John P. McDonough, Secretary of State
The signed Executive Order is received from Governor's Legislative Office. The
Secretary of State's signature is affixed, the State Seal is applied and two copies of the Executive Order
are delivered to the Director of the Department of Legislative Services and two certified copies of the
Executive Order are delivered to the Administrator of The Division of State Documents. Additional
copies are distributed to Governor's Staff members, Cabinet members and other state offices. All
executive orders are published in the Maryland Register and those orders
generally permanent in nature are compiled permanently in COMAR (Code of Maryland Regulations), under
Title 01 Executive Department.
Click here to view the Executive Orders on the Governor's website.
Statutory Authority: State Government Article, §3-404 &
§3-405 of the Annotated Code of Maryland.