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§ 9.5-204. Function and duties of Office

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: July 1, 2008

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 9.5. Governor's Office of Community Initiatives (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Governor's Office on Service and Volunteerism (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2008
MD Code, State Government, § 9.5-204
§ 9.5-204. Function and duties of Office
The Office shall:
(1) encourage volunteering throughout the State by individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations;
(2) promote the use of volunteers in State and local government;
(3) identify governmental agencies where private sector involvement in volunteer programs can be of assistance and provide technical assistance in developing such programs;
(4) provide information services to volunteer programs and government units throughout the State;
(5) develop model programs for statewide clearinghouses, skill banks, or information centers for volunteers and projects in the State and implement such programs, if feasible;
(6) plan and execute volunteer recognition events for State volunteers and provide technical assistance and support for recognition events in the private sector in order to increase the visibility and status of volunteers and their accomplishments;
(7) administer the Maryland Service Corps Program, the Executive Fellows Program, and other volunteer programs as may be recommended by the Council and designated by the Governor or otherwise provided by law;
(8) maintain liaison with national and State volunteerism groups to obtain information on federal, State, and private resources that may enhance volunteer projects within the State;
(9) conduct studies and make recommendations to improve volunteer recruitment and training, volunteer retention, and accountability of volunteer programs; and
(10) provide staff support to the Council.


Added as State Government § 9-1304 by Acts 1986, c. 13, § 1, eff. July 1, 1986. Renumbered as State Government § 9.5-204 by Acts 2008, c. 521, § 1, eff. July 1, 2008.
MD Code, State Government, § 9.5-204, MD STATE GOVT § 9.5-204
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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