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§ 5-401. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily LawEffective: April 8, 2008

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Children (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Adoption Subsidy Act (Refs & Annos)
Part I. Definitions; General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: April 8, 2008
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-401
§ 5-401. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
Administration
(b) “Administration” means the Social Services Administration of the Department.
Eligible child
(c) “Eligible child” means a minor as to whom:
(1)(i) guardianship has been awarded to a child placement agency under Subtitle 3 or Subtitle 3A of this title; or
(ii) consensual adoption has been ordered under § 5-338 of this title; and
(2) a determination has been made by a local department under § 5-403 of this subtitle that a subsidy is necessary to ensure the child's adoption because of the child's special circumstances.
Subsidy
(d) “Subsidy” means:
(1) a money payment;
(2) medical care;
(3) medical assistance; or
(4) special services.

Credits

Added by Acts 1984, c. 296, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 2005, c. 464, § 3, eff. Jan. 1, 2006; Acts 2008, c. 36, § 1, eff. April 8, 2008.
Formerly Art. 16, § 88A.
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-401, MD FAMILY § 5-401
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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