Howard County Office of Law to institute any civil action or other proceedings related to the implementation of the Next Generation Air Transportation System at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Status: Passed on 2/6/2017

Introduced by: Calvin Ball and Jennifer Terrasa
AN ACT providing that certain individuals shall take, or refrain from taking, specified actions with respect to the immigration status of specified individuals; prohibiting certain discrimination based on citizenship status; requiring that certain information related to citizenship status be kept confidential; providing a procedure whenever specified provisions may be preempted by other law; requiring specified officials to take actions under certain circumstances; and generally relating to human rights in Howard County Status: Failed to Override Veto 3/6/2017

Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive, Calvin Ball, Greg Fox, Jennifer Terrasa and Jon Weinstein

AN ACT expanding a tax credit against the County property tax imposed on certain real property that has suffered damage from a specified natural disaster under certain circumstances; establishing the amount, terms, conditions, and duration of the credit; providing for an application procedure and administration of the credit; providing for a certain contingency; and generally relating to property tax credits.

Introduced by: Calvin Ball and Jennifer Terrasa

AN ACT amending the Howard County Code to require that Department of Planning and Zoning Technical Staff Reports and Planning Board Recommendations be submitted to the County Council prior to the addition of any land use legislation to the Council's Legislative Agenda; and generally relating to land use legislation.
Status: Passed on 10/2/17

Introduced by: Calvin Ball and Jennifer Terrasa

AN ACT to repela Council Bill 56-2016, which authorized and empowered the County to issue up to $90,000,000 of special obligation bonds and levied and provided for the collection of a special tax on property known as the "Crescent Special Taxing District".
Status: Failed on 10/2/17


Introduced by: Mary Kay Sigaty Co-Sponsored by Calvin Ball and Jon Weinstein

AN ACT amending the Howard County Code to clarify that parcels may be eligible for the County's Agricultural Land Preservation Program notwithstanding the effect of the Growth Tier designation of the parcel on the County's General Plan; and generally relating to the Howard County Agricultural Lane Preservation Program.  Status: Passed on 4/3/2017