Maryland State Government Section 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.