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§ 10-411. Board members

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: April 10, 2012

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health--General
Title 10. Mental Health Law (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. State Facilities (Refs & Annos)
Part II. General Facilities
Effective: April 10, 2012
MD Code, Health - General, § 10-411
§ 10-411. Board members
In general
(a)(1)(i) Except for the Eastern Shore Hospital Center, the Spring Grove Hospital Center, and the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, each Board consists of 7 members appointed by the Governor.
(ii) The Board for the Eastern Shore Hospital Center consists of 11 members appointed by the Governor.
(iii) The Board for the Spring Grove Hospital Center consists of 9 members appointed by the Governor.
(iv) The Board for the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center consists of 9 members appointed by the Governor.
(2) The Board for each State facility shall reflect adequately the composition of the community that the State facility serves.
(3) Of the members of the Board for a State facility:
(i) At least 2 shall be parents or other relatives of residents or former residents of a State facility; and
(ii) Each of the others shall be individuals who:
1. Are known for their interest in civic and public affairs; and
2. Have expressed an interest in the care of individuals who have a mental disorder or generally in mental health endeavors.
(4) The Governor shall appoint the members from a list of qualified individuals submitted to the Governor by the Secretary.
Member requirements
(b) Each member of a Board shall be a citizen of this State.
Term
(c)(1) The term of a member is 4 years.
(2)(i) Except for the Board for the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, the terms of members are staggered as required for members of each Board on July 1, 1982. For the Board for the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, the terms of the members are staggered as required for the members on the Board on October 1, 1994.
(ii) Except for the Boards for the Eastern Shore Hospital Center, the Spring Grove Hospital Center, and the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, the terms of those members end as follows:
1. 1 in 1983;
2. 4 in 1984;
3. 1 in 1985; and
4. 1 in 1986.
(iii) The terms of the members of the Board for the Eastern Shore Hospital Center end as follows:
1. 2 in 1983;
2. 5 in 1984;
3. 2 in 1985; and
4. 2 in 1986.
(iv) The terms of the members of the Board for the Spring Grove Hospital Center end as follows:
1. 1 in 1986;
2. 1 in 1987;
3. 4 in 1988; and
4. 3 in 1989.
(v) The terms of the members of the Board for the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center end as follows:
1. 1 in 1996;
2. 5 in 1997; and
3. 3 in 1998.
(3) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies.
(4) A member who is appointed after a term has begun serves only for the rest of the term and until a successor is appointed and qualifies.
(5)(i) Except as provided in subparagraph (ii) of this paragraph, a member who serves 2 consecutive full 4-year terms may not be reappointed for 4 years after completion of those terms.
(ii) An initial member of a Board who serves 3 consecutive full 4-year terms may not be reappointed for 4 years after completion of those terms.

Credits

Added by Acts 1982, c. 21, § 2, eff. July 1, 1982. Amended by Acts 1983, c. 412, § 1, eff. July 1, 1983; Acts 1986, c. 432, § 1, eff. July 1, 1986; Acts 1987, c. 11, § 1, eff. April 2, 1987; Acts 1987, c. 239, § 1, eff. July 1, 1987; Acts 1994, c. 170, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1994; Acts 1995, c. 464, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1995; Acts 2011, c. 122, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2011; Acts 2012, c. 66, § 1, eff. April 10, 2012.
Formerly Art. 59, § 32A.
MD Code, Health - General, § 10-411, MD HEALTH GEN § 10-411
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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