STATE PLANNING COMMISSION 3231
public hearings thereon. Such plans and regulations when approved by
the General Assembly shall be known as the official state highway plan.
1933 (Special Sess.), ch. 39, sec. 4.
4. It shall be the duty of such Planning Commission to prepare and
keep up to date a long-term development program of major state improve-
ment projects. The various state departments and officials shall prepare
and submit to such Planning Commission their proposals for major proj-
ects. It shall be the duty of such Planning Commission to co-ordinate
such plans and proposals with each other and with the general plans of
such commission, and as a result to submit to the Governor and the General
Assembly a report at least once every two years, showing such commission's
recommendations and program for improvement projects.
1933 (Special Sess.), ch. 39, sec. 5.
5. The State Planning Commission is hereby authorized, for the in-
formation of the State, to prepare and make maps, planning studies and
surveys for the collection of data for zoning, soil conditions, land use and
classification, population distribution, schools, park and playground de-
velopment, port, harbor and waterway work, parkways, highways, traffic,
transit, water supply, drainage and sewerage, long-range financial pro-
grams, real property inventories, tax maps, building and housing condi-
tions, sub-division control and other subjects affecting the health and wel-
fare of the people of Maryland.
1933 (Special Sess.), ch. 39, sec. 6.
6. The State Planning Commission is hereby authorized and empow-
ered to use and expend any funds coming into its hands for the purposes
of this Article, and is hereby authorized and empowered to accept and use
any funds provided by the United States Government, or any agency
thereof, for such purposes.