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§ 10-406. State facilities maintained

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: July 1, 2019

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: July 1, 2019
MD Code, Health - General, § 10-406
§ 10-406. State facilities maintained
In general
(a) The following State facilities shall be maintained under the direction of the Administration:
(1) Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center;
(2) Eastern Shore Hospital Center;
(3) Regional Institutes for Children and Adolescents--Baltimore and Rockville;
(4) Springfield Hospital Center;
(5) Spring Grove Hospital Center; and
(6) Thomas B. Finan Hospital Center.
State facility
(b) As a facility is built or transferred to the Administration, the facility may be made a State facility.
Prince George’s County
(c)(1) By January 1, 1985, the Department shall adopt rules and regulations for admission to all Regional Institutes for Children and Adolescents in cooperation with representatives from the advisory committees of the Regional Institutes for Children and Adolescents, the mental health advisory committees in each region, the local education agencies, and the Mental Health Association of Maryland.
(2) In determining these rules and regulations, the Department shall provide that no bona fide candidate for admission may be rejected solely because of residence outside the regular catchment area served by the institution.
(3) In determining these rules and regulations, the Department shall provide that candidates for admission who reside in the regular catchment area served by the institution shall be granted priority in admissions to the institution.
Scope of services
(d)(1) Beginning in fiscal year 2007, the Department may not bill a local board of education for any services provided by the State at a regional institute for children and adolescents.
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) of this subsection:
(i) Beginning in fiscal year 2007, the Department shall continue to provide the same scope of services at regional institutes for children and adolescents that were provided as of January 1, 2005; and
(ii) A local board of education may make a contribution toward the cost of services provided by the State at a regional institute for children and adolescents.
Report
(e)(1) Before a regional institute for children and adolescents may be closed, the Department shall submit a report to the Governor and, in accordance with § 2-1257 of the State Government Article, the Senate Finance Committee, the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, the House Health and Government Operations Committee, and the House Appropriations Committee, justifying the closure.
(2) The report shall address:
(i) The reasons for the closure;
(ii) The plan for serving the regional institute for children and adolescents target population after the closure;
(iii) The budgetary savings anticipated from the closure compared to the costs associated with serving the regional institute for children and adolescents target population in other settings;
(iv) The plan for assisting State employees displaced by the closure in finding other employment; and
(v) The plan for the regional institute for children and adolescents facility.
(3) The committees shall have 60 days to review and comment on the report.

Credits

Added by Acts 1982, c. 21, § 2, eff. July 1, 1982. Amended by Acts 1982, c. 828, § 1, eff. July 1, 1982; Acts 1982, c. 891, § 1, eff. July 1, 1982; Acts 1984, c. 473, § 1, eff. July 1, 1984; Acts 1984, c. 475, § 1, eff. July 1, 1984; Acts 1998, c. 47, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1998; Acts 2004, c. 430, § 1, eff. June 1, 2004; Acts 2005, c. 444, § 1, eff. July 1, 2005; Acts 2011, c. 122, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2011; Acts 2016, c. 685, § 1, eff. July 1, 2016; Acts 2019, c. 8, § 5.
Formerly Art. 59, § 31.
MD Code, Health - General, § 10-406, MD HEALTH GEN § 10-406
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 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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