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§ 15-402. Allegany County

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal ProcedureEffective: October 1, 2008

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Title 15. Office of the State's Attorney (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Countywide Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2008
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 15-402
§ 15-402. Allegany County
Application of section to Allegany County only
(a) This section applies only in Allegany County.
(b) The State's Attorney's salary is 90% of the salary of a judge of the District Court of Maryland in effect on December 31 of the year immediately before the start of the State's Attorney's term of office.
Duties of Attorneys
(c) As determined by the State's Attorney, the State's Attorney, a deputy State's Attorney, or an assistant State's Attorney shall:
(1) present cases to the grand jury; and
(2) perform other necessary duties in relation to the grand jury, the District Court of Maryland, and the circuit court, including the juvenile court.
Deputy and assistant State's Attorneys
(d) The State's Attorney may appoint:
(1) two deputy State's Attorneys who shall serve full time and whose salaries may not be less than 80% of the salary of the State's Attorney; and
(2) as many assistant State's Attorneys that the county commissioners authorize and fund.
(e)(1) The State's Attorney shall appoint a county investigator and an assistant county investigator in accordance with §§ 12-1A and 12-1B of the Allegany County Code.
(2) The county investigator and assistant county investigator shall be funded in accordance with § 12-1A of the Allegany County Code.
Private practice of law prohibited
(f) The State's Attorney may not engage in the private practice of law.


Added by Acts 2008, c. 15, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 15-402, MD CRIM PROC § 15-402
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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