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CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 1A. STRUCTURE OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 2. ADMINISTRATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 2B. AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 3. AIR QUALITY CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 3A. ALARMS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 5. ANIMAL CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 8. BUILDINGS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 8A. CABLE COMMUNICATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 10B. COMMON OWNERSHIP COMMUNITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11. CONSUMER PROTECTION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11A. CONDOMINIUMS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11B. CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 13. DETENTION CENTERS AND REHABILITATION FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 15. EATING AND DRINKING ESTABLISHMENTS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 16. ELECTIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 17. ELECTRICITY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 18A. ENERGY POLICY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 19. EROSION, SEDIMENT CONTROL AND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 19A. ETHICS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 20 FINANCE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 21 FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 22. FIRE SAFETY CODE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 22A. FOREST CONSERVATION - TREES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 23A. GROUP HOMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24. HEALTH AND SANITATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24A. HISTORIC RESOURCES PRESERVATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24B. HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25. HOSPITALS, SANITARIUMS, NURSING AND CARE HOMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25A. HOUSING, MODERATELY PRICED - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25B. HOUSING POLICY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 26. HOUSING AND BUILDING MAINTENANCE STANDARDS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27. HUMAN RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27A. INDIVIDUAL WATER SUPPLY AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 29. LANDLORD-TENANT RELATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 30. LICENSING AND REGULATIONS GENERALLY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 30C. MOTOR VEHICLE TOWING AND IMMOBILIZATION ON PRIVATE PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31. MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31A. MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR AND TOWING REGISTRATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31B. NOISE CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31C. NEW HOME WARRANTY AND BUILDER LICENSING - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 33. PERSONNEL AND HUMAN RESOURCES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 33B. PESTICIDES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 35. POLICE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 36. POND SAFETY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 38A. RADIO, TELEVISION AND ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE INSTALLATION AND REPAIRS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 40. REAL PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 41. RECREATION AND RECREATION FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 41A. RENTAL ASSISTANCE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 42A. RIDESHARING AND TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 44. SCHOOLS AND CAMPS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 44A. SECONDHAND PERSONAL PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 45. SEWERS, SEWAGE DISPOSAL AND DRAINAGE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 47. VENDORS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 48. SOLID WASTES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 49. STREETS AND ROADS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 50. SUBDIVISION OF LAND - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 51 SWIMMING POOLS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 51A. TANNING FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 52. TAXATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 53. TAXICABS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 53A. TENANT DISPLACEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 54. TRANSIENT LODGING FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 55. TREE CANOPY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 56. URBAN RENEWAL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 56A. VIDEO GAMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 57. WEAPONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 59. ZONING - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 60. SILVER SPRING, BETHESDA, WHEATON AND MONTGOMERY HILLS PARKING LOT DISTRICTS - REGULATIONS
MISCELLANEOUS MONTGOMERY COUNTY REGULATIONS
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Chapter 27.  Human Rights and Civil Liberties.
   *Editor’s noteChapter 27 (§§ 27-1 through 27-63) is cited in Montgomery County v. Glenmont Hills Associates, Privacy World at Glenmont Metro Centre, 402 Md. 250, 936 A.2d 325 (2007).  Chapter 27 is cited in Ruffin Hotel Corp v. Gasper, 418 Md. 594, 17 A.3d 676 (2011), Janey v. N. Hess Sons, Inc., 268 F. Supp. 2d 616 (2003), and Magee v. Dansources Technical Services, Inc., 137 Md. App. 527, 769 A.2d 231 (2001).  Chapter 27, Article I, Division 1 is interpreted in Holiday Universal Club of Rockville, Inc. v. Montgomery County, 67 Md. App. 568, 508 A.2d 991 (1986), where the Court held Chapter 27 is a valid exercise of the police power and is not void for vagueness.  Chapter 27, Article I, is discussed in Evans v. Technologies Applications & Services Co., 875 F.Supp. 1115 (D.Md. 1995).  Chapter 27 is cited in McCrory Corp. v. Fowler, 319 Md. 12, 570 A.2d 834 (1990); in Holiday Spas v. Montgomery County Human Relations Commission, 315 Md. 390, 554 A.2d 1197 (1989); and in Hanna v. Emergency Medicine Associates, P.A., 77 Md. App. 595, 551 A.2d 492 (1989).  Chapter 27 is discussed in City of Takoma Park v. Citizens for Decent Government, 301 Md. 439, 483 A.2d 348 (1984).
   See County Attorney Opinion dated 5/11/05 analyzing disparate impact claims in lending practices and whether Chapter 27 encompasses these claims.  See also the supplemental County Attorney Opinion dated 6/22/05.
   2001 L.M.C., ch. 9, § 2, states: Transition and application.  An Executive regulation or a Human Relations Commission regulation or rule in effect when this Act becomes law [August 13, 2001] remains in effect but is modified to the extent necessary to be consistent with Chapter 27 of the County Code, as amended by this Act.  This Act applies to every complaint under Article I of Chapter 27, unless the complaint was resolved or is pending before a Commission panel or a court on the date this Act takes effect [August 13, 2001].
Article I. Commission on Human Rights.
§ 27-1. Statement of policy.
