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§ 17-206. State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists Fund

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2008

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 17. Professional Counselors and Therapists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists. (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2008
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-206
§ 17-206. State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists Fund
In general
(a) There is a State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists Fund.
(b)(1) The Board may set reasonable fees for the issuance and renewal of licenses or certificates and its other services.
(2) The fees charged shall be set to produce funds so as to approximate the cost of maintaining the Board.
(3) Funds to cover the expenses of the Board members shall be generated by fees set under this section.
Fees paid to Comptroller
(c)(1) The Board shall pay all fees collected under this title to the Comptroller of the State.
(2) The Comptroller shall distribute the fees to the Fund.
Fund to cover direct and indirect costs of Board
(d)(1) The Fund shall be used to cover the actual documented direct and indirect costs of fulfilling the statutory and regulatory duties of the Board as provided by the provisions of this article.
(2) The Fund is a continuing, nonlapsing fund, not subject to § 7-302 of the State Finance and Procurement Article.
(3) Any unspent portions of the Fund may not be transferred or revert to the General Fund of the State, but shall remain in the Fund to be used for the purposes specified in this article.
(4) No other State money may be used to support the Fund.
(e)(1) A designee of the Board shall administer the Fund.
(2) Moneys in the Fund may be expended only for any lawful purpose authorized under the provisions of this article.
(f) The Legislative Auditor shall audit the accounts and transactions of the Fund as provided in § 2-1220 of the State Government Article.


Added as Health Occupations § 15.5-206 by Acts 1985, c. 734, § 1, eff. July 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1989, c. 562. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 17-206 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 1992, c. 272, § 1, eff. July 1, 1992; Acts 1993, c. 58, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1993; Acts 1994, c. 721, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1994; Acts 1997, c. 635, § 9, eff. July 1, 1997; Acts 1997, c. 636, § 9, eff. July 1, 1997; Acts 1999, c. 437, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999; Acts 2000, c. 358, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2000; Acts 2008, c. 505, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-206, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 17-206
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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