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Posted on: October 11, 2017



The Prince George’s County Council Committee on Health, Education and Human Services (HEHS) will convene Thursday, October 12, 2017, 10:30 a.m. in the County Administration Building, Council Committee Meeting Room 2027, 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

October 12th HEHS Committee meeting agenda items include the following briefing and proposed legislation:


Recommendations of the Arts & Economic Prosperity Study - (5th Study)

Rhonda Dallas, Executive Director, Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council

Jay Dick, Senior Director, Americans for the Arts


CB-090-2017 AN ACT CONCERNING ADDED SUGAR BEVERAGES – WARNING LABELS for the purpose of requiring that certain health warnings be given by certain advertisers and purveyors of added sugar beverages; defining relevant terms; and imposing certain civil penalties.

CB-087-2017 AN ACT CONCERNING EARNED SICK AND SAFE LEAVE for the purpose of requiring certain employers in the County to provide earned sick and safe leave to certain employees working in the County due to domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking; provide enforcement by the Human Relations Commission; and generally regulating the sick and safe leave benefits provided to an employee working in the County for certain employers.


County Council HEHS Committee Meeting


HEHS Committee Members


Thursday, October 12, 2017, 10:30 a.m.


County Administration Building

Council Committee Meeting Room 2027

14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive

Upper Marlboro, MD 20772



All legislative powers of Prince George’s County are vested in the County Council. The County Council sits as the District Council on zoning and land use policy, and as the Board of Health to govern and guide health policy. The County Council meets as a legislative body on Tuesdays in the Council Hearing Room on the first floor of the County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro. For more information on the Prince George’s County Council, please visit

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