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Public Hearing on Expedited Bill 18-18, Human Rights and Civil Liberties - Human Trafficking Prevention Committee - Amendments on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. and Expedited Bill 19-18, Technical Corrections on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at 9:30 a.m.

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

PUBLIC HEARING

The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. on the following bill:

Expedited Bill 18-18, Human Rights and Civil Liberties - Human Trafficking Prevention Committee - Amendments, would modify the membership of the Human Trafficking Prevention Committee; remove the requirement that each voting member be a resident of the County; add two voting members from the community; and generally amend the laws governing the prevention of human trafficking.

The Montgomery County Council will also hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at 9:30 a.m.  on the following bill:

Expedited Bill 19-18, Technical Corrections, would correct technical, typographical, grammatical, reference, and codification errors in, and make stylistic, clarifying, and conforming amendments to, various provisions of County law.

The public hearings will be held in the Third Floor Hearing Room of the Council Office Building, which is located at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. The meetings will be televised live by County Cable Montgomery (CCM) on Cable Channels 996 (high definition) and 6 (standard definition) on Comcast; Channels 1056 (HD) and 6 (SD) on RCN; and Channel 30 on Verizon. It also will be available live via streaming through the Council web site at http://tinyurl.com/z9982v8

Those interested in testifying at the public hearings can start signing up on Thursday, May 17 online at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council/phsignup.html or by calling 240-777-7803.  The deadline to sign up is June 11 at 5:00 p.m. for Expedited Bill 18-18, and June 18 at 10:00 a.m. for Expedited Bill 19-18.  Call 240-777-7910 to obtain copies of the bills or go to https://apps.montgomerycountymd.gov/ccllims/bill_List.aspx

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Release ID: 18-141
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 2407777926