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§ 3-302. Responsibilities

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

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Human Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 3. Local Departments of Social Services (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Local Directors (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2007
MD Code, Human Services, § 3-302
§ 3-302. Responsibilities
Administration of programs
(a)(1) This section does not apply in Montgomery County.
(2) Except for child support enforcement, a local director shall administer the social service and public assistance activities in the county in accordance with Title 4, Subtitle 2 and Title 5, Subtitle 2 of this article.
General administrative responsibilities
(b) A local director has a general administrative responsibility to the Social Services Administration and the Family Investment Administration.
Basic responsibilities
(c) The responsibilities of a local director include:
(1) long-range and short-range planning for the functions and objectives of the local department;
(2) administering the operations of the local department;
(3) except as provided in § 3-301(f)(2) of this subtitle or as otherwise provided by law, appointing personnel of the local department in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article;
(4) improving administrative and social work practices and procedures;
(5) submitting periodic reports and evaluations that the Social Services Administration and the Family Investment Administration require;
(6) submitting an annual report to the local board; and
(7) undertaking any other responsibilities required by the Social Services Administration, the Family Investment Administration, or applicable laws.


Added by Acts 2007, c. 3, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2007.
MD Code, Human Services, § 3-302, MD HUMAN SERV § 3-302
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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