The Board’s procedures for handling complaints are governed by its statute, regulations on hearing procedures and other applicable Maryland laws such as the Administrative Procedures Act and the Public Information act . Section 2-314 of the Board’s law lists the violations with which a practitioner may be charged and states that such a violation may result in the denial of a license, a reprimand, placing the practit ioner on probation or the suspension or revocation of a license. Board Law: Section 2-314
If an agreement is reached, the practitioner may agree to certain conditions imposed by the Board. These could include:
If an agreement is reached to settle the case, a formal hearing is not held. The practitioner is bound by the terms of the agreement and surrenders his or her right to appeal the case.
After the formal hearing, the Board (or the ALJ) issues a decision that includes:
Sanctions may include:
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