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Boards, Commissions and Advisory Groups Appointed by the Governor that are under the purview of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation-Qualifications of Members

Amusement Ride Safety Advisory Board, State
Business Regulation Article 3-304(a)(1) The Board consists of 9 members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. (a)(2) Of the 9 members of the Board: (i) 1 shall be a mechanical engineer; (ii) 1 shall represent owners of carnivals; (iii) 1 shall represent the State Fair and the County Fairs; (iv) 1 shall represent amusement ride rental operators; (v) 2 shall represent owners of amusement parks; and (v) 3 shall be consumer members. (a)(3) In choosing the members of the Board, the Governor shall make every effort to ensure that each region of the State is represented. (b) Each consumer member of the board shall be a member of the general public. (c)(1) The term of a member is 4 years and begins on July 1. (c)(3) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. Section 3-305 The Governor shall Board Summary Report 3/11/2016 Page 10 of 202 appoint a chairman from among the consumer members of the Board. NOTE: Chapter 4 of 1992 Acts of MD: created a new Business Regulations Article, and selection of Chairman altered from designation to appointment in code revision. Designation procedure in original law prevails. NOTE: HB 108 of 2011 Session altered membership to add 1 rep of amusement ride rental operators and changed the number of consumer members from 4 to 3.

Apprenticeship and Training Council
Labor and Employment Article 11-403: (a)(1) The Council consists of 12 members all of whom shall be appointed by the Governor with the advice of the Secretary and with the advice and consent of the Senate. (a)(2) Four of the members shall be representatives of employee organizations; 1 shall be an employee; 5 shall be representatives of employers and 2 shall be appointed from the general public. (a)(3) The membership of the Council shall include representation by black, female, and handicapped persons. Consultants to the Council shall include representation by black, female, and handicapped persons. (a)(4) In advising the Governor, the Secretary shall give consideration to a balanced geographic representation from all of Maryland and a representative sampling and mix of Maryland industry. (a)(5) One member shall be appointed as Chairman by the Governor, with the advice of the Secretary, and serve as Chairman at the pleasure of the Governor. The Assistant State Superintendent, Career and Technology Education, and the Maryland State Director of the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, U.S. Department of Labor, shall serve as consultants to the Council without vote. (a)(6) The Governor, with the advice of the Secretary may appoint up to 3 additional consultants to the Council from the public at large. (b) All appointments as members of the Council shall be for terms of 4 years.

Architects, State Board of
Business Occupations and Professions Article, Section 3-202(a)(1) The Board consists of 7 members. (a)(2) Of the 7 members of the Board: (i) 5 shall be licensed architects; and (ii) 2 shall be consumer members. (a)(3) The Governor shall appoint the members with the advice of the Secretary and the advice and consent of the Senate. (b) Each member of the Board shall be a resident and citizen of the State. (c) Of the 5 architect members: (c)(1) at least 3 shall be graduates of schools of architecture accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board; and (c)(2) each shall have practiced architecture in the State, in private practice as a primary vocation, for at least 10 years before appointment. (d) Qualifications of consumer members - Each consumer member: (d)(1) shall be a member of the general public; (d)(2) may not be a licensee or otherwise be subject to regulation by the Board; (d)(3) may not be required to meet the qualifications for the professional members of the Board; and (d)(4) may not, within 1 year before appointment, have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Board. (e) While a member of the Board, a consumer member may not: (e)(1) have a financial interest in or receive compensation from a person regulated by the Board; or (e)(2) grade any examination given by or for the Board. (f) Before taking office, each appointee to the Board shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the MD Constitution. (g)(1) The term of a member is 5 years and begins on July 1. (g)(3) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. 3-203 From among the members of the Board and with the advice of the Secretary, the Governor shall appoint a chairman.

Athletic Commission, State
Business Regulation Article 4-202(a) The Commission consists of 5 members appointed by the Governor with the advice of the Secretary of Licensing and Regulation. (b) Before taking office, each appointee to the Commission shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the Maryland Constitution. (c)(1) The term of a member is 6 years and begins on July 1. (c)(3) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. 4-203(a) The Commission shall elect a Chairman from among the members of the Commission.

Barbers, State Board of
Business Occupations and Professions Article 4-202(a)(1) - The Board consists of 7 members. (a)(2) Of the 7 members of the Board: (i) 5 shall be master barbers; and (ii) 2 shall be consumer members. (a)(3) The Governor shall appoint the members with the advice of the Secretary. (b) Each master barber member shall have practiced barbering in the State continuously for at least 5 years before appointment. (c) Each consumer member of the Board: (c)(1) shall be a member of the general public; (c)(2) may not be a licensee or otherwise be subject to regulation by the Board; (c)(3) may not be required to meet the qualifications for the professional members of the Board; and (c)(4) may not, within 1 year before appointment, have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Board. (d) While a member of the Board, a consumer member may not: (d)(1) have a financial interest in or receive compensation from a person regulated by the Board; or (d)(2) grade any examination given by or for the Board. (e) Before taking office, each appointee shall take the oath required by Article I, Sec. 9 of the MD Constitution. (f)(1) The term is 5 years and begins July 1. (f)(3) A member may not serve more than 2 consecutive terms. (f)(4) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. 4-203 From among the members, the Governor shall appoint a president, treasurer, and secretary.

