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§ 11-504. Violations; subpoena powers of Board

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: July 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 11. Optometrists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Prohibited Acts; Penalties (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2014
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 11-504
§ 11-504. Violations; subpoena powers of Board
(a) Knowingly selling or dispensing contact lenses or replacement contact lenses without a valid and unexpired prescription or replacement contact lens prescription shall be considered a violation of this title.
(b) The Board shall investigate any alleged violation of this section or § 11-404.4 of this title and may, notwithstanding § 11-205 of this title:
(1) Issue subpoenas, administer oaths, and examine witnesses; and
(2) Enforce any provision of this title by injunction or other appropriate proceedings.
Criminal prosecutions
(c) An action under this section is in addition to and not instead of criminal prosecution under § 11-505 of this subtitle.


Added by Acts 1998, c. 626, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1998. Amended by Acts 2003, c. 245, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2003; Acts 2014, c. 309, § 1, eff. July 1, 2014.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 11-504, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 11-504
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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