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§ 15-412. Garrett County

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal ProcedureEffective: October 1, 2008

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Title 15. Office of the State's Attorney (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Countywide Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2008
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 15-412
§ 15-412. Garrett County
Application of section to Garrett County only
(a) This section applies only in Garrett County.
Salary and expenses of office
(b)(1) The county commissioners shall set the State's Attorney's salary in accordance with Chapter 91 of the Public Local Laws of Garrett County.
(2)(i) The State's Attorney's allowance for office expenses shall be at least $10,000.
(ii) An allowance of more than $10,000 shall be at the discretion of the county commissioners.
Assistant State's Attorneys
(c)(1) Subject to the approval of the county commissioners and as provided for in the county budget, the State's Attorney may appoint assistant State's Attorneys.
(2) An assistant State's Attorney shall:
(i) serve at the pleasure of the State's Attorney; and
(ii) receive a salary of at least $25,000.
Investigators and other staff
(d)(1) Subject to the approval of the county commissioners and if provided for in the county budget, the State's Attorney may appoint investigators who shall:
(i) be law enforcement officers in the State; and
(ii) have the same powers, rights, protections, and benefits as a county deputy sheriff.
(2)(i) The State's Attorney may employ clerical, administrative, investigative, and other staff necessary for the proper conduct of the office.
(ii) Subject to the approval of the county commissioners and in conformity with the county pay and classification plans, the State's Attorney shall set the salaries and classifications for the employees described in subparagraph (i) of this paragraph.
Private practice of law prohibited
(e) The State's Attorney shall serve full time.

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Added by Acts 2008, c. 15, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 15-412, MD CRIM PROC § 15-412
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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