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§ 2-103. Officers and agents

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Regulation

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Title 2. Maryland Department of Labor (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 2-103
§ 2-103. Officers and agents
(a)(1) With the approval of the Governor, the Secretary shall appoint a deputy secretary.
(2) The deputy secretary:
(i) serves at the pleasure of the Secretary;
(ii) is entitled to the salary provided in the State budget; and
(iii) has the duties provided by law or delegated by the Secretary.
(b)(1) The Secretary may employ a staff attached to the Office of the Secretary, in accordance with the State budget.
(2) Each staff assistant in the Office of the Secretary in charge of a particular area of responsibility and each professional consultant is in the executive service, management service, or is a special appointment in the State Personnel Management System and is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Secretary.
(3) Unless otherwise provided by law, the Secretary shall appoint and remove all other staff in the Office of the Secretary in accordance with the provisions of the State Personnel and Pensions Article.
(4) The Secretary may review any personnel action taken by any unit in the Department. The Secretary may delegate to the head or governing body of any unit in the Department the power to approve any appointment or removal.
(5) Whenever the Secretary is authorized by law to make an appointment with the approval of the Governor, the Secretary may not remove the appointee without first obtaining the approval of the Governor.


Added by Acts 1992, c. 4, § 2. Amended by Acts 1993, c. 22, § 1; Acts 1995, c. 3, § 1, eff. March 7, 1995; Acts 1997, c. 743, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
Formerly Art. 41, § 8-103.
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 2-103, MD BUS REG § 2-103
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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