2010 Maryland Code
TITLE 20 - HUMAN RELATIONS
Subtitle 9 - Discrimination by Governmental Units, Officers, and Employees
Section 20-904 - Payment of awards against State.
§ 20-904. Payment of awards against State.
(a) Payment when sufficient money available.- If the State has sufficient money available at the time an award is made against the State under this title, the State shall pay the award as soon as practicable within 20 days after the award is final.
(b) Report to Comptroller when sufficient money not available.-
(1) If sufficient money is not available at the time an award is made against the State under this title, the affected State unit or officer shall report the outstanding award to the State Comptroller.
(2) The Comptroller shall:
(i) keep an accounting of all outstanding awards; and
(ii) report the accounting annually to the Governor.
(c) Inclusion of sufficient money in State budget.-
(1) The Governor shall include in the State budget sufficient money to pay all awards made against the State under this title.
(2) On appropriation of money by the General Assembly, the Comptroller shall authorize payment of all outstanding awards under this title in the order of the date on which each award was made.
[An. Code 1957, art. 49B, § 17B; 2009, ch. 120, § 2.]
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