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§ 2-1604. Spay/Neuter Advisory Board

West's Annotated Code of MarylandAgricultureEffective: October 1, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 2. Department of Agriculture (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 16. Spay/Neuter Fund (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2013
MD Code, Agriculture, § 2-1604
§ 2-1604. Spay/Neuter Advisory Board
(a) There is a Spay/Neuter Advisory Board.
(b) The Advisory Board consists of:
(1) The Secretary, or the Secretary's designee; and
(2) The following members, appointed by the Secretary:
(i) One representative of a private animal shelter;
(ii) One veterinarian;
(iii) One representative of a local animal control agency;
(iv) One representative of the pet food industry; and
(v) Two representatives of animal welfare advocacy organizations.
(c) The Secretary shall designate the chair of the Advisory Board.
(d) The Department shall provide staff support for the Advisory Board.
(e) A member of the Advisory Board:
(1) May not receive compensation as a member of the Advisory Board; but
(2) Is entitled to reimbursement for expenses under the Standard State Travel Regulations, as provided in the State budget.
(f) The Advisory Board shall advise the Department with respect to:
(1) The administration of the Fund;
(2) The solicitation and evaluation of competitive grant proposals;
(3) Appropriate additional standards for grant proposals;
(4) Additional relevant data that the Department should require from local animal shelters and appropriate animal control organizations;
(5) The adoption of regulations that implement this subtitle; and
(6) Any other appropriate matter with respect to the implementation of the Fund in the discretion of the Department.


Added by Acts 2013, c. 561, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013; Acts 2013, c. 562, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.

Editors' Notes

<Acts 2013, c. 561, and Acts 2013, c. 562, are abrogated effective at the end of September 30, 2022, under the terms of § 3 of those Acts.>
2013 Legislation
Acts 2013, c. 561, § 3, and Acts 2013, c. 562, § 3, provide:
“SECTION 3. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That this Act shall take effect October 1, 2013. It shall remain effective for a period of 9 years and, at the end of September 30, 2022, with no further action required by the General Assembly, this Act shall be abrogated and of no further force and effect.”
MD Code, Agriculture, § 2-1604, MD AGRIC § 2-1604
Current through all emergency effective legislation from the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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