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§ 14-3A-02. Governor's proclamation

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic Safety

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Title 14. Emergency Management (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3a. Governor's Health Emergency Powers (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Safety, § 14-3A-02
§ 14-3A-02. Governor's proclamation
In general
(a) If the Governor determines that a catastrophic health emergency exists, the Governor may issue a proclamation under this subtitle.
Contents of proclamation
(b) The proclamation shall indicate:
(1) the nature of the catastrophic health emergency;
(2) the areas threatened or affected; and
(3) the conditions that:
(i) led to the catastrophic health emergency; or
(ii) made possible the termination of the emergency.
Duration of proclamation
(c)(1) The Governor shall rescind a proclamation issued under this section whenever the Governor determines that the catastrophic health emergency no longer exists.
(2) Unless renewed, the proclamation expires 30 days after issuance.
(3) The Governor may renew the proclamation for successive periods, each not to exceed 30 days, if the Governor determines that a catastrophic health emergency continues to exist.


Added by Acts 2004, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2004.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 14-3A-02, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 14-3A-02
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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