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§ 8-406. Local care team members

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHuman ServicesEffective: October 1, 2015

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Human Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Children, Youth, and Families (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Services to Children with Special Needs (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2015
MD Code, Human Services, § 8-406
§ 8-406. Local care team members
In general
(a) Each local care team shall include:
(1) at least one representative from:
(i) the Department of Juvenile Services;
(ii) the Developmental Disabilities Administration;
(iii) the Behavioral Health Administration;
(iv) if determined to be appropriate by the Behavioral Health Administration, the local core service agency or local behavioral health authority;
(v) the local school system;
(vi) the local health department;
(vii) the local department of social services; and
(viii) the local management board;
(2) a parent, parent advocate, or both, appointed by the chair of the local care team in consultation with the child advocacy community; and
(3) a nonvoting representative of the local office of the division of rehabilitative services to represent individuals who are 16 years old and older.
(b) Each local care team shall establish the terms of its members.
(c) Each local care team shall select its chair from among its members for a designated term of office.
Responsibilities of members
(d) Each local care team:
(1) shall determine which of its members will have responsibility for its administrative functions; and
(2) if two or more members will share the responsibility, shall determine the rotation of the administrative functions.
Compensation or reimbursement for expenses
(e) Subject to the availability of funds, a parent or parent advocate who is a member of a local care team may receive:
(1) the compensation provided in the State or local budget; and
(2) reimbursement for expenses, in accordance with the Standard State Travel Regulations.


Added by Acts 2007, c. 3, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2007. Amended by Acts 2008, c. 278, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2008; Acts 2011, c. 604, § 1, eff. July 1, 2011; Acts 2014, c. 460, § 1, eff. July 1, 2014; Acts 2015, c. 469, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2015.
MD Code, Human Services, § 8-406, MD HUMAN SERV § 8-406
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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