SJ0005 (JR0001)

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Attorney General - Powers - Maryland Defense Act of 2017

Sponsored by:

Senator Kasemeyer


Signed by the President and the Speaker - Joint Resolution 1

Synopsis:Directing the Attorney General to take specified actions regarding 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, except under specified circumstances, to provide the Governor with specified notice and an opportunity to review and comment on specified suits and actions before commencing specified suits and actions; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Kasemeyer, Madaleno, Astle, Benson, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Feldman, Ferguson, Guzzone, Kelley, King, Lee, Manno, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Muse, Nathan-Pulliam, Peters, Pinsky, Ramirez, Robinson, Rosapepe, Smith, Young, Zirkin, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HJ0003
Bill File Type: Regular
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Broad Subject(s):State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Narrow Subject(s):Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Federal Government
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Threats -see also- Harrassment; Violence

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November 28, 2017 1:14 P.M.