Boiler Rules, Board of
Public Safety Art. 12-904 (a) There is a Board of Boiler Rules in the Division of Labor and Industry in the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation. (b) The Board consists of the following 10 members: (i) as an ex officio member, the Commissioner; and (ii) nine members appointed by the Governor with the advice of the Secretary and with the advice and consent of the Senate. (2) Of the nine appointed members of the Board: (i) one shall be a representative of the owners and users of power boilers; (ii) one shall be a representative of owners of agricultural, model, or historical steam engine equipment; (iii) one shall be a representative of owners and users of pressure vessels; (iv) one shall be a representative of manufacturers or assemblers of boilers or pressure vessels; (v) one shall be a representative of an insurer authorized to insure boilers or pressure vessels; (vi) one shall be a mechanical engineer on the faculty of a recognized engineering college within the State; (vii) one shall be a stationary engineer; (viii) one shall be a professional engineer with boiler or pressure vessel experience; and (ix) one shall be a consumer member. (c)(1) The consumer member of the Board: (i) shall be a member of the public; (ii) may not be a licensee or otherwise be subject to regulation by the Board; (iii) may not be required to meet the qualifications for the professional members of the Board; and (iv) may not, within 1 year before appointment, have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Board. (b)(2) While a member of the Board, the consumer may not: (i) have a financial interest in or receive compensation from a person regulated by the Board; or (ii) grade any examination given by or for the Board. (d)(1) The term of an appointed member if 4 years. (e) The Board shall elect a chairman from among its members.

Collection Agency Licensing Board
Business Regulation Article 7-202(a)(1) The Board consists of the following 5 members: (i) As an ex officio member, the Commissioner; and (ii) 4 members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. (a)(2) Of the 4 appointed members: (i) 2 shall represent collection agencies; and (ii) 2 shall be consumer members. (b)(1) Each consumer member of the Board: (i) Shall be a member of the General Public; and (ii) Shall be: 1. an officer or member of the board of a recognized consumer group in the State; or 2. an employee of a local consumer protection unit in the State. (b)(2) A consumer member of the Board may not: (i) be a licensee or otherwise be subject to regulation by the Board; or (ii) within 1 year before appointment, have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Board. (c) Restrictions on consumer members. While a member of the Board, a consumer member may not have a financial interest in or receive compensation from a person regulated by the Board. (d) Before taking office, each appointee to the Board shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the Maryland Constitution. (e)(1) The term of an appointed member is 4 years and begins on July 1. (e)(2) At the end of a term, an appointed member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. 7-203 The Commissioner is Chairman of the Board.

Correctional Education Council
Subtitle 9, Correctional Institutions, Section11-901. The Council consists of 14 members. (2) Four of the members of the Council shall be residents of this State appointed by the Governor for a term of 4 years who each shall serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies as follows: (i) 2 representing the business community; (ii) a former offender; and (iii) 1 member of the general public. (3) The following officials shall serve ex-officio: (i) the Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services; (ii) the Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation; (iii) the State Superintendent of Schools: (iv) the Secretary of Higher Education; (v) the Secretary of Business and Economic Development; (vi) the President of a Community College in the State;(vii) the Chair of the Governor's Workforce Investment Board; (viii) the Director of Education and Workforce Skills Training for Correctional Institutions; (ix) an official from a local correctional facility; and (x) the county superintendent of schools from a county where a correctional institution of the Division of Correction is located, who shall be selected by the State Superintendent. (d)(1) The Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services and the Secretary of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation shall serve as co-chairs of this Council. HB 1244 of 2015 altered the name from the Education & Workforce Training Coordinating Council for Correctional Institutions.

Cosmetologists, State Board of
Business Occupations and Professions Article 5-201 There is a State Board of Cosmetologists. 5-202(a)(1) The Board consists of 7 members. (a)(2) Of the 7 members: (i) 4 shall be licensed cosmetologists; (ii) 1 shall be affiliated with a private cosmetology school as an educator or owner; and (iii) 2 shall be consumer members. (a)(3) The Governor shall appoint the members with the advice of the Secretary. (b) Each cosmetologist member: (b)(1) shall have practiced cosmetology actively for at least 5 years before appointment; (b)(2) shall be a citizen of the State; (b)(3) may not be affiliated directly or indirectly with any cosmetology school; (b)(4) may not be affiliated with any person who manufactures or sells any article, supply, or merchandise that is commonly used in a beauty salon; and (b)(5) may not be a graduate of the same school of cosmetology as any other member of the Board. (c) Each consumer member of the Board: (c)(1) shall be a member of the general public; (c)(2) may not be a licensee or otherwise be subject to regulation by the Board; (c)(3) may not be required to meet the qualifications for the professional members of the Board; and (c)(4) may not, within 1 year before appointment, have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Board. (d) While a member of the Board, a consumer member may not: (d)(1) have a financial interest in or receive compensation from a person regulated by the Board, or (d)(2) grade any examination given by or for the Board. (e) Before taking office, each appointee shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the MD Constitution. (f)(1) The term of a member is 3 years and begins on July 1. (f)(3) A member may not serve more than 2 consecutive terms. (f)(4) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. BO&P 5-203(a) From among its members, the Board shall annually elect a chairman.

