HB0913 (CH0026)

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Attorney General - Powers - Maryland Defense Act of 2017

Sponsored by:

Delegate Rosenberg


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 26

Synopsis:Authorizing the Attorney General to employ specified assistant counsel; authorizing the Attorney General to take specified actions on civil and criminal suits and actions that are based on the federal government's action or inaction that threatens the public interest and welfare of the residents of the State; requiring the Attorney General to provide the Governor with specified notice; requiring the Governor to provide $1,000,000 in fiscal year 2019 and thereafter; requiring the Attorney General to submit a specified report; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Rosenberg, Barve, Busch, Davis, Frick, Jones, Kaiser, McIntosh, Pendergrass, Vallario, Bromwell, Angel, Barron, Cullison, Hayes, Hill, Kelly, Morales, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Sample-Hughes, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0665
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2017
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingBudget and Taxation
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - State Government
(6-105, 6-106.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:03 P.M.