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§ 10-208. Commission on Aging

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHuman ServicesEffective: June 1, 2015

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Human Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 10. Department of Aging (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Department of Aging (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 1, 2015
MD Code, Human Services, § 10-208
§ 10-208. Commission on Aging
(a) There is a Commission on Aging in the Department.
Composition; appointment of members
(b)(1) The Commission consists of 13 members appointed by the Governor as follows:
(i) 1 shall be a member of the Senate of Maryland, who may not vote;
(ii) 1 shall be a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, who may not vote; and
(iii) 11 shall be selected to reflect the geographic diversity of the State and because of their interest in the needs of seniors.
(2) At least 7 members shall be at least 55 years old.
Tenure; vacancies
(c)(1) The term of a member of the Commission is 4 years.
(2) The terms of members appointed under subsection (b)(1)(iii) of this section are staggered as required by the terms provided for members of the Commission on October 1, 2007.
(3) A member of the Commission appointed under subsection (b)(1)(iii) of this section may not serve more than two consecutive terms.
(4) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies.
(5) A member who is appointed after a term has begun serves only for the rest of the term and until a successor is appointed and qualifies.
(d) From among the members of the Commission, the Governor shall designate a chair.
(e) A member of the Commission:
(1) may not receive compensation as a member of the Commission; but
(2) is entitled to reimbursement for expenses under the Standard State Travel Regulations1 as provided in the State budget.
Powers and duties
(f) The Commission shall:
(1) exercise the powers and perform the duties specified in this title;
(2) review:
(i) ongoing statewide programs and activities for seniors; and
(ii) new statewide programs for seniors before the programs are implemented; and
(3) make recommendations to the Secretary about statewide programs and activities for seniors.


Added by Acts 2007, c. 3, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2007. Amended by Acts 2015, c. 58, § 1, eff. June 1, 2015.


COMAR et seq.
MD Code, Human Services, § 10-208, MD HUMAN SERV § 10-208
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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