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: October 1, 2017
MD Code, Human Services, § 7-303
Composition; appointment of members
(a)(1) The Commission consists of the following members:
(i) one member of the Senate of Maryland, appointed by the President of the Senate;
(ii) one member of the House of Delegates, appointed by the Speaker of the House; and
(iii) the following members appointed by the Governor:
1. two representatives from the Department of Human Services;
2. three representatives from the Maryland Department of Health;
3. one representative from the Department of Aging;
4. one representative from an area agency on aging;
5. one representative from the Department of Disabilities;
6. one representative from the Maryland Respite Care Coalition;
7. two consumers of respite care services;
8. three family caregivers; and
9. three representatives of organizations that provide or have interest or expertise in respite care services.
(2) In appointing members to the Commission, to the extent possible, the Governor shall consider groups representing individuals:
(i) with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders;
(ii) with developmental disabilities;
(iii) with physical disabilities;
(iv) with chronic illnesses;
(v) with mental or emotional conditions that require supervision;
(vi) who are vulnerable to abuse or neglect;
(vii) with disabilities, disorders, or conditions affecting the entire lifespans of the individuals; and
(viii) who reflect the diversity of the State.
(b) The term of a member of the Commission is 3 years.
(c) The Governor shall appoint a chair of the Commission from among the members.
Added by Acts 2007, c. 3, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2007. Amended by Acts 2017, c. 62, § 6; Acts 2017, c. 67, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017; Acts 2017, c. 68, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017.
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.