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Legal Information: Maryland
§ 4-516. Management of program
(a) Subject to § 2-1246 of the State Government Article, the Executive Director shall submit to the General Assembly a report on the domestic violence program annually.
(b) In addition to receiving funds from the annual budget, the Executive Director shall attempt to secure funding, including in-kind contributions, for the establishment and operation of the domestic violence program from:
(1) the federal government;
(2) local governments; and
(3) private sources.
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