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Statutes > Maryland > Courts-and-judicial-proceedings > Title-3 > Subtitle-8 > 3-826

§ 3-826. Reports prior to hearings; custodian progress reports.

(a)  Reports prior to hearings.-  

(1) Unless the court directs otherwise, a local department shall provide all parties with a written report at least 10 days before any scheduled disposition, permanency planning, or review hearing under § 3-819 or § 3-823 of this subtitle. 

(2) The time requirements specified in paragraph (1) of this subsection do not apply to an emergency review placement hearing under § 3-820 of this subtitle. 

(b)  Custodian progress reports.- If a child is committed to a person or agency under this subtitle, the court may order the custodian to file periodic written progress reports, with copies sent to all parties. 

[2001, ch. 415, § 3; 2002, ch. 151, § 2.]