Electricians, State Board of Master
Business Occupations and Professions Article 6-202(a)(1) The State Board consists of 9 members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. (a)(2) Of the 9 members of the State Board: (i) 6 shall be licensed master electricians; and (ii) 3 shall be consumer members. (a)(3) Of the 6 master electrician members: (i) 1 shall be from Baltimore City; (ii) 1 shall be from the area that consists of CRLN, DORC, KENT, QANN, SMST, TLBT, WICO, and WORC Counties; (iii) 1 shall be from the area that consists of BLCO, CECL, and HRFD Counties; (iv) 1 shall be from the area that consists of ANAR, CLVT, CHAS, and STMA Counties; (v) 1 shall be from the area that consists of MONT and PGEO Counties; and (vi) 1 shall be from the area that consists of ALLG, CRRL, FRED, GRRT, HWRD, and WASH Counties. (a)(4) The consumer members shall be from the State at large. (a)(5) A member of the State Board may not reside in the same county as another member. (b) Each member of the Board shall be a citizen and resident of the State. (c) Each master electrician member shall: (c)(1) hold an active State license; and (c)(2) be engaged actively in providing electrical services as a master electrician for at least 5 consecutive years immediately before appointment. (d) Each consumer member of the Board: (d)(1) shall be a member of the general public; (d)(2) may not be a licensee or otherwise be subject to regulation by the State Board; (d)(3) may not be required to meet the qualifications for the professional members of the Board; and (d)(4) may not, within 1 year before appointment, Board Summary Report 3/11/2016 Page 77 of 202 have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Board. (e) While a member of the State Board, a consumer member may not: (e)(1) have a financial interest in or receive compensation from a person regulated by the State Board; or (e)(2) grade an examination given by or for the State Board. (f) Before taking office, each appointee to the State Board shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the MD Constitution. (g)(1) The term of a member is 3 years and begins on July 1. (g)(5) A member may not be reappointed for more than 2 consecutive 3-year terms. 6-203: (a) From among its members, the State Board annually shall elect a chairman.

Elevator Safety Review Board
Public Safety Article 12-820. (a)(1) The Board shall consist of the following 10 members: (i) as an ex officio member, the Commissioner; and (ii) 9 members appointed by the Governor with the advice of the Secretary and with the advice and consent of the Senate. (2) Of the 9 appointed members of the Board: (i) 1 shall represent a major elevator manufacturing company or its authorized representative; (ii) 1 shall represent an elevator servicing company; (iii) 1 shall represent the architectural design profession; (iv) 1 shall represent a municipal corporation in the State; (v) 1 shall represent a building owner or manager; (vi) 1 shall represent labor involved in the installation, maintenance, and repair of elevators; (vii) one shall represent the elevator interior renovation industry; and (viii) 2 shall be members of the public. (b)(1) The term of an appointed member is 3 years.

Engineers, State Board of Stationary
Business Occupations and Professions Article, Section 6.5-201.There is a State Board of Stationary Engineers. Board Summary Report 3/11/2016 Page 80 of 202 6.5-202. (A) (1) The Board consists of 8 members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. (2) of the 8 members of the Board:(I) 3 shall be stationary engineers; (II) 1 shall be a rep from the boiler manufacture and design industry;(III) 1 shall be a boiler owner; (IV) 2 shall be consumer members; and (V) 1 shall be the Chief Boiler Inspector of the State, or the Chief Boiler Inspector's designee, who shall be an ex officio, nonvoting member of the Board. (B) Each member of the Board shall be: (1) a citizen of the US; and (2) a resident of the State. (C) (1) At least 2 of the engineer members of the Board shall hold a Grade 1 Stationary Engineer License. (2) Each engineer member of the Board shall: (I) have at least 10 years practical experience in running steam engines, boilers and appliances pertaining to stationary and portable engines; and (II) hold a State license at all times during the member's term on the Board. (D) Each consumer member of the Board (1) shall be a member of the general public; (2) may not be a licensee or otherwise subject to regulation by the Board; and (3) may not have had within 1 yr before appoint a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Board. (F) (1) The term of a member is 3 years and begins on July 1. 6.5 -203 (A) From among its members, the Board shall elect a chair.

Equal Pay Commission (2016)
Labor & Employment Article 3-309. (B) There is an Equal Pay Commission in the Division of Labor and Industry. (C) The Commission consists of the following members: (1) the Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, or designee; (2) the Commissioner, or designee; (3) the Executive Director of the Commission on Civil Rights, or designee; and (4) the following members, appointed by the Governor: (i) 3 representatives of business in the State who have been nominated by State business organizations and business trade associations; (ii) 2 representatives of labor organizations who have been nominated by labor federations; (iii) 2 representatives of organizations: 1. whose objectives include the elimination of pay disparities between individuals of one sex or gender identity and minorities and non-minorities; and 2. who have undertaken advocacy, educational or legislative initiatives in pursuit of those objectives; and (iv) 3 representatives of higher education or research institutions: 1. who have experience and expertise in the collection and analysis of data concerning pay disparities; and 2. whose research has been used in efforts to promote the elimination of those disparities. (d) To the extent practicable, the composition of the Commission shall reflect the race, gender and geographic diversity of the population of the State. (E) The term of a member appointed by the Governor is 4 years. (F) The Governor shall designate the chair of the Commission. Section 2. The terms of the initial members shall expire as follows: (1) 2 members in 2017; (2) 2 members in 2018; (3) 3 members in 2019; and (4) 3 members in 2020.

Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors, State Board of
Business Regulation Article 9A-202(a)(1) The Board consists of 9 members. (a)(2) Of the 9 members: (i) 5 shall be master heating, ventilation, air- conditioning, and refrigeration contractors licensed in the State, a Board Summary Report 3/11/2016 Page 101 of 202 subdivision of the State, or another state provided that state has licensing requirements equivalent to the licensing requirements of this title; (ii) 1 shall be a master electrician; (iii) 1 shall be a master plumber; and (iv) 2 shall be consumer members. (a)(3) The Governor shall appoint the members of the Board with the advice of the Secretary and with the advice and consent of the Senate. (b) Geographical representation of professional members. Except for the initial members of the Board of the members appointed under subsection (a)(2)(i), (ii), and (iii) of this section: (1) 1 shall be from the area that consists of CRLN, DORC, KENT, QANN, SMST, TLBT, WICO, and WORC Counties; (2) 1 shall be from the area that consists of CITY, BLCO, CECL, and HRFD Counties; (3) 1 shall be from the area that consists of ANAR, CLVT, CHAS, and STMA Counties. (4) 1 shall be from the area that consists of HWRD, MONT, and PGEO Counties; and (5) 1 shall be from the area that consists of ALLG, CRRL, FRED, GRRT, and WASH Counties. (c) Each member of the Board shall be: (i) a citizen of the United States; and (ii) a resident of the State. (d) Qualifications of professional members. (d)(1) Each member appointed under subsection (a)(2)(i), (ii), and (iii) of this section: (i) shall be an active contractor; (ii) shall hold a current active license under this title or under a licensing program in a subdivision of the State; and (iii) shall have provided services as a contractor for not less than 5 consecutive years immediately prior to the date of appointment. (d)(2) The master electrician member of the Board: (i) shall be actively engaged in the electrical contracting business as a master electrician; (ii) shall hold a current active license under this article; and (iii) shall have been engaged in business as a master electrician for not less than 5 consecutive years immediately prior to the date of appointment. (d)(3) The master plumber member of the Board: (i) shall be actively engaged in the plumbing contracting business as a master plumber; (ii) shall hold a current active license under this article; and (iii) shall have been engaged in business as a master plumber for not less than 5 consecutive years immediately prior to the date of appointment. (e) Qualifications of consumer members. Each consumer member of the Board: (e)(1) shall be a member of the general public; (e)(2) may not be a licensee or otherwise be subject to the regulation of the Board; and (3) may not have had within 1 year before appointment a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Board. (g)(1) The term of a member is 3 years. (g)(5) Board members are eligible for reappointment, but may not serve more than 2 consecutive terms. 9A-203(a) From among the Board members, the Governor shall appoint a chairman.

Home Improvement Commission, Maryland
Business Regulation Article 8-202(a)(1) The Commission consists of 9 members, appointed by the Governor with the advice of the Secretary. (a)(2) Of the 9 members of the Commission: (i) 3 shall have experience in some phase of the business of home improvement; (ii) At least 1 shall have experience in the business of banking or finance; (iii) 4 shall be consumer members; and (iv) 1 shall have experience in some phase of the business of home improvement or shall be a consumer member. (b) Each member of the Commission shall have been a citizen and resident of the State for at least 5 years before appointment. (c) Each consumer member of the Commission: (c)(1) shall be a member of the general public; (c)(2) may not be a licensee or otherwise be subject to regulation by the Commission; (c)(3) may not be required to meet the qualifications for the professional members of the Commission; and (c)(4) may not, within 1 year before appointment, have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Commission. (d) While a member of the Commission, a consumer member may not: (d)(1) have a financial interest in or receive compensation from a person regulated by the Commission; or (d)(2) grade any examination given by or for the Commission. (e) Before taking office, each appointee to the Commission shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the Maryland Constitution. (f)(1) The term of a member is 4 years and begins on July 1. (f)(3) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. (g) (1) The Governor may remove a member for incompetence or misconduct. (2) The Governor shall remove a member if the member did not attend at least 2/3 of the commission meetings held during the prior year while the member was serving on the commission. 8-203 With the advice of the Secretary, the Governor shall designate a Chairman.

Interior Designers, State Board of Certified Board
Business Occupations and Professions, Section 8-202(a)(1): The Board consists of 7 members. (2) Of the 7 members: (i) 5 shall be certified interior designers; (ii) 1 shall be an architect licensed by the State Board of Architects who provides interior design services; and (iii) 1 shall be a consumer member. (a)(3) The Governor shall appoint members of the Board with the advice of the Secretary and the advice and consent of the Senate. (b) Each member shall be a resident and citizen of the State. (c) Each interior designer member shall have provided interior design services for at least 5 years immediately before appointment. (d) The architect member shall have practiced in the State for at least 5 years immediately before appointment. (e) The consumer member : (e)(1) shall be a member of the general public; (e)(2) may not be a certified interior designer or otherwise be subject to regulation by the Board; (e)(3) may not be required to meet the qualifications for the professional members of the Board; and (e)(4) may not within 1 year before appointment, have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from an individual regulated by the Board. (f) While a member of the Board, the consumer member may not: (f)(1) Have a financial interest in or receive compensation from an individual regulated by the Board; or (f)(2) Grade any examination given by or for the Board. (g) Before taking office, each appointee to the Board shall take the oath required by Article 1, Section 9 of the Maryland Constitution. (h)(1) The term of a member is 3 years and begins on July 1. (h)(3) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. 8-203(a) From among its members, the Board annually shall elect a chairman.

Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Board of Appeals of the Department of
Labor and Employment Article 8-5A-02. (a)(1) The Board of Appeals consists of a chairman and 2 associate members. (2) Subject to the approval of the Governor, the Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation shall appoint the chairman and the 2 associate members. (b) Before taking office each appointee shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the MD Constitution. (c)(1) The term of a member is 6 years and begins on June 1. (c)(3) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. (6) If the position of chairman of the Board of Appeals is vacant, the Secretary, subject to the approval of the Governor, may appoint 1 of the associate members to be chairman for the rest of the term of the associate member.

Land Surveyors, State Board for
Professional Business Occupations and Professions Article 15-202(a)(1) The Board consists of 6 members. (a)(2) Of the 6 members of the Board: (i) 3 shall be professional land surveyors; (ii) 1 shall be a licensed property line surveyor; and (iii) 2 shall be consumer members. (a)(3) The Governor shall appoint the members with the advice of the Secretary and with the advice and consent of the Senate. (a)(4) The Governor may appoint each of the professional members from a list of at least 3 names submitted to the Secretary by the MD Society of Surveyors. (b) Each consumer member: (b)(1) shall be a member of the general public; (b)(2) may not be a licensee or otherwise be subject to regulation by the Board; (b)(3) may not be required to meet the qualifications for the professional members of the Board; and (b)(4) may not, within 1 year before appointment, have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Board. (c) While a member of the Board, a consumer member may not: (c)(1) have a financial interest in or receive compensation from a person regulated by the Board; or (c)(2) grade any examination given by or for the Board. (d) Before taking office, each appointee to the Board shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the MD Constitution. (e)(1) The term of a member is 5 years and begins on July 1. (e)(3) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. 15-203(a) From among the members of the Board, the Governor shall appoint a chairman. This board shall terminate and be of no effect after July 1, 2024.

Landscape Architects, Board of Examiners of
Business Occupations and Professions Article 9-202(a)(1) The Board consists of 5 members. (a)(2) Of the 5 members: (i) 3 shall be licensed landscape architects; and (ii) 2 shall be consumer members. (a)(3) The Governor shall appoint the members with the advice of the Secretary and the advice and consent of the Senate. (b) Each landscape architect member shall be a licensed landscape architect who has practiced landscape architecture in the State for at least 5 years. (c) Each consumer member: (1) shall be a member of the general public; (2) may not be a licensee or otherwise be subject to regulation by the Board; (3) may not be required to meet the qualifications for the professional members of the Board; and (4) may not, within 1 year before appointment, have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Board. (d) While a member of the Board, a consumer member may not: (1) have a financial interest in or receive compensation from a person regulated by the Board; or (2) grade any examination given by or for the Board. (e) Before taking office, each appointee to the Board shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the MD Constitution. (f)(1) The term of a member is 3 years and begins on July 1. (f)(3) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. 9-203(a) From among its members, the Board annually shall elect a chairman. The Board shall terminate and be of no effect after July 1, 2024.

Pilots, State Board of
Business Occupations and Professions Article 11-202(a)(1) The Board consists of 9 members. (a)(2) Of the 9 members of the Board: (i) 1 shall be the Secretary or a designee thereof, as an ex officio member; (ii) 1 shall be the President of the Association of MD Pilots; (iii) 3 shall be retired or licensed pilots who have at least 5 years' experience providing pilotage (iv) 2 shall be members of the steamship industry who actively employ pilots; (v) 1 shall be a rep of the ship docking tugboat industry in the Port of Baltimore; and (vi) 1 shall be a consumer member. (a)(3) The Governor shall appoint each member under paragraph (2)(iii), (iv), (v) and (vi) of this subsection with the advice of the Secretary. (b) A designee of the Secretary: (b)(1) may not be or ever have been employed in the shipping or maritime industry; and (b)(2) may not have or ever have had a financial interest in the shipping or maritime industry. (c) The consumer member of the Board: (c)(1) shall be a member of the general public; (c)(2) may not be or ever have been employed or have or ever have had a financial interest in the shipping or maritime industry; (c)(3) may not be a licensee or otherwise be subject to regulation by the Board; (c)(4) may not, within 1 year before appointment, have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Board; and (c)(5) may not be required to meet the qualifications for the professional members of the Board. (d) While a member of the Board, the consumer member may not: (d)(1) have a financial interest in or receive compensation from a person regulated by the Board; or (d)(2) grade any examination given by or for the Board. (e) Before taking office, each appointee to the Board shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the MD Constitution. (f)(1) The term of an appointed member is 2 years and begins on June 1. (f)(3) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. (f)(5) An appointed member may not serve more than 2 terms consecutively. 11-203 From among the members, the Governor shall appoint a chairperson.

