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By Brendan Parets | Inside Political Law | December 18, 2014
A recent advisory letter by the Maryland State Ethics Commission should remind those asked to serve on transition teams to be aware of the various state laws that might be triggered by their service. In the advisory letter, written to a government contractor, the State Ethics Commission concluded that members of the Maryland Governor-Elect’s Transition Team are not “public officials” subject to the requirements imposed by the Maryland Public Ethics Law.