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Maryland Code, Human Services § 7-903

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(a) The Department, in consultation with the Board, shall:

(1) provide a system for eligible program participants to obtain equipment, but no single eligible participant shall receive more than $6,000;

(2) provide a system for eligible program participants who cannot access telecommunications relay services in a traditional manner to obtain communication facilitators or related support services;

(3) establish an information and referral service, including the toll-free numbers for the various access modes for the Maryland relay service and provide information about the availability of the equipment;

(4) contract with private vendors or nonprofit organizations to provide the information and referral service and other auxiliary services;

(5) as necessary, establish interagency agreements with other State agencies that provide technical assistance for disabled individuals to prevent duplicative programs;  and

(6) appoint appropriate staff to assist the Board in carrying out its activities under this subtitle.

(b) The Board and the Department shall:

(1) develop regulations;

(2) develop and implement educational outreach programs;  and

(3) review and monitor the program.

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