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§ 1-201. Reward for information

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic Safety

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Title 1. Definitions; General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Employees Killed in Performance of Duty (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Safety, § 1-201
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 41, § 4-1001
§ 1-201. Reward for information
Authority of Governor to offer reward
(a)(1) The Governor may offer a reward in the name of the State for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of an individual who causes the death of any of the following individuals who is killed in the performance of duty:
(i) a law enforcement officer of the State or a political subdivision of the State;
(ii) a career or volunteer member of a fire department or ambulance or rescue squad; or
(iii) a sworn member of the office of State Fire Marshal.
(2) On request of the State's Attorney of the county in which the death occurred, the Governor may set a reward for the information in an amount not exceeding $25,000 in each case.
(3) The determination of the Governor of the individual to whom a reward is to be paid is conclusive.
Amount included in State budget
(b) The Governor shall include in the State budget each year the amount of any reward made under this section.


Added by Acts 2003, c. 5, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2003.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 1-201, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 1-201
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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