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§ 7-201. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHuman ServicesEffective: July 1, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Human Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Individuals with Disabilities (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Respite Care for Individuals with Developmental or Functional Disabilities (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2017
MD Code, Human Services, § 7-201
§ 7-201. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b) “Department” means the Department of Human Services.
Respite care
(c) “Respite care” means short-term care:
(1) of an individual with a developmental or functional disability described under § 7-202 of this subtitle; and
(2) that is provided either within or outside the individual's home to give temporary relief to the individual or the individual's family.


Added by Acts 2007, c. 3, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2007. Amended by Acts 2017, c. 62, § 6.
MD Code, Human Services, § 7-201, MD HUMAN SERV § 7-201
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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