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§ 7-709. White Cane Safety Day

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHuman ServicesEffective: October 1, 2007

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Human Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Individuals with Disabilities (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Blind, Visually Impaired, Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Mobility Impaired Individuals (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2007
MD Code, Human Services, § 7-709
§ 7-709. White Cane Safety Day
The Governor shall take suitable public notice of each October 15 as White Cane Safety Day by issuing a proclamation that:
(1) comments on the significance of the white cane;
(2) calls on the public to observe the White Cane Law under §§ 7-704 through 7-707 of this subtitle and to take precautions necessary for the safety of blind and visually impaired individuals;
(3) reminds the public of the policies with respect to blind and visually impaired individuals and urges cooperation with the policies;
(4) emphasizes the need for awareness of the presence of blind and visually impaired individuals in the community and the need to keep roads, sidewalks, public accommodations, public buildings, public facilities, other public places, and other places to which the public is invited safe and functional for those individuals; and
(5) offers assistance to blind and visually impaired individuals on appropriate occasions.

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Added as Human Services § 7-708 by Acts 2007, c. 3, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2007. Renumbered as Human Services § 7-709 by Acts 2007, c. 241, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2007.
MD Code, Human Services, § 7-709, MD HUMAN SERV § 7-709
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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