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.
(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 Regulations
as provided in the State budget.
(f) The Commission shall:
(1) exercise the powers and perform the duties specified in this title;
(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.
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.