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§ 5-710. Electronic filing; public inspection; oath or affirmation

West's Annotated Code of MarylandGeneral ProvisionsEffective: July 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Maryland Public Ethics Law (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Lobbying (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2019
MD Code, General Provisions, § 5-710
Formerly cited as MD CODE, SG, § 15-709
§ 5-710. Electronic filing; public inspection; oath or affirmation
In general
(a) The Ethics Commission shall develop procedures under which a report required under §§ 5-705 through 5-709 of this subtitle:
(1) shall be filed electronically without additional cost to the individual who files the report; and
(2) shall be made available for public inspection electronically.
Oath or affirmation
(b)(1) If the report filed electronically under subsection (a) of this section is required to be made under oath or affirmation, the oath or affirmation shall be made by an electronic signature that is:
(i) in the report or attached to and made part of the report; and
(ii) made expressly under the penalties of perjury.
(2) An electronic signature made under paragraph (1) of this subsection subjects the individual making the electronic signature to the penalties of perjury to the same extent as an oath or affirmation made before an individual authorized to administer oaths.

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Added by Acts 2014, c. 94, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2014. Amended by Acts 2019, c. 149, § 1, eff. July 1, 2019.
MD Code, General Provisions, § 5-710, MD GEN PROVIS § 5-710
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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