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Maryland Code, Commercial Law § 14-4104

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(a)(1) For fiscal year 2020 and each fiscal year thereafter, the Governor shall include an appropriation of at least $700,000 in general funds in the State budget for the Office for the purposes of enforcement of:

(i) Consumer protection laws under this title;

(ii) Consumer protection laws under Title 13 of this article;  and

(iii) Financial consumer protection laws.

(2) The Office shall use the funds under paragraph (1) of this subsection for:

(i) Staffing costs associated with hiring new employees;  and

(ii) Investigations of alleged violations of consumer protection laws in the State.

(b)(1) For fiscal year 2020 and each fiscal year thereafter, the Governor shall include an appropriation of at least $300,000 in general funds in the State budget for the Commissioner for the purposes of enforcement of financial consumer protection laws.

(2) The Commissioner shall use the funds under paragraph (1) of this subsection for:

(i) Staffing costs associated with hiring new employees;  and

(ii) Investigations of alleged violations of consumer protection laws in the State.

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