§ 27-1A. Reserved.
§ 27-2. Commission membership and case review boards.
§ 27-3. Officers; meetings; quorum; voting.
§ 27-4. Office of Human Rights.
§ 27-5. Duties generally.
§ 27-6. Definitions.
§ 27-7. Administration and enforcement.
§ 27-8. Penalties and relief.
§ 27-9. Civil actions.
Division 1. Discrimination in Public Accommodations.
§ 27-10. Scope.
§ 27-11. Discriminatory practices– in general.
§ 27-11A. Discriminatory practices – specific protections for LGBTQ individuals in care facilities.
Division 2. Discrimination in Real Estate.
Subdivision A. Discrimination in Housing.
§ 27-12. Discriminatory housing practices.
§ 27-13. Posting of notices; reports.
§ 27-14. Applicability of division.
§ 27-15. Licensing and licensing authorities.
Subdivision B. Discrimination in Commercial Real Estate.
§ 27-16. Discriminatory practices in commercial real estate.
§ 27-17. Exemptions.
§ 27-18. Enforcement.
Division 3. Discrimination in Employment.
§ 27-19. Discriminatory employment practices.
§ 27-20. Notice to be posted; reports and records.
§ 27-21. Reports and records of person under investigation.
Division 4. Discrimination through Intimidation.
§ 27-22. Discrimination through intimidation.
§ 27-23. Parental liability.
§ 27-24. Alternative service; anti-hate/violence fund.
§ 27-25. Reliance on prior judicial decisions
§ 27-26. Partnership Fund for victims of hate/violence.
§ 27-26A. Coordination of fair housing activities.
§ 27-26B. Interagency fair housing coordinating group.
Article II. Commission for Women.
§ 27-27. Statement of policy.
§ 27-28. Created; composition; appointment; terms of office and compensation of members; meetings, etc.
§ 27-29. Powers and duties generally.
§ 27-30. Committees generally; advisory committees.
§ 27-31. Advisory council.
§ 27-32. Volunteers; consultants.
§ 27-33. Reserved.
§ 27-33A. Fees.
Article III. Commission on Aging.
§ 27-34. Statement of policy.
§ 27-35. Creation; composition; appointment; terms and compensation of members; meetings; quorum; reports.
§ 27-36. Executive secretary; additional personnel and facilities.
§ 27-37. Powers and duties generally.
§ 27-38. Committees.
§ 27-39. Volunteer workers and consultants.
Article IV. Community Action Agency.
§ 27-40. Statement of policy.
§ 27-41. Creation and organization.
§ 27-42. General powers and duties of Board.
§ 27-43. Committees and advisers.
§ 27-44. Authority of executive director.
§ 27-45. Reports.
§ 27-46. Repeal of current resolution.
Article V. Commission on Children and Youth.
§ 27-47. Statement of policy.
§ 27-48. Commission on Children and Youth Generally.
§ 27-49. Duties and responsibilities.
§ 27-49A. Citizens Review Panel for Children.
Article VI. Commission on People With Disabilities.
§ 27-50. Statement of policy.
§ 27-51. Commission—Composition and appointments; meetings; staff.
§ 27-52. Duties.
§ 27-52A. Advocacy.
Article VII. Committee for Ethnic Affairs.
§ 27-53. Committee for Ethnic Affairs—Established; membership; terms of membership; chairperson.
§ 27-54. Responsibilities of the Committee.
§ 27-55. Annual ethnic heritage festival.
§ 27-56. Reports.
§ 27-57. Committee support.
§ 27-58. Meetings.
§ 27-59. Compensation of members.
§ 27-60. Committee in advisory category.
§ 27-61. Advocacy.
Article VIII. Human Trafficking Prevention Committee.
§ 27-62. Human Trafficking Prevention Committee.
Article IX. Committee Against Hate/Violence.
§ 27-63. Committee Against Hate/Violence.
Article X. Displaced Service Workers Protection Act.
§ 27-64. Definitions.
§ 27-65. Transition employment period.
§ 27-66. Enforcement.
Article XI. County Minimum Wage.
§ 27-67. Findings and definitions.
§ 27-68. Minimum wage required.
§ 27-69. Tipped employees.
§ 27-70. Enforcement.
§ 27-70A. Annual impact analysis.
Article XII. Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards.
§ 27-71. Findings and purpose; definitions.
§ 27-72. Prohibited inquiries; retaliation.
§ 27-73. Rescission of a conditional offer based on criminal record.
§ 27-74. Exemptions.
§ 27-75. Enforcement.
Article XIII. Earned Sick and Safe Leave.
§ 27-76. Findings and definitions.
§ 27-77. Earned sick and safe leave required.
§ 27-78. Minimum earned sick and safe leave standards.
§ 27-79. Use of earned sick and safe leave.
§ 27-80. Notice.
§ 27-81. Records.
§ 27-82. Enforcement.
Article XIV. Racial Equity and Social Justice Advisory Committee.
§ 27-83. Racial Equity and Social Justice Advisory Committee.
Article XV. Minimum Work Week for Building Maintenance Workers.  Reserved.
§ 27-84. Definitions.  Reserved.
§ 27-85. Minimum work week; enforcement.  Reserved.