EXECUTIVE ORDER 01.01.1991.20 Conservation of Paper by Units of State Government

A. To the greatest extent practicable, within State agencies, photocopied and printed reproductions of original multi-page documents should be made utilizing both sides of a sheet of paper.

B. The head of each unit of State government shall develop and implement approved plans outlining procedures designed to achieve this goal. These plans shall also include other reasonable procedures to be implemented for the purpose of reducing paper consumption in State government.

C. The head of each unit of State government is responsible for enforcing this Executive Order and shall inform the Governor of the date the approved procedures are fully in effect within their unit.

D. Whenever economically practical, the Secretary of General Services shall insure that procurement officials specify photocopy machines which have the capability to perform two-sided photocopying.

E. The Executive Order shall be effective immediately.

F. All units of the Legislative and the Judicial Branches of Maryland State Government are invited to participate in this conservation measure.

Effective date: June 25, 1991 (18:15 Md. R. 1691)