2010 Maryland Code
PUBLIC SAFETY
TITLE 14 - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Subtitle 6 - Interstate Emergency Management and Civil Defense Compact
Section 14-603 - Authority of Governor to enter into and execute compact; alterations; ratification.

§ 14-603. Authority of Governor to enter into and execute compact; alterations; ratification.
 

The Governor is hereby authorized and empowered to enter into and execute, on behalf of the State of Maryland, such emergency management and civil defense compacts with other states, possessions or territories of the United States or with the District of Columbia, substantially in the form hereinbefore set forth, provided that the Board of Public Works, with the concurrence of the Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, may approve alterations of the terms, provisions and conditions of the aforesaid proposed emergency management and civil defense compact so long as said alterations are in substantial compliance with the terms, provisions and conditions hereinbefore set forth and when the Governor, in the exercise of the power as aforesaid, enters into and executes an emergency management and civil defense compact on behalf of the State of Maryland, said compact is hereby approved and ratified and every paragraph, clause, provision, matter and thing in the said compact contained shall be obligatory on this State and the citizens thereof, and shall be forever faithfully and inviolably observed, and kept by the government of this State and all of its citizens according to the true intent and meaning of the said compact. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 41, § 17-103; 2003, ch. 5, § 2.]   

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