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§ 20-314. Notice and hearing

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth Occupations

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 20. Residential Child Care Program Professionals (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Certification Process (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 20-314
§ 20-314. Notice and hearing
In general
(a) Except as otherwise provided in the Administrative Procedure Act,1 before the Board takes any action under § 20-313 of this subtitle, it shall give the individual against whom the action is contemplated an opportunity for a hearing before the Board.
Application of Administrative Procedure Act
(b) The Board shall give notice and hold the hearing in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act.
Subpoenas, oaths
(c) Over the signature of an officer or the executive secretary of the Board, the Board may issue subpoenas and administer oaths in connection with any investigation under this title and any hearings or proceedings before it.
Contempt of court
(d) If, without lawful excuse, a person disobeys a subpoena from the Board or an order by the Board to take an oath or to testify or answer a question, then, on petition of the Board, a court of competent jurisdiction may punish the person as for contempt of court.
Absence of individual
(e) If after due notice the individual against whom the action is contemplated fails or refuses to appear, the Board may hear and determine the matter.

Credits

Added by Acts 2004, c. 438, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2004.

Footnotes

State Government § 10-101 et seq.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 20-314, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 20-314
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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