2010 Maryland Code
TITLE 7 - PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Subtitle 1 - General Provisions
Section 7-109 - Use of school property for other than school purposes - Priority for day care program.
§ 7-109. Use of school property for other than school purposes - Priority for day care program.
(a) Use for approved day care programs.- If the program and public school facility comply with the rules and regulations of the Department of Human Resources that govern group day care centers, each county board:
(1) Shall give priority to nonprofit day care programs for use of public school facilities before and after school hours;
(2) May make space available during school hours; and
(3) May lease any part of public school property for the construction or operation of a day care center if:
(i) The county board determines that the property will not be needed for public school use during the term of the lease; and
(ii) The term of the lease is not greater than 20 years.
(b) Rules and regulations for program.- Each county board shall adopt rules and regulations for implementing this program that are consistent with the rules and regulations of the Department of Human Resources that govern group day care centers.
(c) Additional costs.- Any additional costs incurred in the administration or support of these day care services shall be paid by the sponsoring organizations in accordance with an annual agreement with the county board that made the facilities available.
[An. Code 1957, art. 77, § 97; 1978, ch. 22, § 2; 1991, ch. 26.]
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