Maryland Election Law Section 12-106
(a)   In accordance with regulations adopted by the State Board, the local board shall:
(1)   conduct the recount and certify the official result of the election or question which is the subject of the recount; and
(2)   ensure the public's ability to be present while the recount is conducted.
(b)   The State Board shall monitor and support the work of any local board conducting a recount to ensure compliance with this subtitle.
(c)   The State Board shall establish a procedure that will allow petitioners and counterpetitioners to request that a recount be terminated prior to its completion.
(d)   When a recount is completed, the local board, and when appropriate the State Board, shall correct the primary, general, or special election returns and certificates that were made by a canvassing board.