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§ 7-601. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHuman ServicesEffective: October 1, 2016

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Human Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Individuals with Disabilities (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Assistive Technology Guaranteed Loan Program (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2016
MD Code, Human Services, § 7-601
§ 7-601. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
Assistive technology
(b)(1) “Assistive technology” means any item, equipment, or device that is designed to enable an individual with a disability to become more independent or a more productive member of the community with an improved quality of life.
(2) “Assistive technology” includes wheelchairs, motorized scooters, Braille equipment, voice simulation systems, scanners, assistive listening devices, telecommunications devices for the deaf, augmentative communication systems, environmental control systems, computers and adaptive peripherals, building modifications for accessibility, motor vehicles, and vehicle modifications.
(c) “Board” means the Board of Directors of the Program.
(d) “Department” means the Department of Disabilities.
(e) “Fund” means the Assistive Technology Loan Fund.
(f) “Program” means the Assistive Technology Loan Program.
(g) “Secretary” means the Secretary of Disabilities.


Added by Acts 2007, c. 3, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2007. Amended by Acts 2008, c. 62, § 1, eff. July 1, 2008; Acts 2016, c. 38, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2016.
MD Code, Human Services, § 7-601, MD HUMAN SERV § 7-601
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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