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SECTION 204
Commissioner; appointment; term of office
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 2, TITLE 1
§ 204. Commissioner; appointment; term of office. 1. The commissioner
shall be appointed by the governor, by and with the advice and consent
of the senate and shall hold office until the end of the term of the
governor by whom he was appointed and until his successor is appointed
and has qualified.

2. The present commissioner shall be the head of the department and
shall hold office until the expiration of his present term and until his
successor is appointed and has qualified. If, prior to the expiration of
such present term, a vacancy shall occur or exist in the office of the
commissioner it shall be filled by appointment by the governor, by and
with the advice and consent of the senate, for a term expiring with that
of the governor by whom the appointment was made.

3. During his term of office the commissioner shall not engage in any
occupation which conflicts with the performance of his official duties.