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§ 15-408. Cecil 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, § 15-408
§ 15-408. Cecil County
Application of section to Cecil County only
(a) This section applies only in Cecil County.
Salary and expenses of office
(b)(1) The State's Attorney is entitled to:
(i) a salary that is 95% of the salary of a judge of the District Court of Maryland; and
(ii) the same benefits as a full-time county employee.
(2) The State's Attorney:
(i) is entitled to a reasonable expense allowance for the operation of the office and performance of the duties of State's Attorney as provided in the county budget; and
(ii) subject to the approval of the administrative judge of the circuit court for the county, may spend $1,500 each year for special work and employing extra help.
Deputy and assistant State's Attorneys
(c)(1)(i) The State's Attorney may appoint one deputy State's Attorney and the number of assistant State's Attorneys as provided in the county budget.
(ii) The salary of the deputy State's Attorney and the assistant State's Attorneys shall be as provided in the county budget.
(2) The deputy State's Attorney and the assistant State's Attorneys have the same legal powers as the State's Attorney to represent the State before the grand jury and in criminal proceedings.
(3) The deputy State's Attorney and the assistant State's Attorneys:
(i) serve at the pleasure of the State's Attorney;
(ii) serve part time; and
(iii) are entitled to the same benefits as a full-time county employee.
Clerical, secretarial, administrative, investigative, and other staff
(d)(1)(i) The State's Attorney may appoint clerical, secretarial, administrative, investigative, and other support staff that the State's Attorney considers necessary for the proper conduct of the office.
(ii) The State's Attorney's executive secretary and criminal investigators serve at the pleasure of the State's Attorney.
(iii) Except for the State's Attorney's executive secretary and criminal investigators, the positions appointed under this subsection are subject to county personnel policies and procedures governing county employees.
(2) The salaries of the positions appointed under this subsection shall be as provided in the county budget.
Private practice of law prohibited
(e) The State's Attorney shall serve full time and may not engage in the private practice of law.

Credits

Added by Acts 2008, c. 15, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 15-408, MD CRIM PROC § 15-408
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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