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§ 13-301. Adjutant General

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic SafetyEffective: October 1, 2007

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Title 13. Militia (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Adjutant General; Assistants and Other Personnel (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2007
MD Code, Public Safety, § 13-301
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 41, § 10-101;  MD CODE Art. 65, § 9;  MD CODE Art. 65, § 10
§ 13-301. Adjutant General
In general
(a) The Adjutant General:
(1) is the head of the Department;
(2) shall be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate;
(3) is subordinate only to the Governor in matters relating to the Department;
(4) shall have a commissioned grade not above that of Lieutenant General; and
(5) shall be a full-time employee of the Department in State active duty status.
(b) At the time of appointment, the Adjutant General shall:
(1) have at least 2 years of commissioned field grade service in the National Guard;
(2) have attained at least the rank of colonel; and
(3) meet the requirements for federal recognition at the rank of Major General.
Governor's Executive Council
(c) The Adjutant General is a member of the Governor's Executive Council.
Acting Adjutant General
(d) If the Adjutant General is ordered into the active military service of the United States, the Governor may designate an acting Adjutant General to exercise the duties of the Adjutant General during the period the Adjutant General is on active military service.


Added by Acts 2003, c. 5, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2007, c. 485, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2007.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 13-301, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 13-301
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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