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§ 4-206. Conflicts of interest

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, § 4-206
§ 4-206. Conflicts of interest
(a) A member of the Board of Review, the Director, or an employee of the Institution may not:
(1) be interested, directly or indirectly, in any contract, purchase, or sale made by or for the Institution or an incarcerated individual of the Institution;
(2) accept a reward or gift or a promise of a reward or gift from a person interested in a contract, purchase, or sale made by or for the Institution or an incarcerated individual of the Institution; or
(3) accept a reward, gift, devise, or bequest or a promise of a reward, gift, devise, or bequest from an incarcerated individual of the Institution or from anyone on the incarcerated individual's behalf.
(b)(1) A reward, gift, devise, bequest, or promise accepted in violation of this section is void.
(2) A contract, purchase, or sale in which a person has an interest prohibited by subsection (a) of this section is voidable by the State whether or not the State is a party to it.
(c) A member of the Board of Review, the Director, or an employee of the Institution shall report to the Director or the Secretary any violation of subsection (a) of this section that is within the individual's knowledge.
(d)(1) An individual who violates this section is guilty of misconduct in office.
(2) A violation of this section is grounds for removal from office or employment.

Credits

Added by Acts 1999, c. 54, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 2023, c. 721, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 2023.
Formerly Art. 31B, § 7.
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 4-206, MD CORR SERV § 4-206
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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