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§ 1-502. Reprisals prohibited

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth Occupations

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 1. Definitions; General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Health Care Worker Whistleblower Protection Act (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 1-502
§ 1-502. Reprisals prohibited
Subject to § 1-503 of this subtitle, an employer may not take or refuse to take any personnel action as reprisal against an employee because the employee:
(1) Discloses or threatens to disclose to a supervisor or board an activity, policy, or practice of the employer that is in violation of a law, rule, or regulation;
(2) Provides information to or testifies before any public body conducting an investigation, hearing, or inquiry into any violation of a law, rule, or regulation by the employer; or
(3) Objects to or refuses to participate in any activity, policy, or practice in violation of a law, rule, or regulation.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 504, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 1-502, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 1-502
Current with legislation effective through June 1, 2021, from the 2021 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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