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§ 20-205. Additional powers and duties of Board

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

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 20. Residential Child Care Program Professionals (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. State Board for Certification of Residential Child Care Program Professionals (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2022
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 20-205
§ 20-205. Additional powers and duties of Board
Regulations, standards, investigations
(a) In addition to the powers and duties set forth elsewhere in this title, the Board in consultation with the Children's Cabinet shall:
(1) Adopt regulations to carry out the provisions of this subtitle;
(2) Establish standards for the certification of applicants;
(3) Conduct a continuing study and investigation of program administrators and residential child and youth care practitioners to improve:
(i) Certification standards; and
(ii) Procedures for enforcing these standards;
(4) Establish a tiered certification structure for residential child and youth care practitioners; and
(5) Devise examinations and adopt investigative procedures to:
(i) Determine whether program administrators and residential child and youth care practitioners meet the standards adopted by the Board; and
(ii) Assure that program administrators and residential child and youth care practitioners continue to meet these standards.
Registry, reporting requirements, continuing education, committees
(b) In addition to the duties set forth elsewhere in this title, the Board shall:
(1) Maintain a registry of all program administrators and residential child and youth care practitioners certified by the Board;
(2) Submit an annual report to the Governor and Children's Cabinet;
(3) Adopt a code of ethics that the Board considers appropriate and applicable to the program administrators and residential child and youth care practitioners certified by the Board;
(4) Establish continuing education requirements for the program administrators certified by the Board;
(5) Establish training and continuing education requirements for the residential child and youth care practitioners certified by the Board; and
(6) Create committees as it deems appropriate to advise the Board on special issues.

Credits

Added by Acts 2004, c. 438, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2004. Amended by Acts 2008, c. 218, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2008; Acts 2012, c. 312, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2012; Acts 2012, c. 313, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2012; Acts 2022, c. 702, § 1, eff. July 1, 2022; Acts 2022, c. 703, § 1, eff. July 1, 2022.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 20-205, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 20-205
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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