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§ 4-203. Director

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCorrectional ServicesEffective: October 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Correctional Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 4. Patuxent Institution (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. General Provisions
Effective: October 1, 2023
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 4-203
§ 4-203. Director
(a) The Director is the chief administrative officer of the Institution.
(b)(1) The Secretary shall appoint the Director.
(2) The Director shall be a trained and competent administrator.
(3) The Director serves at the pleasure of the Secretary.
(4) The Director is entitled to the compensation provided in the State budget.
(c) Subject to the authority of the Secretary, the Director shall manage and supervise the Institution and implement its programs and services.
(d)(1) On or before October 31 of each year, the Director shall submit an annual report to the Secretary and the Governor.
(2) The annual report shall state:
(i) the Institution's expenses, receipts, disbursements, condition, and progress;
(ii) the number of incarcerated individuals and each incarcerated individual's age, sex, race, place of birth, place of conviction, crime, and term of confinement;
(iii) the number of incarcerated individuals who are admitted to each of the Patuxent programs;
(iv) the number of Division of Correction incarcerated individuals receiving care during the year at Patuxent Institution for mental health conditions;
(v) the number of Patuxent program incarcerated individuals who are pardoned, or discharged;
(vi) the number of incarcerated individuals evaluated at the Institution for each of the Patuxent programs;
(vii) the decisions of the Board of Review to grant leave to Patuxent program incarcerated individuals;
(viii) the number of rearrests, reconvictions, reincarcerations, and parole violations of individuals released from incarceration through a Patuxent program;
(ix) the number of eligible persons who are removed from each Patuxent program and returned to the Division of Correction;
(x) a summary of the reasons underlying each individual's transfer to the Division of Correction as described in item (ix) of this paragraph;
(xi) information on educational programs and community reentry activities; and
(xii) any remarks and suggestions the Director considers necessary to advance the interests of the Institution.
(3) The Director shall verify the report required by this subsection.
(4) Subject to § 2-1257 of the State Government Article, the Governor shall submit to the General Assembly the report required under this subsection and any recommendation that the Governor considers expedient.
(5) The Secretary shall adopt regulations regarding the annual report required under this subsection.


Added by Acts 1999, c. 54, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 269, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2002; Acts 2018, c. 12, § 1, eff. April 5, 2018; Acts 2019, c. 8, § 5; Acts 2023, c. 721, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 2023.
Formerly Art. 27, § 678; Art. 31B, § 4.
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 4-203, MD CORR SERV § 4-203
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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