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§ 17-6A-26. Behavior analyst rehabilitation subcommittee

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

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 17. Professional Counselors and Therapists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6a. Behavior Analysts (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2014
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-6A-26
§ 17-6A-26. Behavior analyst rehabilitation subcommittee
In general
(a) In this section, “behavior analyst rehabilitation subcommittee” means a subcommittee that:
(1) Is defined in subsection (b) of this section; and
(2) Performs any of the functions listed in subsection (d) of this section.
Board recognition of subcommittee
(b) For purposes of this section, a behavior analyst rehabilitation subcommittee is a subcommittee of the Committee that:
(1) Is recognized by the Board; and
(2) Includes but is not limited to behavior analysts.
Function of subcommittee
(c) A rehabilitation subcommittee of the Committee or recognized by the Committee may function:
(1) Solely for the Committee; or
(2) Jointly with a rehabilitation committee representing another board or boards.
Powers and duties of subcommittee
(d) For purposes of this section, a behavior analyst rehabilitation subcommittee evaluates and provides assistance to any behavior analyst in need of treatment and rehabilitation for alcoholism, drug abuse, chemical dependency, or other physical, emotional, or mental condition.
Proceedings, records, and files not discoverable
(e)(1) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the proceedings, records, and files of the behavior analyst rehabilitation subcommittee are not discoverable and are not admissible in evidence in any civil action arising out of the matters that are being or have been reviewed and evaluated by the behavior analyst rehabilitation subcommittee.
(2) Paragraph (1) of this subsection does not apply to any record or document that is considered by the behavior analyst rehabilitation subcommittee and that otherwise would be subject to discovery or introduction into evidence in a civil action.
(3) For purposes of this subsection, civil action does not include a proceeding before the Board or judicial review of a proceeding before the Board.
Civil liability of subcommittee members
(f) A person who acts in good faith and within the scope of jurisdiction of the behavior analyst rehabilitation subcommittee is not civilly liable for any action as a member of the behavior analyst rehabilitation subcommittee or for giving information to, participating in, or contributing to the function of the behavior analyst rehabilitation subcommittee.

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Added by Acts 2014, c. 328, § 2, eff. July 1, 2014.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-6A-26, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 17-6A-26
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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