2018 Maryland Code
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 13 - Court Supporting Agencies
Subtitle 5 - State Law Library
§ 13-504. Powers and duties of Director

    The Director of the State Law Library may:
  • (1) Appoint employees, with the approval of the library committee, to assist in the performance of the duties of the Director. Employees shall be compensated as provided in the budget;

  • (2) Not allow any book, map, or documents to be removed from the State Law Library, except by the executive and legislative departments, other State agencies located in Annapolis, members of the General Assembly, and judges of the Court of Appeals and Court of Special Appeals, or on interlibrary loan to other libraries;

  • (3) Accept excess copies of the Maryland Reports and Maryland Appellate Reports from the State Reporter;

  • (4) With the approval of the library committee, sell or exchange, from time to time, books from the State Law Library, including the Maryland Reports, Maryland Appellate Reports, codes, maps, and periodicals. The proceeds of the sales, after deducting the expenses, shall be paid over to the State Treasurer within 30 days after receipt. However, a book, map, or periodical may not be sold if its sale would break a set;

  • (5) Report in writing to the library committee as often as required by the committee upon the operations of the State Law Library; and

  • (6) Perform other duties assigned by law to the Director.

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