2021 Maryland Statutes
State Government
Title 2 - General Assembly
Subtitle 10A - Miscellaneous Statutory Committees
Section 2-10A-08 - Joint Committee on Fair Practices and State Personnel Oversight

    (a)    There is a Joint Committee on Fair Practices and State Personnel Oversight.

    (b)    (1)    The Joint Committee consists of eight members.

        (2)    Of the eight members:

            (i)    four shall be members of the Senate, appointed by the President of the Senate; and

            (ii)    four shall be members of the House of Delegates, appointed by the Speaker of the House.

    (c)    The members of the Joint Committee serve at the pleasure of the presiding officer who appointed them.

    (d)    The President and the Speaker jointly shall appoint a Senator and a Delegate to serve as cochairs.

    (e)    The Joint Committee shall have oversight over:

        (1)    employment policies and personnel systems in the Executive Branch of State government, including:

            (i)    the State Personnel Management System;

            (ii)    the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Human Resources Management System; and

            (iii)    the personnel systems of State institutions of higher education; and

        (2)    matters in State government of equal employment opportunity policies and practices for State employees.

    (f)    The purposes of the Joint Committee are to:

        (1)    review reports;

        (2)    evaluate the effectiveness of programs, policies, and practices; and

        (3)    identify areas of concern and, as appropriate, recommend corrective measures to the Governor and the General Assembly.

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