2018 Maryland Code
Public Safety
Title 14 - Emergency Management
Subtitle 3 - Governor's Emergency Powers
§ 14-307. General cessation of business during emergency; closing of banking institution

  • (a) "Emergency" defined. -- In this section, "emergency" includes an emergency that results from fire, flood, riot, robbery, weather, or other cause.

  • (b) General cessation of business during emergency. -- If an emergency exists in a political subdivision, the Governor may proclaim a day for the general cessation of business in that political subdivision.

  • (c) Closing of banking institution. -- If an emergency exists as to a banking institution, the Governor:

    • (1) may proclaim a day on which the banking institution may remain closed; and

    • (2) shall limit the proclamation to the principal banking office and branch offices of the banking institution that the emergency affects.

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