Appointed by Governor: James V. Aluisi; Patricia A. Foerster; David A. Goad; J. Alex Haller, Jr., M.D.; Neil A. Meyerhoff, Esq.; Joan K. Paik; Stephen P. Teret, Esq.; Anthony M. Walker; Wilma E. Welch; Rev. Dr. Douglas Wilson.
Nominated by Senate President: Walter M. Baker; Jennie M. Forehand.
Nominated by House Speaker: Ann Marie Doory; Thomas E. Hutchins.
Ex officio: Georges C. Benjamin, M.D., Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene; Gilberto de Jesus, Secretary of Juvenile Justice; Stuart O. Simms, Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services; Col. David B. Mitchell, Secretary of State Police; Bonnie A. Kirkland, Esq., Special Secretary for Children, Youth, and Families.
Staff: Mary Ellen Barbera (410) 974-3005
Anita E. Harewood (410) 974-3336
c/o Governor's Office of Legal Counsel & Regulatory Affairs
Annapolis, MD 21401
fax: (410) 974-2077
In June 1999, the Governor established the Governor's Task Force on Childproof Guns (Executive Order 01.01.1999.18). The Task Force drafted legislation to prevent the unintentional and criminal misuse of handguns by children and other unauthorized users. On December 1, 1999, the Task Force submitted its report to the Governor.
July 18, 2000
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