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§ 5-501. Words spoken by city, town, or county council members or commissioners during meetings

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 5. Limitations, Prohibited Actions, and Immunities (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Immunities and Prohibited Actions--Governmental (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 5-501
§ 5-501. Words spoken by city, town, or county council members or commissioners during meetings
A civil or criminal action may not be brought against a city or town councilman, county commissioner, county councilman, or similar official by whatever name known, for words spoken at a meeting of the council or board of commissioners or at a meeting of a committee or subcommittee thereof.

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Added as Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 5-304 by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1976, c. 355. Renumbered as Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 5-501 by Acts 1997, c. 14, § 9, eff. April 8, 1997.
Formerly Art. 23A, § 1A; Art. 25, § 1A; Art. 25A, § 3; Art. 25B, § 10A.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 5-501, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 5-501
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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