2014 Maryland Code
State Government
Title 12 - Immunity and Liability
Subtitle 2 - Actions in Contract
§ 12-201. Sovereign immunity defense barred

MD State Government Code § 12-201 (2014) What's This?

(a) In general. -- Except as otherwise expressly provided by a law of the State, the State, its officers, and its units may not raise the defense of sovereign immunity in a contract action, in a court of the State, based on a written contract that an official or employee executed for the State or 1 of its units while the official or employee was acting within the scope of the authority of the official or employee.

(b) Exclusions. -- In an action under this subtitle, the State and its officers and units shall have the immunity from liability described under ยง 5-522(d) of the Courts and Judicial Proceedings Article.

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