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§ 17-511. Notice and hearing

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 5. General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2008
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-511
§ 17-511. Notice and hearing
In general
(a) Except as otherwise provided in Title 10, Subtitle 2 of the State Government Article, before the Board takes any action under § 17-509 of this subtitle, it shall give the individual against whom the action is contemplated an opportunity for a hearing before the Board.
Application of State Government Article
(b) The Board shall give notice and hold the hearing in accordance with Title 10, Subtitle 2 of the State Government Article.
Hearing notice
(c) The hearing notice to be given to the individual shall be served personally or by registered mail to the last known address of the individual at least 30 days before the hearing.
(d) The individual may be represented at the hearing by counsel.
Subpoenas, oaths
(e)(1) Over the signature of an officer or the administrator of the Board, the Board may issue subpoenas and administer oaths in connection with any investigation under this title and any hearings or proceedings before it.
(2) If, without lawful excuse, a person disobeys a subpoena from the Board or an order by the Board to take an oath or to testify or answer a question, then, on petition of the Board, a court of competent jurisdiction may punish the person as for contempt of court.
Absence of individual
(f) If after due notice the individual against whom the action is contemplated fails or refuses to appear, the Board may hear and determine the matter.


Added by Acts 2008, c. 505, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-511, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 17-511
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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