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Article - Human Services




§5–501.

    (a)    (1)    The Department may implement a food supplement program in accordance with the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

        (2)    The food supplement program shall include a Restaurant Meals Program in accordance with § 5–505 of this subtitle.

    (b)    The State shall bear the nonfederal portion of the administrative costs of the food supplement program for each county.

    (c)    Each local department shall administer the food supplement program:

        (1)    under the supervision and control of the Department; and

        (2)    in accordance with the regulations of the Department and federal law.

    (d)    If a household includes an individual who is at least 62 years old and receives a federally funded benefit in an amount less than $30 per month under the food supplement program, the State shall provide a supplement to increase the total benefit to $30 per month.