Plumbing, State Board of
Business Occupations and Professions Article, Section 12-202(a)(1) The Board consists of 9 members. (a)(2)(i) 7 shall be plumbers; and (a)(2)(ii) 2 shall be consumer members. (a)(3) Of the 7 plumber members: (a)(3)(i) at least 6 shall be master plumbers; and (a)(3)(ii) 1 may be a journey plumber or a master plumber. (a)(4) Subject to paragraph (6) of this subsection, of the 7 plumber members of the Board: (a)(4)(i) 2 shall be from Baltimore City; (a)(4)(ii) 1 shall be from the area that consists of ANAR, CLVT, CHAS, PGEO, and STMA Counties; (a)(4)(iii) 1 shall be from the area that consists of CRLN, DORC, KENT, QANN, SMST, TLBT, WICO, and WORC; (a)(4)(iv) 1 shall be from the area that consists of ALLG, FRED, GRRT, MONT, and WASH Counties; (a)(4)(v) 1 shall be from the area that consists of CRRL and HWRD Counties; and (a)(4)(vi) 1 shall be from the area that consists of CECL and HRFD counties. (a)(5) A consumer member may not reside in the same county as a plumber member. (a)(6) A member may not reside in a county or area of a county that is exempted from this title (see 12-103 below). (a)(7) The Governor shall appoint the members with the advice of the Secretary and with the advice and consent of the Senate. (b) Each consumer member of the Board: (b)(1)shall be a member of the general public; (b)(2) may not be a licensee or otherwise be subject to regulation by the Board; (b)(3) may not be required to meet the qualifications for the professional members of the Board; and (b)(4) may not, within 1 year before appointment, have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Board. (c) While a member of the Board, a consumer member may not: (c)(1) have a financial interest in or receive compensation from a person regulated by the Board; or (c)(2) grade an examination given by or for the Board. (d) Before taking office each appointee shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the Maryland Constitution. (e)(1) The term of a member is 3 years and begins on May 1. (e)(3) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. 12-203(a) From among the members of the Board and with the advice of the Secretary, the Governor shall appoint a chairman. 12-103(a) and (b) Baltimore County, Montgomery and Prince George's County areas in the WSSC are exempted. Board shall terminate and be of no effect after July 1, 2023.

Professional Engineers, State Board for
Business Occupations and Professions Article, Section 14-202: (a)(1) The Board consists of 8 members. (a)(2) Of the 8 members: (i) 6 shall be engineers; and (ii) 2 shall be consumer members. (a)(3) Of the 6 engineer members of the Board: (i) 1 shall be a chemical engineer; (ii) 2 shall be civil engineers; (iii) 1 shall be an electrical engineer; (iv) 1 shall be a mechanical engineer; and (v) 1 shall be a professional engineer appointed without regard to specific professional practice who shall represent other designations of professional engineering. (a)(4) The Governor shall appoint the members with the advice of the Secretary and with the advice and consent of the Senate. (a)(5)(i) The Governor shall appoint each of the engineer members from a single list of at least 3 names of engineers submitted by the local chapters of the applicable professional organization, as set forth in this paragraph and any list of qualified individuals that may have been submitted to the Governor by any person who is a resident of the State. (ii) For the chemical engineer, the list shall be submitted by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. (iii) For the civil engineer, the list shall be submitted by the American Society of Civil Engineers. (iv) For the electrical engineers, the list shall be submitted by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. (v) For the mechanical engineer, the list shall be submitted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. (VI) For the one engineer member identified in paragraph (3)(v) of this subsection, the list shall be submitted by the Maryland Society of Professional Engineers. (b) Each member of the Board shall be: (b)(1) a citizen of the United States; and (b)(2) a resident of the State. (c)(1) Each engineer member of the Board shall have: (i) practiced engineering for a least 12 years; and (ii) been in responsible charge of important engineering work for at least 5 years. (c)(2) Each engineer member of the Board shall be licensed as a professional engineer in this State at all times during the members term on the Board. (d) Each consumer member of the Board: (d)(1) shall be a member of the general public; (d)(2) may not be a licensee or otherwise be subject to regulation by the Board; (d)(3) may not be required to meet the qualifications for the professional members of the Board; and (d)(4) may not, within 1 year before appointment, have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Board. (e) While a member of the Board, a consumer member may not: (e)(1) have a financial interest in or receive compensation from a person regulated by the Board; or (e)(2) grade any examination given by or for the Board. (f) Before taking office, each appointee to the Board shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the MD Constitution. (g)(1) The term of a member is 5 years and begins on July 1. (g)(3) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. 14-203(a) From among its members, the Board annually shall elect a chairman, a vice chairman, and a secretary. Section 2. (1) The term of the new member of the State Board for Professional Engineers shall expire 5 years after the member is appointed.

Public Accountancy, Maryland State Board of
Business Occupations and Professions Article, Section 2-202: (a)(1) The Board consists of 7 members. (a)(2) Of the 7 members: (i) 5 shall be licensed certified public accountants, of whom: 1. 4 shall practice certified public accountancy actively; and 2. 1 shall be a full-time professor of accounting at an accredited college; (ii) 2 shall be consumer members. (a)(3) The Governor shall appoint the members with the advice of the Secretary. (b) Each member of the Board shall be: (b)(1) a citizen of the United States; and (b)(2) a resident of the State. (c) Each consumer member of the Board: (c)(1) shall be a member of the general public; (c)(2) may not be a licensee or otherwise be subject to regulation by the Board; (c)(3) may not be required to meet the qualifications for the professional members of the Board; and (c)(4) may not, within 1 year before appointment, have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Board. (d) While a member of the Board, a consumer member may not: (d)(1) have a financial interest in or receive compensation from a person regulated by the Board; or (d)(2) grade any examination given by or for the Board. (e) Before taking office, each appointee to the Board shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the MD Constitution. (f)(1) The term of a member is 3 years and begins on July 1. (f)(3) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. (f)(5) A member may not serve more than 2 terms consecutively, but following the 2nd term, may serve again after an interval of at least 3 years. 2-203(a) From among its members, the Board shall elect: (1) a chairman; and (2)(i) a secretary and a treasurer; or (ii) a secretary-treasurer.

