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§ 12-106. Offices and departments

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLocal GovernmentEffective: October 1, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Local Government (Refs & Annos)
Division III. Counties [Titles 9-15] (Refs & Annos)
Title 12. Other Powers of Counties--Generally (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. County Officers and Employees (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2013
MD Code, Local Government, § 12-106
Formerly cited as MD CODE, Art. 25, § 3
§ 12-106. Offices and departments
Scope of section
(a) This section applies to all counties except:
(1) Anne Arundel County;
(2) Baltimore City;
(3) Baltimore County;
(4) Cecil County;
(5) Howard County;
(6) Prince George's County;
(7) Queen Anne's County; and
(8) Worcester County.
Application of other sections
(b) The provisions of §§ 9-105 and 9-106 of this article apply to an act, an ordinance, or a resolution adopted by a commission county under this section.
(c)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, the governing body of a county may:
(i) create, change, or abolish an office or a department; and
(ii) assign additional functions to an office or a department.
(2) The governing body of a county may not create, change, or abolish an office or a department or transfer a function of an office or department established by the Maryland Constitution, public general law, or public local law.


Added by Acts 2013, c. 119, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.
MD Code, Local Government, § 12-106, MD LOCAL GOVT § 12-106
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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