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Online Services
Our agency has online searchs available for Notary Publics, Charities, Trademarks and COMAR. We also have several handbooks available for downloading.

Maryland Flag Information
For information about the Maryland State flag, it's protocols and history.

Honor a Veteran
Honor a Veteran Program is a program that recognizes the sacrifices that veterans have made throughout history to protect our freedoms.

Maryland's Secretary of State

Welcome to the official web site of Maryland's Secretary of State. Please take a few moments to learn more about the Office of the Secretary of State of Maryland and its initiatives. The Secretary of State's office performs a number of important services within state government and we hope you find our website easy to navigate. Please contact our office if you have any questions or comments and thank you for visiting our site. The office of the Secretary of State assists Maryland citizens by issuing registrations, commissions, and publications, and providing critical information important to charitable giving decisions.

Maryland Charity Campaign

The Maryland Charity Campaign (MCC) is a workplace charitable-giving program that offers state employees the opportunity to contribute to charities using the convenience of payroll deduction. Currently nearly 700 charities participate in the campaign.
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Flag Status

Maryland citizens like to know whenever the President of the United States or the Governor of Maryland has declared that flags–both U.S. and State, are to be flown at half-staff.
Governor Larry Hogan and Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford
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Great Seal

The Secretary of State was given an additional responsibility in 1853 when he was made official custodian of the Great Seal of Maryland.
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Division of State Documents

The Division is responsible for publishing the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) and its biweekly supplement, the Maryland Register.