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§ 17-108. Residence requirements for appointment

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, § 17-108
§ 17-108. Residence requirements for appointment
Exceptions
(a) This section does not affect an appointment:
(1) of an officer who requires special knowledge or training; or
(2) to an office that requires expert knowledge or training.
State residence
(b) An individual may not be appointed to any office in the State unless the individual has been a bona fide resident of the State for at least 12 months before the day of the individual's appointment.
County residence
(c) A State or county official may not appoint an individual unless the individual has been a bona fide resident of the State for at least 12 months and of the county in which the individual is appointed for at least 6 months before the day of the individual's appointment.

Credits

Added by Acts 1997, c. 31, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
Formerly Art. 69, § 9.
MD Code, State Government, § 17-108, MD STATE GOVT § 17-108
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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