County Accepting Legislative Proposals until Aug. 19 |

Charles County, Maryland

County Accepting Legislative Proposals until Aug. 19

For Immediate Release
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 2:35pm

County Accepting Legislative Proposals until Aug. 19

Any citizen, group, or organization interested in submitting a legislative proposal or suggestion for revision or amendment to an existing state law must submit a written request to the Office of the County Attorney to:

2020 Legislative Request
Office of the County Attorney
200 Baltimore Street
La Plata, MD 20646


Each proposal must be received by the Office of the County Attorney no later than on Monday, Aug. 19 at 4 p.m., for the proposal to be included in the Charles County Commissioners 2020 Preliminary Legislative Package.

All proposals will be presented to the County Commissioners during a public hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 10. These proposals will be available for viewing on the Sept. 10 BoardDocs agenda. Anyone submitting a proposal is asked to attend the public hearing to provide a brief synopsis of the proposal and answer any questions the Board members and those in attendance may have.  

Following the public hearing, all proposals will be compiled into a preliminary legislative package and reviewed by the County Commissioners at a work session on Tuesday, Sept. 24, where they will determine which of the proposals will be included in the County Commissioners’ 2020 State Legislative Package and forwarded to the Charles County Delegation in October.

For more information, call the Office of the County Attorney at 301-645-0555. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.


About Charles County Government

The mission of Charles County Government is to provide our citizens the highest quality service possible in a timely, efficient and courteous manner. To achieve this goal, our government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive long- and short-term planning and have an appropriate managerial organization tempered by fiscal responsibility. We support and encourage efforts to grow a diverse workplace. Charles County is a place where all people thrive and businesses grow and prosper; where the preservation of our heritage and environment is paramount; where government services to its citizens are provided at the highest level of excellence; and where the quality of life is the best in the nation.

It is the policy of Charles County to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religious or political affiliation or opinion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.