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§ 3-401. “Executive order” defined

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState Government

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 3. Governor and Lieutenant Governor (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Executive Orders (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, State Government, § 3-401
§ 3-401. “Executive order” defined
In this subtitle, “executive order” means an order or an amendment or rescission of an order that, over the signature of the Governor:
(1) proclaims or ends a state of emergency or exercises the authority of the Governor during an emergency, under Title 14, Subtitle 3 of the Public Safety Article or any other provision of law;
(2) adopts guidelines, rules of conduct, or rules of procedure for:
(i) State employees;
(ii) units of the State government; or
(iii) persons who are under the jurisdiction of those employees or units or who deal with them;
(3) establishes a unit, including an advisory unit, study unit, or task force; or
(4) changes the organization of the Executive Branch of the State government.


Added by Acts 1984, c. 284, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 1986, c. 5, § 4, eff. July 1, 1986; Acts 1987, c. 11, § 2, eff. April 2, 1987; Acts 2002, c. 5, § 1, eff. April 9, 2002; Acts 2003, c. 17, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2003.
Formerly Art. 41, § 15CA.
MD Code, State Government, § 3-401, MD STATE GOVT § 3-401
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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