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§ 5-208. Determination of public official in executive agency

West's Annotated Code of MarylandGeneral ProvisionsEffective: October 1, 2020

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Maryland Public Ethics Law (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. State Ethics Commission (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2020
MD Code, General Provisions, § 5-208
Formerly cited as MD CODE, SG, § 15-208
§ 5-208. Determination of public official in executive agency
Determination of Ethics Commission
(a) With advice from the Secretary of Budget and Management and in accordance with § 5-103 of this title, the Ethics Commission shall determine whether an individual in an executive unit is a public official for the purposes of this title.
Secretary of Budget and Management to provide advice
(b) The Secretary of Budget and Management shall provide advice under subsection (a) of this section to the Ethics Commission:
(1) annually; and
(2) at any other time on request of the Ethics Commission.
Request for information from other entities
(c) On request of the Ethics Commission, the following entities shall provide to the Ethics Commission in a timely manner any information necessary for the Ethics Commission to make a determination under subsection (a) of this section:
(1) the secretary of a principal department in the Executive Branch;
(2) the president of a public senior higher education institution, as defined in § 10-101 of the Education Article; and
(3) a unit of State government.


Added by Acts 2014, c. 94, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2014. Amended by Acts 2020, c. 87, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2020.
MD Code, General Provisions, § 5-208, MD GEN PROVIS § 5-208
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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