Home Table of Contents

§ 2-304. License examination

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2007

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 2. Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Music Therapists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2007
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 2-304
§ 2-304. License examination
In general
(a) An applicant who otherwise qualifies for a license is entitled to be examined as provided in this section.
Types of examination
(b)(1) For the examination of applicants for a license to practice audiology or speech-language pathology, the Board may adopt appropriate examinations given by a professional body in the field of audiology or the field of speech-language pathology.
(2) An examination shall be in writing and consist of tests that require an applicant to demonstrate the minimum knowledge of services and subject matter related to the practice of audiology or speech-language pathology that will enable the applicant to practice audiology or speech-language pathology effectively.
(3) The Board may supplement any written examination given under this section with an oral examination.
Notice of examination
(c) The Board shall notify each qualified applicant of the time and place of examination.
Subjects and method of examination
(d) The Board:
(1) Shall determine the subjects, scope, form, and passing scores for examinations given under this subtitle; or
(2) May adopt an examination given by a national body.
(e) The Board may not limit the number of times an applicant may take an examination required under this subtitle.
Right to examination
(f)(1) An applicant who otherwise qualifies for a license to practice hearing aid dispensing is entitled to be examined as provided in this subsection.
(2) The examination shall consist of a written part and a practical part as required by regulations by the Board.


Added by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Amended by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990; Acts 1992, c. 326, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 1992; Acts 1992, c. 433, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1992; Acts 2007, c. 391, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2007.
Formerly Art. 43, §§ 793, 794, 802.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 2-304, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 2-304
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
End of Document