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§ 5-106. Acting treasurer

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: December 14, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Treasurer (Refs & Annos)
Effective: December 14, 2022
MD Code, State Government, § 5-106
§ 5-106. Acting treasurer
In general
(a) If the Treasurer temporarily is unable or unavailable to carry out the duties of office, an acting treasurer shall have the powers and duties of the office, as provided in this section.
Notice by Treasurer
(b)(1) If the Treasurer gives the presiding officers of the General Assembly and the Chief Deputy Treasurer written notice of a temporary inability or unavailability, the Chief Deputy Treasurer shall serve as an acting treasurer unless the presiding officers appoint another individual as acting treasurer and give the Chief Deputy Treasurer written notice of the appointment.
(2) An acting treasurer shall serve under this subsection:
(i) on and after the date that the Treasurer sets in the notice; and
(ii) until the Treasurer gives the presiding officers and the acting treasurer written notice that the Treasurer is able to carry out the duties.
Action by presiding officers
(c)(1) If the Treasurer has not given notice, but the presiding officers of the General Assembly make a formal, written determination of a temporary inability or unavailability of the Treasurer, the officers may appoint an acting treasurer.
(2) The acting treasurer shall serve under this subsection:
(i) on and after the date of the appointment; and
(ii) until the presiding officers jointly determine and give the Treasurer and the acting treasurer written notice that the Treasurer is able to carry out the duties.
Supreme Court of Maryland
(d) The Supreme Court of Maryland has exclusive original jurisdiction, on petition of the presiding officers of the General Assembly, the Treasurer, or the acting treasurer, to determine any issue that arises under this section and to pass any appropriate order.

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Added by Acts 1984, c. 284, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 2023, c. 49, § 6.
Formerly Art. 95, § 6A.
MD Code, State Government, § 5-106, MD STATE GOVT § 5-106
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 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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