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Article - State Personnel and Pensions




§21–701.

    (a)    In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

    (b)    “Domestic relations order” means an order issued in accordance with § 21–502(a)(2) of this title, § 414(p) of the Internal Revenue Code, and regulations adopted by the Board of Trustees that assigns a benefit to a spouse, former spouse, child, or other dependent of a public employee in connection with a decree or order of alimony, child support, or divorce.

    (c)    “Final adjudication” means adjudication by a trial court resulting in final disposition of all charges that constitute a qualifying crime.

    (d)    “Public employee” means an individual who:

        (1)    is employed in a position listed in § 21–702 of this subtitle; and

        (2)    has been charged with a qualifying crime.

    (e)    “Qualifying crime” means a felony:

        (1)    that is committed in the course of a public employee’s duties and responsibilities;

        (2)    that is committed through the use of the public employee’s authority derived from the position of employment; and

        (3)    the commission of which results in, or is attempted to result in, gain, profit, or advantage for the public employee.