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§ 12-107. Public ethics laws and regulations

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, § 12-107
Formerly cited as MD CODE, Art. 25, § 3
§ 12-107. Public ethics laws and regulations
Scope of section
(a) This section applies to all counties except Baltimore City.
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) The governing body of a county may enact a law or regulation:
(1) designed to prevent conflicts between the private interests and public duties of county officers or employees, including the governing body; and
(2) to govern the conduct and actions of county officers and employees, including the governing body, in performing their public duties.
(d) The governing body of a county may enact a law or regulation to provide for a penalty, including a fine, a forfeiture, an imprisonment, or a removal from office for violation of any law or regulation enacted under subsection (c) of this section.


Added by Acts 2013, c. 119, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.
MD Code, Local Government, § 12-107, MD LOCAL GOVT § 12-107
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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