Md. Code, Pub. Safety § 14-111

Current with changes from the 2020 Legislative Session through Ch. 14
Section 14-111 - Local state of emergency
(a) Only the principal executive officer of a political subdivision may declare a local state of emergency.
(b)
(1) Except with the consent of the governing body of the political subdivision, a local state of emergency may not continue or be renewed for longer than 30 days.
(2) An order or proclamation that declares, continues, or terminates a local state of emergency shall be:
(i) given prompt and general publicity; and
(ii) filed promptly with the chief local records-keeping agency.
(c) Declaration of a local state of emergency:
(1) activates the response and recovery aspects of any applicable local state of emergency plan; and
(2) authorizes the provision of aid and assistance under the applicable plan.

Md. Code, PS § 14-111