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§ 16-602. Notice and hearing

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and ProfessionsEffective: July 1, 2011

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 16. Real Estate Appraisers, Appraisal Management Companies, and Home Inspectors (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Procedures (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2011
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 16-602
§ 16-602. Notice and hearing
Right to hearing
(a) Except as otherwise provided in § 10-226 of the State Government Article, before the Commission takes any final action under § 16-701, § 16-701.1, or § 16-701.2 of this title, it shall give the individual against whom the action is contemplated an opportunity for a hearing before:
(1) the Commission; or
(2) the Hearing Board for proceedings under § 16-211 of this title.
Application of State Government Article
(b) The Commission shall give notice and hold the hearing in accordance with Title 10, Subtitle 2 of the State Government Article.
(c) The Commission may administer oaths in connection with any proceeding under this section.
Notice sent by certified mail
(d) The hearing notice to be given to the individual shall be sent by certified mail to the last known address of the individual at least 10 days before the hearing.
(e) The individual may be represented at the hearing by counsel.
(f)(1) The Commission may issue subpoenas in connection with any proceeding under this section.
(2) If a person fails to comply with a subpoena issued under this subsection, on petition of the Commission, a circuit court may compel compliance with the subpoena.
Absence of individual
(g) If, after due notice, the individual against whom the action is contemplated fails or refuses to appear, nevertheless the Commission may hear and determine the matter.


Added by Acts 1990, c. 594. Renumbered from Business Occupations and Professions § 15.5-602 by Acts 1994, c. 3, § 13, eff. Feb. 28, 1994. Amended by Acts 1995, c. 3, § 1, eff. March 7, 1995; Acts 2001, c. 470, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2001; Acts 2011, c. 269, § 1, eff. July 1, 2011; Acts 2011, c. 270, § 1, eff. July 1, 2011.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 16-602, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 16-602
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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