EXECUTIVE ORDER 01.01.1994.12 Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

A. The Maryland State Department of Education will work with local health curriculum supervisors to increase the number of school systems that are using educational resources through organizations including, but not limited to, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, the Association of Retarded Citizens and the March of Dimes to address the growing need for staff development inservice training and classroom instruction to prevent FAS-related birth defects.

B. The Governor's Office shall design and distribute a poster that expresses the risk of FAS to pregnant women. The poster shall be distributed to various locations aimed at increasing women's awareness of FAS. The locations shall include restaurants, bars, liquor stores, and schools.

Effective date: May 16, 1994 (21:12 Md. R. 998)