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West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: July 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 17. Professional Counselors and Therapists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2019
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-501.1
§ 17-501.1. Applications to Central Repository for State and national criminal history records check
Central Repository defined
(a) In this section, “Central Repository” means the Criminal Justice Information System Central Repository of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.
Contents of application to Central Repository
(b) As part of an application to the Central Repository for a State and national criminal history records check, an applicant shall submit to the Central Repository:
(1) A complete set of legible fingerprints taken on forms approved by the Director of the Central Repository and the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation;
(2) The fee authorized under § 10-221(b)(7) of the Criminal Procedure Article for access to State criminal history records; and
(3) The processing fee required by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a national criminal history records check.
Criminal history record information forwarded to Board
(c) In accordance with §§ 10-201 through 10-228 of the Criminal Procedure Article, the Central Repository shall forward to the Board and the applicant the criminal history record information of the applicant.
Information reported after date of initial criminal history records check; revised printed statement provided to Board
(d) If criminal history record information is reported to the Central Repository after the date of the initial criminal history records check, the Central Repository shall provide to the Board and the individual a revised printed statement of the individual's State criminal history record.
Confidentiality of information obtained from Central Repository
(e) Information obtained from the Central Repository under this section:
(1) Shall be confidential;
(2) May not be redisseminated; and
(3) Shall be used only for the licensing or certification purpose authorized by this title.
Subject able to contest contents of statement
(f) The subject of a criminal history records check under this section may contest the contents of the printed statement issued by the Central Repository as provided in § 10-223 of the Criminal Procedure Article.


Added by Acts 2013, c. 348, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013. Amended by Acts 2019, c. 408, § 1, eff. July 1, 2019; Acts 2019, c. 409, § 1, eff. July 1, 2019.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-501.1, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 17-501.1
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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