2022 Maryland Statutes
State Government
Title 2 - General Assembly
Subtitle 5 - Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review
Section 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.

    (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.

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