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§ 7-234. Executive order

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEnvironment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 7. Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Substances (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Controlled Hazardous Substances (Refs & Annos)
Part VI. Controlled Hazardous Substance Facility Permit
MD Code, Environment, § 7-234
§ 7-234. Executive order
Power of Governor
(a) The Governor may issue an executive order that allows the Department to issue a low-level nuclear waste facility permit if the Governor finds that there is a substantial likelihood that the absence of a low-level nuclear waste facility, inside or outside this State, will:
(1) Cause a cessation in this State of power generation, medical treatments, medical diagnosis, scientific research, or other activity that relies on nuclear sources; or
(2) Otherwise present a serious threat to public safety or health.
Submission to General Assembly
(b) The Governor shall submit each executive order issued under this section to the General Assembly at a regular or special session.
Effective date
(c) Unless an executive order issued under this section is disapproved specifically by a resolution in which a majority of the members of each house concur, an executive order issued under this section is effective 30 days after the date the executive order is submitted to the General Assembly.


Added by Acts 1982, c. 240, § 2.
MD Code, Environment, § 7-234, MD ENVIR § 7-234
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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