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§ 5-1104. Award of grants

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily LawEffective: July 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Children (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 11. Community Grant Program (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2019
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-1104
§ 5-1104. Award of grants
Reviewing and ranking proposals
(a)(1) In reviewing and ranking proposals, the selection committees established under §§ 5-1102 and 5-1103 of this subtitle shall place additional value on proposals that are designed to:
(i) reach the largest possible number of parents, children, and youth in a community;
(ii) involve local government officials and other community leaders; and
(iii) be supplemented by local or private funding.
(2) The selection committees shall attempt to achieve a broad geographic distribution of funding, to the extent that a proposal has merit, in their recommendations to the Governor.
Governor to award grants
(b) Based solely on the recommendations of the selection committees, the Governor shall award grants, not to exceed $10,000 each, to further the purposes of this subtitle.
Reports
(c) All grant awards under this subtitle shall be identified and briefly described in annual reports developed by the Department of Human Services for grants awarded under § 5-1102 of this subtitle and by the Maryland Department of Health for grants awarded under § 5-1103 of this subtitle. These reports shall be presented to the Governor and, subject to § 2-1257 of the State Government Article, to the General Assembly.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Awareness Week and Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Week
(d) In conjunction with the grant programs established under this subtitle, each year the Governor shall proclaim a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Awareness Week and a Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Week to focus public attention on these problems.

Credits

Added by Acts 1985, c. 497, § 1, eff. July 1, 1985. Amended by Acts 1997, c. 635, § 9, eff. July 1, 1997; Acts 1997, c. 636, § 9, eff. July 1, 1997; Acts 2017, c. 62, § 6; Acts 2019, c. 8, § 5.
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-1104, MD FAMILY § 5-1104
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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