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The Annotated Code of the Public General Laws of Maryland, 1939
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STATE PLANNING COMMISSION

3229

ARTICLE 88C.

STATE PLANNING COMMISSION.

1. Appointment; term; quorum; em-

4. Long term development program.

ployees.

5-6. To prepare maps, planning studies

2-3. To prepare plans for highways, parks,

and surveys; funds which may be

etc.; make surveys; collect and

used.

publish information.


1933 (Special Sess.), ch. 39, sec. 1.

1. The State Planning Commission is hereby created. The Commis-
sion shall consist of five members, of whom three shall be selected as fol-
lows: one shall be a member of the State Roads Commission or the chief
engineer of the commission, whichever shall be designated by the Gov-
ernor ; one shall be a member of the State Board of Health or the Director
of Health, whichever shall be designated by the Governor; one shall be
a member of the Board of Public Welfare or the Secretary of the Board,
or the director of its welfare activities, whichever shall be designated
by the Governor. The Governor shall have power to change the designa-
tions from time to time. The other two members of the Board shall
be appointed by the Governor, and shall serve for terms of four years,
and until their successors qualify, except that the terms of those first
appointed by the Governor shall begin on the date of the appointment and
shall terminate on June 1, 1935. In case of a vacancy, the Governor shall
make an appointment for the unexpired term. All members shall serve
without compensation, but they shall be allowed any reasonable expenses
incurred in the performance of their duties under this Article. The
Governor shall designate the chairman of the Commission. The Commis-
sion shall maintain offices which may be located in any other offices of
existing departments of the State. Three members of the Commission
shall constitute a quorum, and no action shall be taken or refused unless
by the concurring vote of not less than three members. The Commission
shall keep permanent and complete records of its proceedings, meetings,
hearings, orders and decisions. The Commission is hereby authorized and
empowered to employ such persons as may be necessary in the performance
of its duties and in the exercise of its powers, engineering, clerical or
otherwise, and pay the compensation and incur any necessary expenses,
within the limits of any funds provided therefor.

1933 (Special Sess.), ch. 39, sec. 2.

2. It shall be the duty of the State Planning Commission to prepare
or coordinate plans for the physical development of the state in so far as
such development may be appropriately directed or influenced by state
agency. It shall, among other things:

1. Prepare and adopt plans for complete systems of state or regional
highways, expressways, parkways, parks, water supply and forest reserva-
tions and airways and air terminals.


 

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