2010 Maryland Code
Subtitle 2 - Commission on Human Relations
Section 20-206 - General counsel; outside counsel.

§ 20-206. General counsel; outside counsel.

(a)  Appointment of general counsel.-  

(1) The Commission may employ its own attorney. 

(2) The Executive Director shall appoint and remove the attorney with the approval of the Commission. 

(b)  Duties of general counsel.- The attorney shall: 

(1) act as general counsel and legal adviser to the Commission; and 

(2) represent the Commission at all hearings and judicial proceedings in which the Commission is a party. 

(c)  Compensation.- The general counsel is entitled to the compensation provided in the State budget. 

(d)  Additional personnel.- The office of the general counsel shall include additional personnel as provided in the State budget. 

(e)  Employment category.- The general counsel and any assistant general counsel are special appointments in the State Personnel Management System. 

(f)  Outside counsel.-  

(1) The Commission may retain legal assistance to advise the commissioners in legal matters. 

(2) Legal advisers retained under this subsection shall be compensated as provided in the State budget. 


[An. Code 1957, art. 49B, § 2(c), (d); 2009, ch. 120, § 2.]   

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