(a) There is a State Board of Dietetic Practice Fund.
(b)(1) The Board may set reasonable fees for the issuance and renewal of licenses.
(2) The fees charged shall be set 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.
Funds paid to Comptroller
(c)(1) The Board shall pay all funds collected under this title to the Comptroller of the State.
(2) The Comptroller shall distribute the funds to the State Board of Dietetic Practice 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) Except as otherwise provided by law, 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 Occupation § 4.5-206 by Acts 1985, c. 773, § 1, eff. July 1, 1985. Amended by Acts 1986, c. 703, § 1, eff. July 1, 1986; Acts 1989, c. 562. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 5-206 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 1992, c. 272, § 1, eff. July 1, 1992; Acts 1997, c. 635, § 9, eff. July 1, 1997; Acts 1997, c. 636, § 9, eff. July 1, 1997; Acts 2004, c. 439, § 1, eff. July 1, 2004; Acts 2006, c. 382, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2006.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 5-206, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 5-206
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.