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§ 15-403. Anne Arundel 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, § 15-403
§ 15-403. Anne Arundel County
Application of section to Anne Arundel County only
(a) This section applies only in Anne Arundel County.
Salary
(b) The State's Attorney's salary:
(1) for calendar year 2003, is equal to the salary of a circuit court judge as of December 31, 2002; and
(2) shall be increased each calendar year thereafter by 3% over the salary of the State's Attorney for the previous calendar year.
Deputy and assistant State's Attorneys
(c)(1) The State's Attorney may:
(i) 1. appoint two deputy State's Attorneys; and
2. subject to the approval of the county, set salaries for the deputy State's Attorneys that may not exceed 90% of the State's Attorney's salary; and
(ii) 1. appoint the number of assistant State's Attorneys as provided by the county; and
2. subject to approval by the county, set salaries for the assistant State's Attorneys that may not exceed 80% of the State's Attorney's salary.
(2) Subject to approval by the administrative judge of the circuit court, the State's Attorney may:
(i) appoint a temporary assistant State's Attorney for a particular case or series of cases; and
(ii) subject to the approval of the county, set the compensation for the temporary assistant State's Attorney.
Clerical, administrative, investigative, and other staff
(d) The State's Attorney may appoint clerical, administrative, investigative, and other staff the State's Attorney considers necessary for the proper conduct of the office.
Private practice of law prohibited
(e)(1)(i) Except in connection with performing the duties of the office, the State's Attorney may not appear as counsel or represent any party before a court or unit of the State or a political subdivision of the State.
(ii) The State's Attorney may not engage in the private practice of law.
(2) The deputy State's Attorneys shall serve full time and may not engage in the private practice of criminal law.
(3) Subject to paragraph (4) of this subsection, the assistant State's Attorneys:
(i) may not engage in the private practice of criminal law; and
(ii) except for one assistant State's Attorney, shall serve full time.
(4) In accordance with the Anne Arundel County Code, the State's Attorney may designate two or more assistant State's Attorneys to share one or more full-time positions.

Credits

Added by Acts 2008, c. 15, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 15-403, MD CRIM PROC § 15-403
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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