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§ 10-308. Issuance and display of licenses

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2018

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 10. Occupational Therapists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2018
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 10-308
§ 10-308. Issuance and display of licenses
In general
(a) Subject to subsection (d) of this section, the Board shall license an applicant who meets the requirements of this title for that license.
Electronic roster of licensed individuals
(b)(1) The Board shall maintain an electronic roster of each individual licensed by the Board.
(2) The roster shall be available for the purpose of electronically verifying licensure through the Board's website or a mobile application issued by the Board.
(3) Individuals without access to the Board's website or the mobile application may contact the Board to verify a license.
Display of license
(c) Licensees shall present evidence of licensure to:
(1) An employer as part of the employment process; and
(2) A client at the request of the client or the client's designated decision maker.
Consideration of criminal history record information
(d)(1) On receipt of the criminal history record information of an applicant for licensure forwarded to the Board in accordance with § 10-302.1 of this subtitle, in determining whether to grant a license, the Board shall consider:
(i) The age at which the crime was committed;
(ii) The nature of the crime;
(iii) The circumstances surrounding the crime;
(iv) The length of time that has passed since the crime;
(v) Subsequent work history;
(vi) Employment and character references; and
(vii) Any other evidence that demonstrates whether the applicant poses a threat to the public health or safety.
(2) The Board may not license an applicant if the criminal history record information required under § 10-302.1 of this subtitle has not been received.


Added as Health Occupations § 9-308 by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 10-308 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 2000, c. 412, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2000; Acts 2016, c. 48, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2016; Acts 2018, c. 659, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2018.
Formerly Art. 43, § 925.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 10-308, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 10-308
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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