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
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
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.
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.