Montgomery County Council Scorecard

Tom Hucker District 5

Tom Hucker (District 5)
87%
48 out of 55 actions matched JUFJCF positions
100%
Final Votes
75%
Amendment Votes
4th
Sponsorships

Committees

  • Transportation & Environment
  • Public Safety

First elected

2014

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Economic Justice

Bill 35-21: Pay construction workers fair wages link

Pay fair wages and improve hiring practices for construction workers.

Tom Hucker (District 5)
4/4
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Passed unanimously March 22, 2022

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Racial Equity

Bill 27-19: Racial Equity and Social Justice Act link

Requires the County government to evaluate whether their actions will lead to greater racial equity or will make historic racial inequities worse.

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Passed unanimously November 19, 2019

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Public Safety

Bill 14-19: Establish Policing Advisory Commission link

Establish a Policing Advisory Commission, which enables community members to give recommendations on County policing policies.

Tom Hucker (District 5)
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Passed unanimously December 3, 2019

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Bill 27-20E: Use of Force Policy link

Mandates police reduce their use of force against those they interact with, who are disproportionately Black and brown people and people with disabilities.

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Passed unanimously July 29, 2020

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Bill 45-20: Policing Data Transparency link

Requires more robust data collection by the Montgomery County Police Department to increase transparency and accountability.

Tom Hucker (District 5)
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Passed unanimously November 2, 2021

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Bill 19-21: Settlement agreement transparency link

Creates greater transparency in cases of police misconduct through reporting on settlement agreements.

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Passed unanimously October 5, 2021

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Bill 49-21E: Establish Police Disciplinary Boards link

Creates Montgomery County's civilian-based police disciplinary boards for greater accountability and community involvement in police discipline. Mandated by the Maryland Police Accountability Act of 2021.

Tom Hucker (District 5)
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Passed unanimously April 19, 2022

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Housing Justice

Bill 18-20E: Rent stabilization during COVID crisis link

Stabilizes rent to keep people housed and prevent evictions during the COVID-19 emergency.

Tom Hucker (District 5)
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Passed April 23, 2020

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Bill 29-20: Tax breaks for development at Metro sites link

Provides tax breaks to developers for construction at Metro sites, without requiring they create adequate affordable housing or pay workers fairly.

Tom Hucker (District 5)
5/6
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Passed October 6, 2020; Veto overridden October 27, 2020

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Bill 49-20: Housing Justice Act link

"Ban the box" policy for housing that prevents landlords from discriminating against renters because of prior encounters with law enforcement. Because of the systemic racism embedded in our criminal legal system, this primarily affects Black and brown renters.

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Passed unanimously April 20, 2021

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Bill 30-21E: Extend rent stabilization during COVID crisis link

Extended protections for renters during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis for an additional six months.

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Passed unanimously November 2, 2021

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