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§ 9.5-205. Maryland Service Corps

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, § 9.5-205
§ 9.5-205. Maryland Service Corps
Purpose
(a) The Maryland Service Corps is established for the purpose of encouraging and developing a program of full- and part-time public service that involves citizens of all ages throughout the State of Maryland in meeting the essential needs, as the Office shall identify, within the human service delivery systems in Maryland.
Project restriction
(b) A project shall not be undertaken under the auspices of the Maryland Service Corps if such project shall replace regular workers or duplicate or replace an existing service in the same locality.
Political activity restriction
(c) A member of the Corps may not participate in any partisan political activity while engaged in the performance of duties as a stipend volunteer, and the provisions of this subtitle shall be effective only to the extent that they do not conflict with any federal or State laws or regulations relating to participation in partisan political activities.
Number of stipend volunteers
(d) The number of stipend volunteers in the Corps shall be determined by the Director based on the needs of the community and the limits of budgetary appropriations.
Commitment of service
(e) A stipend volunteer in the Corps shall make a commitment of up to 1 year of service. Stipend volunteers shall receive no salary, but shall receive a stipend, as determined by the Director, based on the needs of the stipend volunteer and the limits of budgetary appropriations.

Credits

Added as State Government § 9-1305 by Acts 1986, c. 13, § 1, eff. July 1, 1986. Renumbered as State Government § 9.5-205 by Acts 2008, c. 521, § 1, eff. July 1, 2008.
MD Code, State Government, § 9.5-205, MD STATE GOVT § 9.5-205
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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