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§ 8-6C-01. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: October 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 8. Substance Use Disorders Law (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6c. The Substance Abuse Treatment Outcomes Partnership Fund (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2023
MD Code, Health - General, § 8-6C-01
§ 8-6C-01. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
Eligible functions
(b) “Eligible functions” includes:
(1) Transportation to and from treatment services;
(2) Treatment, prevention, or coordination staff;
(3) Data sharing services among counties and other appropriate treatment providers;
(4) Education or outreach programs and materials;
(5) In-community emergency behavioral health services or crisis stabilization units; and
(6) Behavioral health programs in schools.
Eligible population
(c) “Eligible population” includes:
(1) Mothers of drug-addicted infants;
(2) Parents of children in need of assistance;
(3) Hospital emergency room admittees;
(4) Needy families receiving temporary cash assistance;
(5) Foster care children and parents;
(6) Children in after-school programs and their parents, including children and parents in programs supported by the Maryland After-School Opportunity Fund;
(7) Adolescents;
(8) Parents subject to arrearages in child support payments;
(9) Drug offenders under the supervision of the Division of Parole and Probation;
(10) Pretrial correctional incarcerated individuals;
(11) Prerelease correctional incarcerated individuals;
(12) The general incarcerated individual population within county-managed correctional facilities;
(13) Parents of children entering out-of-home placements or at risk of entering out-of-home placements; and
(14) Drug offenders under the supervision of the problem solving courts.
Partnership funding
(d) “Partnership funding” means money granted from the Substance Abuse Treatment Outcomes Partnership Fund to match local funding.
(e) “Proposal” means a plan under this subtitle to provide new or expanded substance abuse treatment services.
Request for Partnership funding
(f) “Request for Partnership funding” means a proposal, submitted by the governing bodies of one or more jurisdictions, to provide substance abuse treatment services to one or more eligible populations or to provide eligible functions within the requesting jurisdiction or jurisdictions.


Added by Acts 2000, c. 675, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2000. Amended by Acts 2015, c. 45, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2015; Acts 2023, c. 721, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 2023.
MD Code, Health - General, § 8-6C-01, MD HEALTH GEN § 8-6C-01
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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