LAWS OF MARYLAND
in the City of Baltimore three persons who shall constitute the
board. The members of the board shall be residents and
registered voters in their respective counties or in the City of
Baltimore for five years preceding their appointment. Two
members shall always be selected from and represent the majority
party and one shall always be selected from and represent the
principal minority party.
(2) (I) IN PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, THE GOVERNOR SHALL
APPOINT ONCE EVERY 2 YEARS 5 PERSONS WHO SHALL CONSTITUTE THE
(II) THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD SHALL BE
RESIDENTS AND REGISTERED VOTERS IN PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY FOR 5
YEARS PRECEDING THEIR APPOINTMENT.
(III) OF THE BOARD MEMBERS:
3 4 SHALL BE SELECTED FROM AND
REPRESENT THE MAJORITY PARTY; AND
2 1 SHALL BE SELECTED FROM AND
REPRESENT THE PRINCIPAL MINORITY PARTY.
[Except in Prince George's County, the ] THE Governor at
the same time and in like manner shall appoint to each board two
substitute members one of whom shall be selected from and
represent the majority party and the other of whom shall be
selected from and represent the principal minority party.
(c) (1) If a member of the board dies, resigns or is
disqualified, the substitute member belonging to the same
political party as the member shall become the member of the.
board and is bound by all applicable provisions of this article
as they pertain to a member of the board.
(2) If the circumstances discussed in paragraph (1)
of this subsection occur, the Governor shall appoint a person to
be the new substitute member. The new substitute member shall be
from the same political party as his predecessor.
(d) A member or substitute member of any board may not hold
any public or party office, including political clubs, or be a
candidate for any such office.
(e) Substitute board members shall attend all meetings of
the board and have all rights and privileges of a board member,
except the right to vote.
(f) If a member of the board is incapacitated for any
reason, the substitute member of the same political party as the
incapacitated member shall:
- 2800 -