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§ 14-406. Disposition by Board

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: May 2, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 14. Physicians (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Disciplinary Actions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: May 2, 2013
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 14-406
§ 14-406. Disposition by Board
In general
(a) Following the filing of charges, if a majority of the quorum of a disciplinary panel finds that there are grounds for action under § 14-404 of this subtitle, the disciplinary panel shall pass an order in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act.1
Dismissal of charges
(b) After the charges are filed, if a disciplinary panel finds, on an affirmative vote of a majority of its quorum, that there are no grounds for action under § 14-404 of this subtitle, the disciplinary panel:
(1) Immediately shall dismiss the charges and exonerate the licensee;
(2)(i) Except as provided in item (ii) of this item, shall expunge all records of the charges 3 years after the charges are dismissed; or
(ii) If the physician executes a document releasing the Board from any liability related to the charges, shall immediately expunge all records of the charges; and
(3) May not take any further action on the charges.

Credits

Added as Health Occupations § 14-506 by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Amended by Acts 1988, c. 109, § 1, eff. July 1, 1988. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 14-506 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 1992, c. 271, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1992; Acts 2003, c. 252, § 1, eff. July 1, 2003; Acts 2013, c. 401, § 1, eff. May 2, 2013.
Formerly Art. 43, § 130.

Footnotes

State Government § 10-101 et seq.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 14-406, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 14-406
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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