The Advisory Board shall:
(1) Investigate the needs of citizens with traumatic brain injuries;
(2) Identify gaps in services to citizens with traumatic brain injuries;
(3) Facilitate collaboration among State agencies that provide services to individuals with traumatic brain injuries;
(4) Facilitate collaboration among organizations and entities that provide services to individuals with traumatic brain injuries;
(5) Encourage and facilitate community participation in program implementation;
(6) Issue an annual report to the Governor and, in accordance with § 2-1246 of the State Government Article , the General Assembly on or before November 30, 2005, and each November 30 thereafter:
(i) Summarizing the actions of the Advisory Board and containing recommendations for:
1. Providing oversight in acquiring and utilizing State and federal funding dedicated to services for individuals with traumatic brain injuries;
2. Building provider-capacity and provider-training that address the needs of individuals with traumatic brain injuries; and
3. Improving the coordination of services for individuals with traumatic brain injuries; and
(ii) Including information concerning the number of individuals served and the services provided in the preceding fiscal year to individuals with traumatic brain injury; and
(7) Disseminate copies of the annual report to the President of the Senate, Speaker of the House, and the secretary of each department represented on the Advisory Board.
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