Maryland State Government Section 13-306

Article - State Government

§ 13-306.

      (a)      The Governor may designate a citizen of the State as its Poet Laureate.

      (b)      (1)      The Poet Laureate:

                  (i)      may not receive compensation; but

                  (ii)      subject to paragraph (2) of this subsection, is entitled to reimbursement for any expenses incurred in the performance of duties as Poet Laureate.

            (2)      Reimbursement under this subsection:

                  (i)      shall be paid from the General Emergency Fund of the Board of Public Works; and

                  (ii)      may not exceed $1,000 in any 1 fiscal year.