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§ 5-402. Complaints--Referral

West's Annotated Code of MarylandGeneral ProvisionsEffective: October 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Maryland Public Ethics Law (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Procedures for Complaint of Violation of Title (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2014
MD Code, General Provisions, § 5-402
Formerly cited as MD CODE, SG, § 15-402
§ 5-402. Complaints--Referral
In general
(a) For further action after the filing of a complaint, the Ethics Commission promptly shall refer the complaint to:
(1) the Commission on Judicial Disabilities, if the complaint concerns a judge of a court established under Article IV, § 1 of the Maryland Constitution;
(2) the Joint Ethics Committee, if the complaint concerns:
(i) a State official of the Legislative Branch; and
(ii) a violation of Subtitle 5 of this title; or
(3) the staff counsel, if the complaint concerns any other entity.
Assistance from Ethics Commission
(b) On request of the Commission on Judicial Disabilities or the Joint Ethics Committee, the Ethics Commission shall provide any information or assistance that is not prohibited by law.


Added by Acts 2014, c. 94, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2014.
MD Code, General Provisions, § 5-402, MD GEN PROVIS § 5-402
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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