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Maryland Code, Human Services § 9-210

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(a) The Attorney General is the legal adviser to the Department.

(b) The Attorney General shall assign to the Department the number of assistant Attorneys General that are authorized by law for the Department and, as provided in the State budget, any additional assistant Attorneys General necessary to give effective legal advice and counsel.

(c)(1) The Attorney General shall designate one of the assistant Attorneys General as counsel to the Department.

(2) The counsel to the Department may have no duty other than to give the legal aid, advice, and counsel required by the Secretary and any other official of the Department, to supervise the other assistant Attorneys General assigned to the Department, and to perform for the Department the duties that the Attorney General assigns.

(3) The counsel shall perform the duties specified in paragraph (2) of this subsection subject to the control and supervision of the Attorney General.

(4) After the Attorney General designates the counsel to the Department, the Attorney General may not reassign the counsel without consulting the Secretary.

Cite this article: - Maryland Code, Human Services § 9-210 - last updated December 31, 2021 |

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