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§ 7-262. Final corrective orders

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEnvironment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Environment
Title 7. Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Substances (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Controlled Hazardous Substances (Refs & Annos)
Part VIII. Enforcement
MD Code, Environment, § 7-262
§ 7-262. Final corrective orders
Order under § 7-259(a)(1)
(a)(1) Unless the person served with an order under § 7-259(a)(1) of this subtitle makes a timely request for a hearing, the order is a final order.
(2) If the person served with an order under § 7-259(a)(1) of this subtitle makes a timely request for a hearing, the order becomes a final corrective order when the Department renders its decision following the hearing.
Orders after notice under § 7-259(a)(2) or (3)
(b)(1) If the Department issues a notice under § 7-259(a)(2) or (3) of this subtitle, the Department may not issue an order that requires corrective action by the person to whom the notice is directed until after the later of:
(i) The time set for the hearing, if any; and
(ii) The time set for filing of the report, if any.
(2) After the time within which the Department may not issue a corrective order has passed, if the Department finds that a violation of this subtitle has occurred, the Department shall issue an order that requires correction of the violation within a time set in the order.
Duty of Department to enforce order
(c) The Department shall:
(1) Take action to secure compliance with any final corrective order; and
(2) If the terms of the final corrective order are violated or if a violation is not corrected within the time set in the order, sue to require correction of the violation.
Other action permitted
(d) This section does not prevent the Department or the Attorney General from taking action against a violator before the expiration of the time limitations or schedules in the order.

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Added by Acts 1982, c. 240, § 2.
MD Code, Environment, § 7-262, MD ENVIR § 7-262
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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