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§ 6-108. Additional powers and duties

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState Government

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 6. Attorney General (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Definitions; General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, State Government, § 6-108
§ 6-108. Additional powers and duties
Powers
(a) The Attorney General or any Deputy Attorney General or assistant Attorney General whom the Attorney General designates may:
(1) become a member of an organization of attorneys general of other states or their deputies or assistants and, as provided in the State budget, contribute to the expenses of the organization; and
(2) use the services of the Council of State Governments and, as provided in the State budget, contribute to the cost of the services.
Annual report
(b)(1) On January 1 of each year, the Attorney General shall submit an annual report to the Governor.
(2) The annual report shall:
(i) describe the business and proceedings of the Office during the preceding calendar year;
(ii) include an itemized statement of the receipts and disbursements of the Attorney General during the preceding fiscal year; and
(iii) include any recommendations that the Attorney General considers appropriate.
Required records
(c) The Attorney General shall keep the following records until they are disposed of in accordance with § 10-616 of this article:
(1) a copy of the pleadings in each suit, action, or other proceeding of which the Office has charge;
(2) a complete and current docket of those proceedings;
(3) a copy of each written opinion that the Office issues; and
(4) an abstract of each title that the Office examines or has examined.
Publications
(d) The Attorney General annually shall have published, in bound volume:
(1) the opinions that the Office issued during the preceding calendar year; and
(2) the annual report for that preceding calendar year.
Recordkeeping
(e)(1) The papers of the Office shall be filed in its offices until disposed of in accordance with § 10-616 of this article.
(2) The papers and books of the Office shall be indexed so that they are readily accessible.

Credits

Added by Acts 1984, c. 284, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 1993, c. 114, § 1, eff. June 1, 1993; Acts 2014, c. 45, § 5.
Formerly Art. 32A, §§ 4, 7, 8, 10.
MD Code, State Government, § 6-108, MD STATE GOVT § 6-108
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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