§ 14-401. Definitions
West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: April 13, 2021
Effective: April 13, 2021
MD Code, Health - General, § 14-401
§ 14-401. Definitions
(b) “Alternative accreditation” means a national camping standard that is acceptable to the Secretary as providing adequate health and safety protection for the campers, such as the American Camping Association standards for camp programs and services and the Boy Scouts of America standards, which includes an annual monitoring process to verify compliance with the standard.
(d) “Certificate” means a single certificate issued by the Department to a youth camp under this subtitle.
(g) “Day camp” means a youth camp that:
(h) “Occasional use” means periodic involvement in a program where there is no expectation of regular attendance.
(i) “Operate” means to supervise, control, conduct, or manage a youth camp as:
(j) “Residential camp” means a youth camp operating at a facility or campsite at which a camper either lives apart or intends to live apart from the camper's relatives, parents, or legal guardians for at least 5 consecutive days.
(k) “Routine activity” means any type of activity other than a specialized activity as set forth in subsection (g)(3) of this section that is conducted for children by a youth camp.
(l) “Travel camp” means a residential camp that:
(m) “Trip camp” means a residential camp:
(n) “Unit” means a board, department, agency, or other component of a county or a municipal corporation.
(o) “Youth camp” or “camp” means any day camp, residential camp, travel camp, or trip camp that:
(p) “Youth overnight program” means an activity sponsored by a religious or a community organization at a facility or site at which an individual less than 18 years old either lives apart or intends to live apart from the individual's relatives, parent, or legal guardians for fewer than 5 consecutive days.
Added by Acts 1986, c. 116, § 1, eff. July 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1991, c. 299, § 1, eff. July 1, 1991; Acts 1993, c. 287, § 1, eff. June 1, 1993; Acts 2002, c. 328, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2002; Acts 2010, c. 72, § 1, eff. April 13, 2010; Acts 2021, c. 109, § 1, eff. April 13, 2021.
MD Code, Health - General, § 14-401, MD HEALTH GEN § 14-401
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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