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§ 17-107. Debts not to be purchased by sheriffs, constables, or collectors of taxes

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState Government

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 17. Officers (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, State Government, § 17-107
§ 17-107. Debts not to be purchased by sheriffs, constables, or collectors of taxes
In general
(a) A sheriff, constable, or collector of taxes may not, while in office, purchase any debt or claim held by or due from any individual who resides in the county where the sheriff, constable, or collector of taxes holds office.
Penalty
(b) An individual who violates subsection (a) of this section is subject to a fine of $50 for each offense.

Credits

Added by Acts 1997, c. 31, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
Formerly Art. 69, § 8.
MD Code, State Government, § 17-107, MD STATE GOVT § 17-107
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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