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34.04.04.00.htm 34.04.04.00. Title 34 DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING Subtitle 04 HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL PROGRAMS Chapter 04 Historical and Cultural Museum Assistance Program Authority: State Finance and Procurement Article, §5A-349―5A-359, Annotated Code of Maryland
34.04.04.01.htm 34.04.04.01. 01 General.. These regulations prescribe the policies, procedures, and authorizations for making and administering grants and providing assistance under the Historical and Cultural Museum Assistance Program of the Maryland Historical Trust, an agency within the Department of Planning. The objective of the Program is to provide grants and technical and advisory assistance to local jurisdictions and nonprofit organizations for the purpose of supporting the upgr
34.04.04.02.htm 34.04.04.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Act" means State Finance and Procurement Article, §5A-349―5A-359, Annotated Code of Maryland, as amended.2) "Archival material" means documentary material, either public or private, in any form including paper, microform, computerized record, film, or other comparable medium.3) "Board of Trustees" or "Trustees" means the Board of Trustees of the Maryland Historical Trust..
34.04.04.03.htm 34.04.04.03. 03 Technical and Advisory Assistance.. A. The Program may provide technical and general advisory assistance to museums for the purpose of:. 1) Assisting museums to become eligible for grants;. 2) Developing long-range plans;. 3) Becoming accredited by the American Association of Museums or other pertinent entity that provides museum accreditation; and4) Meeting professional museum standards.. B. Advisory and technical assistance shall be made available to applicants
34.04.04.04.htm 34.04.04.04. 04 Eligible Grant Applicants.. A. The following are eligible to apply for grants under the Program:. 1) A nonprofit organization only if the:. a) Organization is in good standing, qualified to do business in Maryland, and has the legal capacity and all necessary legal authority to incur the obligations involved in the grants provided under the Program;b) Museum which is to be the beneficiary of a grant has been in existence as a nonprofit institution organized and operated o
34.04.04.05.htm 34.04.04.05. 05 Eligible Grant Activities.. A. Eligible grant activities under the Program are those activities designed to improve and upgrade the quality of existing or new museum programs and activities, and operating support for museum-related activities.B. The activities in §A of this regulation are limited to:. 1) Research related to collections, exhibits, or other educational activities;. 2) Care, conservation, documentation, and interpretation of collections;.
34.04.04.06.htm 34.04.04.06. 06 Grant Allocation Procedures.. A. Grant Solicitation.. 1) At least once during each fiscal year the Trust shall solicit applications for the award of grants under the Program.2) At least 90 days before an expected award of grants to grantees, the Trust shall:. a) Issue a public announcement of the availability of funds under the Program describing:. i) The application process;. ii) The total anticipated funding available;. iii) Eligible applicants and activities;.
34.04.04.07.htm 34.04.04.07. 07 Museum Assistance Review Panel.. A. There is established within the Trust a Museum Assistance Review Panel.. B. Membership.. 1) The review panel shall consist initially of nine members.. 2) The Secretary may appoint additional members as the responsibilities of the review panel may require.3) The review panel shall include the following members:. a) Three ex officio members as follows:. i) The President of the Senate of Maryland or the President's designee;.
34.04.04.08.htm 34.04.04.08. 08 Grant Application Review and Approval Procedures.. A. Review. The Trust staff shall accept for review all grant applications from eligible applicants postmarked or received by the due date. The Trust staff shall review and analyze all applications, determine whether proposed activities are eligible, and transmit applications together with staff comments to the review panel.B. State Archivist's Review. All eligible applications that relate in whole or in part to the care o
34.04.04.09.htm 34.04.04.09. 09 Grant Terms and Conditions.. A. Term. The period of a grant may not exceed 24 months from the date of the grant agreement unless the Secretary or the Secretary's designee agrees in writing to an additional grant period. Extensions may be granted only for 1 period of not more than 24 months.B. Disbursement. Disbursement shall be made as the eligible activity progresses based upon requests for disbursement submitted by the grantee in a form satisfactory to the Trust.
34.04.04.10.htm 34.04.04.10. 10 Grantee Administration.. A. Books, Accounts, and Records.. 1) Grantees, contractors, and subcontractors shall maintain those books, accounts, and records, using normally accepted accounting procedures, and shall file with the Trust those financial and other reports as the Trust may from time to time require. All of these books, accounts, and records shall be open to inspection by representatives of the Department or other agencies of the State during reasonable working hours befo
34.04.04.11.htm 34.04.04.11. 11 Program Administration.. A. Except for waivers, any action or decision required or permitted to be taken or made by the Trust under these regulations may be taken or made by the Director or the Director's designee.B. The Department may terminate a grant, refuse to make additional disbursements under the grant agreement, or suspend or debar a grantee as provided in COMAR 05.01.05, if the Secretary finds that the grantee is not complying with any of the requirem
34.04.04.12.htm 34.04.04.12. 12 False Statements.. A. A person may not knowingly make or cause to be made any material misstatement of fact, in a statement or report in or regarding an application for a grant or affecting a grant already made.B. A person who violates any provision of this regulation is:. 1) Guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $5,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 2 years or both; and2) Subject to immediate cancellation and reimbursement of the grant..
34.04.04.9999.htm 34.04.04.9999. Administrative History Effective date: November 12, 1990 (17:22 Md. R. 2654). Regulation .01 amended effective December 25, 2000 (27:25 Md. R. 2279). Regulation .02B amended effective February 28, 1994 (21:4 Md. R. 273) December 25, 2000 (27:25 Md. R. 2279)Regulation .04 amended effective February 28, 1994 (21:4 Md. R. 273) December 25, 2000 (27:25 Md. R. 2279)Regulation .05 amended effective December 25, 2000 (27:25 Md. R. 2279).
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