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§ 15-418. Queen Anne’s 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, § 15-418
§ 15-418. Queen Anne’s County
Application of section to Queen Anne’s County only
(a) This section applies only in Queen Anne's County.
Salary and expenses of office
(b)(1)(i) The State's Attorney's salary is equal to the salary of a judge of the District Court of Maryland.
(ii) The salary shall be set before the start of the elected term of office.
(2) The State's Attorney is entitled to reasonable expenses as provided in the county budget for the operation of the office and the performance of the State's Attorney's duties.
Deputy and assistant State's Attorneys
(c)(1) Subject to the approval of the county commissioners, the State's Attorney may appoint one or more deputy State's Attorneys or assistant State's Attorneys.
(2) The county commissioners shall set the salary of each deputy and assistant State's Attorney.
(3) The State's Attorney, deputy State's Attorneys, or assistant State's Attorneys shall present cases to the grand jury and perform other duties in relation to the grand jury, the circuit court, including the juvenile court, and the District Court that the State's Attorney considers necessary.
Private practice of law prohibited
(d) The State's Attorney may not:
(1) engage in the private practice of law; or
(2) except in connection with the duties of the office, appear professionally in a criminal proceeding in the State.


Added by Acts 2008, c. 15, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 15-418, MD CRIM PROC § 15-418
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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