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§ 8-202. Placement of units and officers

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState Government

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Organization of Executive Branch (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Principal Departments (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, State Government, § 8-202
§ 8-202. Placement of units and officers
In general
(a)(1) Unless placed by law or expressly exempted from placement by law, the officers and units in the Executive Branch of the State government that are not principal departments may be placed by the Governor in any principal department.
(2) Unless expressly exempted from placement by law, an interstate, regional, or other intergovernmental unit in which the State participates shall be placed in the appropriate principal department.
Effect of placement
(b) Notwithstanding the placement of a unit in a principal department:
(1) the powers and duties that are assigned by law to the unit are not changed;
(2) a State officer or State employee who is not in the State Personnel Management System and is transferred with the unit remains exempt from the provisions of the State Personnel and Pensions Article unless the officer or the employee is placed in the State Personnel Management System in accordance with those provisions; and
(3) the head of a unit who is in the State Personnel Management System or holds the position other than at the pleasure of the Governor does not cease to be in the State Personnel Management System or to hold the position other than at the pleasure of the Governor.

Credits

Added by Acts 1984, c. 284, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 1984, c. 373, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1984; Acts 1993, c. 22, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1993; Acts 1995, c. 3, § 1, eff. March 7, 1995; Acts 1997, c. 743, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
Formerly Art. 41, §§ 3, 3D, 3E, 11, 11A.
MD Code, State Government, § 8-202, MD STATE GOVT § 8-202
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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