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Session Laws, 1976
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LAWS OF MARYLAND

Ch. 612

(B) THE GOVERNOR SHALL APPOINT THE MEMBERS OF THE
COMMISSION FROM AMONG THE NOMINEES SUBMITTED AS
PRESCRIBED IN THIS SECTION. THE GOVERNOR MAY REJECT TO

NOMINEE OR ANY OF THE NOMINEES, IN WHICH EVENT HE SHALL

REQUEST THE APPROPRIATE NOMINATING AUTHORITY TO SUBMIT
ANOTHER NOMINEE OR NOMINEES AS NECESSARY. THE GOVERNOR'S
REJECTION MAY BE ONLY FOR CAUSE. IT IF THE GOVERNOR
REJECTS THE NOMINEE OR ANY OF THE NOMINEES, THEN, AND

ONLY IN THAT EVENT, HE SHALL STATE IN WRITING TO THE

APPROPRIATE NOMINATING__AUTHORITY THE REASONS FOR HIS

REJECTION. THIS STATEMENT IS CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET, AND
PRIVILEGED; HOWEVER, THE APPROPRIATE NOMINATING AUTHORITY
MAY MAKE IT PUBLIC.]]

[[(b)]] (C) The terms of the appointed members
are four years and until their successors are appointed
and qualify. However, of the initial appointees, two
shall have initial terms of four years, two shall have
initial terms of three years, AND two shall have initial
terms of two years[ , and three shall have an initial term
of one year]. Members are eligible for reappointment.
THE GOVERNOR SHALL DESIGNATE ONE OF THE COMMISSION
MEMBERS AS CHAIRMAN FOR THE TIME PERIOD AS THE GOVERNOR
DETERMINES. ANY VACANCY OCCURRING ON THE COMMISSION SHALL
BE FILLED BY THE GOVERNOR IN THE SAME MANNER AS PROVIDED
FOR APPOINTMENTS TO THE COMMISSION.

[[(c)]] (D) The members of the Commission
shall not receive compensation but shall be reimbursed
for their reasonable expenses incurred in the performance
of their duties, as provided in the State budget.

33E.

(a)    Upon notification by the Governor that a
vacancy exists or is about to occur in the office of the
State [[prosecutor]]] Prosecutor, the Commission shall
seek and review applications of proposed nominees for the
position. It shall notify the Maryland State Bar
Association, Incorporated, of the vacancy, and shall
request recommendations from that association. It shall
also seek recommendations from interested citizens, and
groups and from its own members.

(b)    The Commission shall INTERVIEW AND evaluate
each ELIGIBLE applicant, and shall select and nominate to
the Governor the name of the person OR PERSONS it finds
to be legally and professionally qualified by a vote of a
majority of the entire authorized membership of the
Commission, taken by secret ballot.

(c)    The Commission shall report to the Governor,
in writing, the name of the person OR PERSONS it
nominates. The report shall be submitted within 70 days
after notification that a vacancy exists or is about to
occur.

(d)    [[IF THE COMMISSION SUBMITS MORE THAN ONE

 

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