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§ 7-305. Duties

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHuman ServicesEffective: July 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Human Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Individuals with Disabilities (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Maryland Caregivers Support Coordinating Council (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2019
MD Code, Human Services, § 7-305
§ 7-305. Duties
In general
(a) The Commission shall:
(1) solicit and gather concerns of caregivers by:
(i) conducting surveys;
(ii) holding public hearings;
(iii) establishing a telephone hotline for public access; and
(iv) other appropriate means;
(2) develop and distribute to interested parties a handbook of current respite care and other family caregiver services available in the State;
(3) review successful respite care programs in other states;
(4) develop a model family caregiver support program that incorporates best practices from existing programs in this and other states;
(5) provide ongoing analysis of best practices in family caregiver support programs in this and other states;
(6) coordinate activities of existing and proposed family caregiver support services among State and local units;
(7) research available funding sources and explore possibilities for additional funds;
(8) identify unmet needs and priorities for additional funds; and
(9) monitor implementation of the Commission's recommendations.
Annual report
(b) The Commission shall report annually on its activities and recommendations regarding family caregiver support services to the Governor and, subject to § 2-1257 of the State Government Article, the General Assembly.


Added by Acts 2007, c. 3, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2007. Amended by Acts 2017, c. 67, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017; Acts 2017, c. 68, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017; Acts 2019, c. 8, § 5.
MD Code, Human Services, § 7-305, MD HUMAN SERV § 7-305
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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