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§ 17-6A-25. Injunctive relief

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-25
§ 17-6A-25. Injunctive relief
In general
(a) An action may be maintained in the name of the State or the Board to enjoin:
(1) The unauthorized practice of behavior analysis; or
(2) Conduct that is a ground for disciplinary action under § 17-6A-19 of this subtitle.
Actions brought by Board, Attorney General, or State’s Attorney
(b) An action under this section may be brought by:
(1) The Board, in its own name;
(2) The Attorney General, in the name of the State; or
(3) A State's Attorney, in the name of the State.
Venue
(c) An action under this section shall be brought in the county where the defendant:
(1) Resides; or
(2) Engages in the acts sought to be enjoined.
Proof of damages
(d) Proof of actual damage or that any person will sustain any damage if an injunction is not granted is not required for an action under this section.
Action in addition to criminal prosecution
(e) An action under this section is in addition to and not instead of criminal prosecution for the unauthorized practice of behavior analysis under § 17-6A-27 of this subtitle or disciplinary action under § 17-6A-19 of this subtitle.

Credits

Added by Acts 2014, c. 328, § 2, eff. July 1, 2014.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-6A-25, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 17-6A-25
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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