Maryland Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

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Maryland Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2014 FY Budget:  $73,709,428
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

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Name:  Kelly Schulz
Assumed office:  February 2015
Compensation:  $158,974
Other Maryland Executive Offices
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The Maryland Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is a state executive position in the Maryland state government. The secretary is appointed by the governor acts as head of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, which was established in 1995. The Department oversees job training, unemployment insurance, as well as a number of licensing and regulatory boards.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Kelly Schulz. She was appointed by Gov. Larry Hogan in February 2015. She replaced Leonard Howie, who served as secretary from October 8, 2012 to February, 2015. [2][3]

Authority

The Maryland Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation's powers, term of office, etc. are derived from Title 2 of the Business Regulation Article of the Maryland Code of Public General Laws.

Title 2 Sections 101 and 102:

§2–101.
There is a Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, established as a principal department of the State government.
§2–102.
(a) The head of the Department is the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation,...[4]

Qualifications

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Appointments

Maryland state government organizational chart

The secretary of labor, licensing and regulation is appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the state Senate.

Vacancies

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Duties

The mission statement of the department is as follows:[5]

"The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation protects and empowers Marylanders by safeguarding workers, protecting consumers, providing a safety net and cultivating a thriving workforce that can meet the demands of Maryland’s dynamic economy."

Divisions

The DLLR has the following divisions:[5]

  • Office of Human Resources
  • Office of Fair Practices
  • Division of Labor and Industry
  • Division of Workforce Development
  • Employment Services
  • Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
  • Maryland Labor Market Information
  • Maryland Workforce Exchange
  • Division of Unemployment Insurance
  • Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
  • Maryland Racing Commission
  • Division of Financial Regulation
  • Governor's Workforce Investment Board (GWIB)

State budget

See also: Maryland state budget and finances

The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation's budget for fiscal year 2014 was $73,709,428.[6]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2014

In 2014, the secretary earned a salary of $158,974, according to the Council of State Governments.[7]

2013

In 2013, the secretary earned a salary of $158,974, according to the Council of State Governments.[8]

2012

In 2012, the secretary earned a salary of $158,974, according to the Council of State Governments.

2010

In 2010, the secretary earned a salary of $143,270, according to the Council of State Governments.[9]

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

Department Of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
500 North Calvert Street #401
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 410-230-6001

See also

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