Home Table of Contents

§ 5-102. Surety bond or insurance policy

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: June 1, 2024

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Treasurer (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 1, 2024
MD Code, State Government, § 5-102
§ 5-102. Surety bond or insurance policy
(a) While in office, the Treasurer shall be covered by a surety bond or an insurance policy as required in this section.
Surety bond
(b) A surety bond under this section shall:
(1) run to the State;
(2) be in the amount that the Governor approves;
(3) be with a surety company that is authorized to do business in the State; and
(4) include provisions that secure the money of:
(i) the Injured Workers' Insurance Fund;
(ii) the Subsequent Injury Fund; and
(iii) the Unemployment Insurance Administration Fund.
New surety bond
(c)(1) If the Governor believes that a surety bond under this section has or is likely to become invalid or insufficient, the Governor shall demand that the Treasurer obtain coverage under a new surety bond that meets the requirements of this section.
(2) Neglect or refusal to obtain the coverage within 20 days after the demand constitutes disqualification from office, as authorized in the Maryland Constitution.
Filing of surety bond
(d) After execution and approval of a surety bond under this section, the surety bond shall be recorded in the office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Maryland.
Insurance policy
(e)(1) The Governor, in consultation with the State Treasurer, shall determine the type and amount of coverage provided by an insurance policy purchased under subsection (a) of this section.
(2) The State Treasurer shall keep a record of any insurance policy procured for the purpose of meeting the requirements of subsection (a) of this section.


Added by Acts 1984, c. 284, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 1991; Acts 2023, c. 49, § 6; Acts 2024, c. 437, § 1, eff. June 1, 2024; Acts 2024, c. 438, § 1, eff. June 1, 2024.
Formerly Art. 95, § 2.
MD Code, State Government, § 5-102, MD STATE GOVT § 5-102
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.
End of Document