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§ 3-106. Limitation on administrative charges

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic Safety

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
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Title 3. Law Enforcement (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Safety, § 3-106
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 730
§ 3-106. Limitation on administrative charges
In general
(a) Subject to subsection (b) of this section, a law enforcement agency may not bring administrative charges against a law enforcement officer unless the agency files the charges within 1 year after the act that gives rise to the charges comes to the attention of the appropriate law enforcement agency official.
(b) The 1-year limitation of subsection (a) of this section does not apply to charges that relate to criminal activity or excessive force.


Added by Acts 2003, c. 5, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2003.

Editors' Notes

Revisor's Note (Acts 2003, c. 5):
This section is new language derived without substantive change from former Art. 27, § 730(b).
Subsection (a) of this section is revised in the active voice to clarify that a law enforcement agency files administrative charges against a law enforcement officer.
Defined term: “Law enforcement officer” § 3-101
Former Art. 27, § 730, related to hearings before dismissal, repealed by Acts 2003, c. 5, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2003.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 3-106, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 3-106
Current through legislation effective July 1, 2020, from the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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