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§ 10-907. Charges recommending discipline

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCorrectional ServicesEffective: October 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Correctional Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 10. State Correctional Facilities (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 9. State Correctional Officers' Bill of Rights (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2014
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 10-907
§ 10-907. Charges recommending discipline
(a) The appointing authority may not bring charges recommending the imposition of discipline more than 90 days after the Intelligence and Investigative Division or the appointing authority acquires knowledge of the action that gives rise to the discipline.
(b) The 90-day limitation established under subsection (a) of this section does not apply to charges that relate to criminal activity if the criminal activity:
(1) relates to the correctional officer's official duties;
(2) arises from events that occur at a correctional facility; or
(3) involves an inmate or detainee at a correctional facility.
(c) An appointing authority may not recommend disciplinary action against a correctional officer for excessive use of force against an inmate based solely on the uncorroborated statement of the inmate unless the appointing authority determines that there exists any indicia of reliability to support the inmate's allegation.
(d) This section does not limit the right of the Department to investigate claims of excessive force against inmates to ensure the safety and security of its correctional facilities, or for any other legitimate purpose.


Added by Acts 2010, c. 194, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010. Amended by Acts 2014, c. 217, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2014; Acts 2014, c. 252, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2014.
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 10-907, MD CORR SERV § 10-907
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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