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§ 5-525. Constituent services

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, § 5-525
§ 5-525. Constituent services
Constituent service defined
(a)(1) In this section, “constituent service” includes intervention for individuals or entities that have requests of, or grievances against, any public or private entity or individual.
(2) “Constituent service” does not include:
(i) The operation of a motor vehicle or other conveyance; or
(ii) An act or omission that constitutes a criminal offense.
In general
(b) A member of a state legislature, including a member of the General Assembly of Maryland, who, in good faith, provides a constituent service is not civilly liable for any act or omission related to the constituent service and within the scope of the public duties of the member.
Construction with privileges or immunities
(c) This section does not supersede or constitute a waiver of a member's constitutional, statutory, or common law privileges or immunities.


Added by Acts 1997, c. 558, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 5-525, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 5-525
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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