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§ 14-111. Local state of emergency

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic SafetyEffective: October 1, 2012

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Title 14. Emergency Management (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Maryland Emergency Management Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2012
MD Code, Public Safety, § 14-111
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 16A, § 6C
§ 14-111. Local state of emergency
(a) Only the principal executive officer of a political subdivision may declare a local state of emergency.
(b)(1) Except with the consent of the governing body of the political subdivision, a local state of emergency may not continue or be renewed for longer than 30 days.
(2) An order or proclamation that declares, continues, or terminates a local state of emergency shall be:
(i) given prompt and general publicity; and
(ii) filed promptly with the chief local records-keeping agency.
Effect of declaration
(c) Declaration of a local state of emergency:
(1) activates the response and recovery aspects of any applicable local state of emergency plan; and
(2) authorizes the provision of aid and assistance under the applicable plan.


Added by Acts 2003, c. 5, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2012, c. 172, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2012; Acts 2012, c. 173, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2012.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 14-111, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 14-111
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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