Racing Commission
State Business Regulation Article 11-202(a) The Commission consists of 9 members, appointed by the Governor with Board Summary Report 3/11/2016 Page 152 of 202 the advice and consent of the Senate. (b) At the time of appointment and qualification: (b)(1) Each member shall be (i) at least 25 years old; (ii) a resident of the State who has resided in the State for at least the last 5 years; (iii) a qualified voter of the State; and (iv) an individual who has not been convicted of a crime that involves moral turpitude; (b)(2) At least 3 members of the Commission shall be knowledgeable or experienced in an aspect of thoroughbred racing; and (b)(3) At least 3 other members shall be knowledgeable or experienced in an aspect of harness racing. (c)(1) A member of the Commission may not hold an official relation to a licensee or hold any stocks, bonds, or other financial interest in a licensee. (c)(2) Not more than 4 members who are appointed after July 1, 1989, may have a financial interest in racing in the State. (c)(3) Not more than 6 members may be of the same political party. (d) Before taking office, each appointee to the Commission shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the Maryland Constitution. (e)(1) The term of a member of the Commission is 4 years and begins on July 1. (e)(3) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. 11-203(a) The Governor shall designate a Chairman from among the members of the Commission. (b) The term of the Chairman is 1 year. (2) The Chairman may not serve more than 2 consecutive terms as Chairman. 11-205(a)(1) With the approval of the Governor, the Secretary shall appoint an Executive Director for the Commission from a list of at least 3 nominees submitted by the Commission. (a)(2) The Executive Director serves at the pleasure of the Secretary.

Real Estate Appraisers, Appraisal Management Companies, and Home Inspectors, State Commission of
Business Occupations and Professions 16-202(a)(1) The Commission consists of 15 members. (a)(2) Of the 15 members: (i) at least 2 shall be certified general real estate appraisers; and (ii) 2 shall be a certified general, residential, or licensed real estate appraisers; (iii) 2 shall be representatives of a financial institution who are not certified or licensed real estate appraisers or home inspectors; (iv) 1 shall be a licensed home inspector who is a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI); (v) 1 shall be a licensed home inspector who is a member of the National Assn of Home Inspectors; (vi) 2 shall be licensed home inspectors without regard to affiliation with or membership in any society or association; (vii) 1 member representative of an Appraisal Management Company; and (viii) 4 shall be consumer members. (a)(3) The Governor shall: (i) appoint the members with the advice of the Secretary and with the advice and consent of the Senate; and (ii) consider demographic and geographic diversity when making appointments to the Commission. 16-202(b) Each member shall be a citizen of the State. (c)(1) Each consumer member: (i) shall be a member of the general public; (ii) may not be a licensee, holder of a certificate, or otherwise be subject to regulation by the Commission; (iii) may not be required to meet the qualifications for the professional members of the Commission; and (iv) may not, within 1 year before appointment, have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Commission. (d)(2) While a member of the Commission, a consumer member may not: (i) have a financial interest in or receive compensation from a person regulated by the Commission; or (ii) grade any examination given by or for the Commission. (f)(1) The term of a member is 3 years. (f)(5) A member may not serve for more than 2 consecutive 3-year terms. 16-203(a)(1) From among its members, the Commission annually shall elect a chairman.

Real Estate Commission of Maryland
BO&P Article, Section 17-202(a)(1) The Commission consists of 9 members. (a)(2) Of the 9 members: (i) 5 shall be licensed real estate brokers, licensed associate real estate brokers, or licensed real estate salespersons; and (ii) 4 shall be consumer members. (a)(3) Of the 5 professional members: (i) 1 shall be a resident of any county in the area that consists of CECL, CRLN, DORC, KENT, QANN, SMST, TLBT, WICO, and WORC Counties; (ii) 1 shall be a resident of any county in the area that consists of BLCO, CRRL, HRFD, and HWRD (iii) 1 shall be a resident of Baltimore City; (iv) 1 shall be a resident of any county in the area that consists of ANAR, CLVT, CHAS, PGEO, and STMA Counties; and (v) 1 shall be a resident of any county in the area that consists of ALLG, FRED, GRRT, MONT, and WASH Counties. (a)(4) The Governor shall appoint the members with the advice of the Secretary and with the advice and consent of the Senate. (b) Each member shall be a citizen of the State. (c) Each professional member shall have been: (c)(1) a resident of any of the counties in the area from which the member is appointed for at least 5 years immediately before appointment; and (2) a licensed real estate broker, a licensed associate real estate broker, or a licensed real estate salesperson for at least 10 years immediately before appointment. (d)(1) Each consumer member: (i) shall be a member of the general public; (ii) may not be a licensee or otherwise be subject to regulation by the Commission; (iii) may not be required to meet the qualifications for the professional members; and (iv) may not, within 1 year before appointment, have had a financial interest in or have received compensation from a person regulated by the Commission. (d)(2) While a member of the Commission, a consumer member may not: (i) have a financial interest in or receive compensation from a person regulated by the Commission; or (ii) grade any examination given by or for the Commission. (e) Before taking office, each appointee shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the Maryland Constitution. (f)(1) The term of a member is 4 years and begins on June 1. (f)(3) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. BO&P 17-203(a) From among its members, the Commission annually shall elect a Chairman.

