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§ 8-203. Secretary

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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, § 8-203
§ 8-203. Secretary
Appointment
(a) The head of each principal department is a secretary, who shall be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate.
Qualifications
(b) The Governor shall select, on the bases of professional and administrative knowledge and experience, a secretary who has the qualifications required by law.
Representation of intergovernmental unit
(c) Unless otherwise provided by law, the secretary of a principal department or, with the approval of the Governor, a designee of the secretary shall represent the State and coordinate its participation in an interstate, regional, or other intergovernmental unit that is in the department.

Credits

Added by Acts 1984, c. 284, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1984.
Formerly Art. 41, § 3D.
MD Code, State Government, § 8-203, MD STATE GOVT § 8-203
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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