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§ 14-1202. Chief Resilience Officer

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic SafetyEffective: October 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Title 14. Emergency Management (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 12. Office of Resilience (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2022
MD Code, Public Safety, § 14-1202
§ 14-1202. Chief Resilience Officer
Appointed by Secretary
(a) The head of the Office of Resilience is the Chief Resilience Officer, who shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Secretary.
Classification of executive service in State Personnel Management System
(b) The Chief Resilience Officer is in the executive service of the State Personnel Management System and is entitled to the salary provided in the State budget.
Responsibilities
(c) The Chief Resilience Officer is responsible for coordinating State and local efforts to build resilience to risks identified in the Maryland Hazard Mitigation Plan.
Duties
(d) The duties of the Chief Resilience Officer include:
(1) coordinating State and local efforts to build resilience to risks identified in the Maryland Hazard Mitigation Plan;
(2) developing a State Resilience Strategy and assisting local agencies in their efforts to prepare and implement resilience strategies;
(3) coordinating across State and local agencies to prepare and implement resilience strategies;
(4) identifying, securing, and assisting in accessing federal, State, and private funding streams and technical assistance that can be used to support State and local resilience efforts;
(5) working with business leaders from industries vulnerable to the risks to identify best practices for preparing for and responding to risks; and
(6) ensuring that investments prioritize vulnerable communities and environmental justice.

Credits

Added by Acts 2022, c. 482, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2022.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 14-1202, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 14-1202
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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