Tax Preparers, State Board of Individual
Chapter 623 of 2008 Session. The Board consists of 8 members of which: (I) Seven shall have at least 5 years of tax preparation experience; and (II) one shall be a member of a nonprofit tax program or nonprofit consumer advocate program. The Governor shall appoint the members with the advice of the Secretary, the Comptroller, and the Attorney General. Members of the following groups shall be considered for membership on the board: (i) a member of a nonprofit tax program or nonprofit consumer advocate program; (ii) a commercial individual tax preparer who has been in practice in the State for more than 10 years and has at least 200 employees: (iii) a member of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants: (iv) a member of the Maryland Society of Accountants, Inc.; (v) a member of the Maryland State Bar Association; and (vi) a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents. Each member of the Board shall be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the state. Before taking office, each appointee to the Board shall take the oath required by Article I, Section 9 of the Maryland Constitution. The term of a member is 4 years and begins on July 1. The terms of members are staggered as required by the terms provided for members of the Board on June 1, 2008. Each member of the board is eligible for reappointment but may not serve more than two consecutive terms. From among its members, the Board shall elect a chair and other officers as necessary.

Workforce Development Board, Governor's (2015)
Executive Order 01.01.2015.19. B. The Board shall include but is not limited to the following members: (a) Governor: (b) 1 member of the Maryland Senate, appointed by the President of the Senate; and (c) 1 member of the Maryland House of Delegates, appointed by the Speaker of the House. (2) Maryland Officials appointed by the Governor, including: (a) the Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation; (b) the Secretary of Business and Economic Development; (c) the Secretary of Higher Education; (d) the Secretary of Human Resources; (e) the State Superintendent of Schools; (f) the Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services; (g) the Secretary of Disabilities; (h) the Secretary of Juvenile Services; (I) the Secretary of Aging; (j) the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; and (k) 2 chief elected officials, who collectively represent both cities and counties. (3) Not less than 20% of the Board membership representing workforce within the State appointed by the Governor including: (a) at least 2 representatives of labor organizations nominated by state labor federations; (b) at least 1 representative who is a member of a labor organization or a training director, from a joint labor-management apprenticeship program; (c) 1 president from a community college with expertise in addressing training and education needs of eligible youth; (d) the President of the Workforce Investment Network for Maryland; and (e) other representatives of workforce that may include community-based organizations with demonstrated experience and expertise in addressing the employment, training or education needs of eligible youth, and individuals with barriers to employment, such as veterans and individuals with disabilities. (4) A majority of the Board membership representing businesses in the State appointed by the Governor including: (a) at least 2 representatives who are selected from nominations by State business organizations and business trade associations; (b) owners of businesses, chief executives or operating officers of business, or other business executives or employers with optimum policymaking or hiring authority, and who, in addition, may be members of a local workforce development board; and (c) representatives of businesses, including small businesses, or organizations representing businesses described in this section, that provide employment opportunities that include high-quality, work-relevant training and development in in-demand industry sectors or occupations in the State. (5) The membership of the Board shall conform to the representation requirements in the Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014. (6) To the extent practicable, the membership of the Board shall reflect the race, gender and geographic diversity of the population in the State. (7) Members appointed by the Governor under B(3)(a) through (c), B(3)(e) and B(4) shall serve four-year staggered terms. All other members shall serve so long as they hold the office or designation stipulated under B(1) and B(3)(d). (8) The Governor shall designate a Chairperson who shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor. The Chairperson shall be a business representative serving pursuant to B(4) and may not be an elected official or an employee of the State of Maryland or any local government. (14) The Board may establish an Executive Committee composed of members appointed by the Chairperson as designated in the bylaws. At least 51% of the members of the Executive Committee must be business members appointed under B(4). (15) The Board may delegate to the Executive Committee any of the powers of the Board except those powers which are required by law to be exercised by the Board. The Chairperson may also appoint ad-hoc committees as appropriate as provided in the bylaws. (16) Board members who do not attend at least 2/3 of the scheduled board meetings in a 12 month period are considered to have resigned unless a waiver is granted by the Governor. Signed 6/26/2015.

Youth Apprenticeship Advisory Committee
Labor & Employment Article 11-409. (b) There is a Youth Apprenticeship Advisory Committee in the Division of Labor and Industry. (c) The Committee consists of the following members: (1) the Secretary of DLLR, or designee; (2) the State Superintendent of Schools, or designee; (3) the Secretary of Business and Economic Development, or designee; (4) the Secretary of Juvenile Services, or designee; (5) the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, or designee; (6) the following members, appointed by the Governor: (i) 2 reps of the Apprenticeship and Training Council; (ii) 1 rep of an employee organization; (iii) 1 employer whose business has a non-joint apprenticeship program; (iv) 1 rep from a community college; (v) 1 individual who holds a doctoral degree and specializes in labor economics with expertise in national and international apprenticeship systems; (vi) 1 rep of a nonprofit organization who is involved with employee training and workforce development; and (vii) 1 rep of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. Section 2. This Act shall take effect October 1, 2014.