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§ 20-206. General counsel; outside counsel

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: October 1, 2009

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 20. Human Relations (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Commission on Civil Rights (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2009
MD Code, State Government, § 20-206
§ 20-206. General counsel; outside counsel
Appointment of general counsel
(a)(1) The Commission may employ its own attorney.
(2) The Executive Director shall appoint and remove the attorney with the approval of the Commission.
Duties of general counsel
(b) The attorney shall:
(1) act as general counsel and legal adviser to the Commission; and
(2) represent the Commission at all hearings and judicial proceedings in which the Commission is a party.
(c) The general counsel is entitled to the compensation provided in the State budget.
Additional personnel
(d) The office of the general counsel shall include additional personnel as provided in the State budget.
Employment category
(e) The general counsel and any assistant general counsel are special appointments in the State Personnel Management System.
Outside counsel
(f)(1) The Commission may retain legal assistance to advise the commissioners in legal matters.
(2) Legal advisers retained under this subsection shall be compensated as provided in the State budget.


Added by Acts 2009, c. 120, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2009.
MD Code, State Government, § 20-206, MD STATE GOVT § 20-206
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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