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Maryland Code, Human Services § 9-215

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In addition to its other duties specified in this title, the State Advisory Board shall:

(1) consult with and advise the Secretary on:

(i) each aspect of the juvenile services program in the State;

(ii) the educational programs and services of the Department;

(iii) programs designed to divert children from the juvenile justice system;  and

(iv) the treatment and programming needs of females in the juvenile justice system;

(2) recommend to the Secretary policies and programs to improve juvenile services in the State;

(3) participate in interpreting for the public the objectives of the Department;

(4) participate in planning the development and use of available resources to meet the needs of the Department;  and

(5) examine and review fatalities involving children under the supervision of the Department for the purpose of advising the Secretary on policies and programs to prevent fatalities, including:

(i) a death caused by a child under the supervision of the Department, if the child is convicted or adjudicated for the death;  and

(ii) the death of a child under the supervision of the Department.

Cite this article: - Maryland Code, Human Services § 9-215 - last updated December 31, 2021 |

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