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§ 3-202. Commissioner of correction--appointment; qualifications; term; oath; compensation

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCorrectional ServicesEffective: October 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Correctional Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 3. Division of Correction (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Powers and Personnel (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2023
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 3-202
§ 3-202. Commissioner of correction--appointment; qualifications; term; oath; compensation
(a) With approval of the Governor and the advice and consent of the Senate, the Secretary shall appoint the Commissioner of Correction.
(b) The Commissioner shall be an individual with maturity and judgment who has:
(1) broad knowledge of correctional facilities and systems; and
(2) knowledge of correctional procedures and methods, correctional theories, institutional operations, and the psychology of incarcerated individuals.
(c) The Commissioner serves at the pleasure of the Secretary.
(d) Before taking office, the appointee shall take the oath required by Article I, § 9 of the Maryland Constitution.
(e) The Commissioner is entitled to the compensation provided in the State budget.

Credits

Added by Acts 1999, c. 54, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 2023, c. 721, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 2023.
Formerly Art. 27, § 673.
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 3-202, MD CORR SERV § 3-202
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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