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Maryland Code, Economic Development § 4-213

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The Board shall:

(1) encourage the development of new tourism resources, products, businesses, and attractions in the State;

(2) facilitate the movement and activities of tourists to, from, and within the State through signs, information aids, and other services;

(3) improve the safety and security of tourists in the State;

(4) encourage and facilitate training and education of individuals for jobs in the tourism industry;

(5) provide a healthy environment for the development of human resources in tourism businesses;

(6) encourage residents to pursue careers in tourism businesses;

(7) produce a climate conducive to small tourism business growth and viability;

(8) review existing and proposed taxes, fees, licenses, regulations, and regulatory procedures affecting tourism and the tourism industry in the State and evaluate their impact on the ability of the tourism industry to create employment and generate income;

(9) support research necessary to evaluate, plan, and execute effective tourism programs;

(10) cooperate with other public units and private organizations to develop and promote the State's tourism and travel industries;  and

(11) encourage, assist, and coordinate the tourism activities of local and regional promotional organizations.

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