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§ 8-201. Principal departments of Executive Branch

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: October 1, 2021

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Organization of Executive Branch (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Principal Departments (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2021
MD Code, State Government, § 8-201
§ 8-201. Principal departments of Executive Branch
Established
(a) The Executive Branch of the State government shall have not more than 21 principal departments, each of which shall embrace a broad, functional area of that Branch.
Enumerated
(b) The principal departments of the Executive Branch of the State government are:
(1) Aging;
(2) Agriculture;
(3) Budget and Management;
(4) Commerce;
(5) Disabilities;
(6) Emergency Management;
(7) the Environment;
(8) General Services;
(9) Health;
(10) Housing and Community Development;
(11) Human Services;
(12) Information Technology;
(13) Juvenile Services;
(14) Labor;
(15) Natural Resources;
(16) Planning;
(17) Public Safety and Correctional Services;
(18) State Police;
(19) Transportation; and
(20) Veterans Affairs.

Credits

Added by Acts 1984, c. 284, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 1987, c. 306, § 3, eff. July 1, 1987; Acts 1987, c. 311, § 1, eff. July 1, 1987; Acts 1989, c. 539, § 1, eff. July 1, 1989; Acts 1989, c. 540, § 1, eff. July 1, 1989; Acts 1995, c. 3, § 2, eff. March 7, 1995; Acts 1995, c. 8, § 4, eff. June 1, 1995; Acts 1995, c. 120, § 5, eff. July 1, 1995; Acts 1996, c. 349, § 3, eff. July 1, 1996; Acts 1998, c. 573, § 2, eff. July 1, 1998; Acts 1998, c. 574, § 2, eff. July 1, 1998; Acts 1999, c. 124, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999; Acts 1999, c. 125, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999; Acts 2000, c. 209, § 2, eff. July 1, 2000; Acts 2003, c. 53, § 6, eff. July 1, 2003; Acts 2004, c. 425, § 2, eff. July 1, 2004; Acts 2008, c. 9, § 2, eff. July 1, 2008; Acts 2015, c. 141, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2015; Acts 2016, c. 338, § 1, eff. July 1, 2016; Acts 2017, c. 205, § 1, eff. July 1, 2017; Acts 2017, c. 214, § 1, eff. July 1, 2017; Acts 2019, c. 91, § 1, eff. July 1, 2019; Acts 2021, c. 287, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2021; Acts 2021, c. 288, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2021.
Formerly Art. 41, §§ 2, 2A.
MD Code, State Government, § 8-201, MD STATE GOVT § 8-201
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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