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§ 10-315. License denial, suspension, or revocation

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2016

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 10. Occupational Therapists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2016
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 10-315
§ 10-315. License denial, suspension, or revocation
Subject to the hearing provisions of § 10-316 of this subtitle, the Board may deny a license or temporary license to any applicant, reprimand any licensee or holder of a temporary license, place any licensee or holder of a temporary license on probation, or suspend or revoke a license or temporary license if the applicant, licensee, or holder:
(1) Fraudulently or deceptively obtains or attempts to obtain a license or temporary license for the applicant, licensee, or holder or for another;
(2) Fraudulently or deceptively uses a license or temporary license;
(3) Commits any act of gross negligence, incompetence, or misconduct in the practice of occupational therapy or limited occupational therapy;
(4) Knowingly violates any provision of this title;
(5) Violates any rule or regulation of the Board, including any code of ethics adopted by the Board;
(6) Is convicted of or pleads guilty or nolo contendere to a felony or to a crime involving moral turpitude, whether or not any appeal or other proceeding is pending to have the conviction or plea set aside;
(7) Aids or abets an unauthorized individual in the practice of occupational therapy or limited occupational therapy;
(8) Provides professional services while:
(i) Under the influence of alcohol; or
(ii) Using any narcotic or controlled dangerous substance, as defined in § 5-101 of the Criminal Law Article, or other drug that is in excess of therapeutic amounts or without valid medical indication;
(9) Is disciplined by a licensing or disciplinary authority of any other state or country or convicted or disciplined by a court of any state or country for an act that would be grounds for disciplinary action under this section;
(10) Willfully makes or files a false report or record in the practice of occupational therapy or limited occupational therapy;
(11) Willfully fails to file or record any report as required by law, willfully impedes or obstructs the filing or recording of the report, or induces another to fail to file or record the report;
(12) Submits a false statement to collect a fee;
(13) Refuses, withholds from, denies, or discriminates against an individual with regard to the provision of professional services for which the licensee is licensed and qualified to render because the individual is HIV positive; or
(14) Fails to submit to a criminal history records check in accordance with § 10-302.1 of this subtitle.


Added as Health Occupations § 9-314 by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Amended by Acts 1983, c. 390, § 1, eff. July 1, 1983; Acts 1984, c. 772, § 1, eff. July 1, 1984; Acts 1987, c. 11, § 1, eff. April 2, 1987; Acts 1989, c. 789, § 2, eff. July 1, 1989. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 10-315 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 213, § 6, eff. Oct. 1, 2002; Acts 2003, c. 21, § 1, eff. April 8, 2003; Acts 2016, c. 48, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2016.
Formerly Art. 43, § 930.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 10-315, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 10-315
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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