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§ 9.5-301. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: July 1, 2008

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 9.5. Governor's Office of Community Initiatives (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Commission on Indian Affairs (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2008
MD Code, State Government, § 9.5-301
§ 9.5-301. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b) “Commission” means the Commission on Indian Affairs.
(c) “Community” means a tribe, band, group, or clan.
(d)(1) “Indian” means an individual or community that is, or whose members are, descended from a tribe that inhabited North America before European contact.
(2) “Indian” includes a Native American Indian, a North American Indian, an American Indian, and an aboriginal American.


Added as Human Services § 2-501 by Acts 2007, c. 3, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2007. Transferred to State Government § 9.5-301 by Acts 2008, c. 521, § 2, eff. July 1, 2008.
MD Code, State Government, § 9.5-301, MD STATE GOVT § 9.5-301
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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