2023 Legislative Bills

Legislative Bill 2023-01 - An Act to Amend the Purchasing Manual, Section IV(A)(2), Purchasing Procedures, small purchases to increase the amount of purchases not required to be competitively bid from under $1,000 to under $5,000. 

  • Introduced: February 7, 2023
  • Adopted: March 10, 2023
  • Effective: May 9, 2023

Legislative Bill 2023-02 - An Act to reorganize the Office of the County Executive for the purpose of allocating duties and responsibilities and setting employment qualifications of the Assistant Director of Administration and the duties and compensation for a Public Information Officer and a Legislative Aid. 

  • Introduced: Failed Introduction February 21, 2023
  • Adopted: 
  • Effective: 

Legislative Bill 2023-03 - An Act to Amend Chapter 225 of the Wicomico County Code Titled “Zoning,” Part 8 Titled “Special Standards for Particular Uses,” Article XX Titled “Accessory and Principal Uses,” Article XVIII Titled “Principal Uses, Section 225-67 Titled “Table of Permitted Uses-Designations,” and Chapter 174 of the Wicomico County Code Titled “nuisances,” Article I Titled “nuisances, Abandoned Vehicles, and Firearms,” Section 174-1 Titled “Nuisances Enumerated” to Regulate the Installation, Construction, Location, and Size of Solar Energy Systems in Wicomico County. 

  • Introduced: March 21, 2023
  • Adopted: April 18, 2023
  • Effective:  June 20, 2023

Legislative Bill 2023-04: The Annual Budget and Appropriation Bill of Wicomico County, Maryland

  • Introduced: April 18, 2023
  • Adopted:
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Legislative Bill 2023-06: An Act to amend Chapter 133 of the Wicomico County Code titled “Animal Control,” Article I titled “General Provisions,” Article II titled “State Animal Care and Cruelty Law,” Article IV titled “Potentially Dangerous Animals and Dangerous Animals,” Article VI titled “Impoundment, Confinement, and Euthanization,” Article VII titled “Public Nuisances; Adoption; Liability,” Article VIII titled “Animal Care” and Article XII titled “Civil Penalty.”

  • Introduced: May 2, 2023
  • Adopted:
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