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§ 9-315. Notice and hearing

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 9. Nursing Home Administrators and Assisted Living Managers (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Nursing Home Administrators (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2022
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 9-315
§ 9-315. Notice and hearing
In general
(a) Except as otherwise provided in the Administrative Procedure Act,1 before the Board takes any action under § 9-314 of this subtitle, it shall give the individual against whom the action is contemplated an opportunity for a hearing before the Board.
Application of Administrative Procedure Act
(b) The Board shall give notice and hold the hearing in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act.
Subpoenas, oaths
(c) Over the signature of an officer or the executive director of the Board, the Board may issue subpoenas and administer oaths in connection with any investigation under this title and any hearings or proceedings before it.
Contempt of court
(d) If, without lawful excuse, a person disobeys a subpoena from the Board or an order by the Board to take an oath or to testify or answer a question, then, on petition of the Board, a court of competent jurisdiction may punish the person as for contempt of court.
Absence of individual
(e) If after due notice the individual against whom the action is contemplated fails or refuses to appear, nevertheless the Board may hear and determine the matter.


Added as Health Occupations § 8-314 by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Amended by Acts 1984, c. 772, § 1, eff. July 1, 1984; Acts 1986, c. 579, § 1, eff. July 1, 1986. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 9-315 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 2005, c. 247, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2005; Acts 2022, c. 689, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2022; Acts 2022, c. 690, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2022.
Formerly Art. 43, § 770.


State Government, § 10-101 et seq.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 9-315, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 9-315
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.
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