2019 Maryland Code
Title 5 - Controlled Dangerous Substances, Prescriptions, and Other Substances
Subtitle 8 - Criminal Procedure
§ 5-803. Payment for information about violations
(a) (1) The Secretary of State Police may pay a person the sum of money that the Secretary considers appropriate for information about a violation of this title.
(2) The money shall:
(i) be paid without reference to any reward to which the person may otherwise be entitled by law; and
(ii) be from funds appropriated for the Department of State Police, Intelligence Division.
(b) Money that is expended from appropriations of the Department of State Police, Intelligence Division, for purchase of controlled dangerous substances and that is subsequently recovered shall be reimbursed to the current appropriation for that Department.
(c) The Secretary of State Police may advance money to enforce this section.