2010 Maryland Code
PUBLIC SAFETY
TITLE 5 - FIREARMS
Subtitle 5 - Cease Fire Council
Section 5-503 - Purpose and duties.

§ 5-503. Purpose and duties.
 

(a)  Purpose.- The purpose of the Council is to administer the Cease Fire Council Grant Program to support innovative and collaborative firearms violence reduction initiatives. 

(b)  Duties.- The Council shall: 

(1) make grants in accordance with § 5-504 of this subtitle; 

(2) establish or assist in the establishment of programs designed to reduce the incidence of firearms violence related crime and encourage participation in existing programs with these objectives; 

(3) identify specific goals, objectives, and methodologies to be used in support of programs eligible for funding under this subtitle; 

(4) identify priorities for firearms violence related crime prevention strategies in the State; and 

(5) develop criteria to evaluate the outcomes of programs that receive money under this subtitle. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 88B, § 81(a)(3), (4); 2003, ch. 5, § 2.]   

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