Maryland Register
Issue Date:  June 10, 2016
Volume 43 • Issue 12 • Pages 685—686
                                              Title 10      
10.32.08 Licensure of Athletic Trainers
Authority: Health Occupations Article, §14-5D-11(c), Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene proposes to amend Regulation .06 under COMAR 10.32.08 Licensure of Athletic Trainers. This action was considered at a public Board meeting on March, 30, 2016, notice of which was given by posting on the Board’s website at from March 16 through March 30, 2016, pursuant to General Provisions Article, §3-302(c), Annotated Code of Maryland.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this action is to require athletic trainers to:
(1) Identify on the evaluation and treatment protocol practice settings where the athletic trainers may practice; and
(2) Submit the address of the athletic trainer’s primary employer and the address of their supervising physician.
Comparison to Federal Standards
There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.
Estimate of Economic Impact
The proposed action has no economic impact.
Economic Impact on Small Businesses
The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.
Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.
Opportunity for Public Comment
Comments may be sent to Michele Phinney, Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 201 West Preston Street, Room 512, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through July 11, 2016. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
.06 Evaluation and Treatment Protocol.
A. Contents. The evaluation and treatment protocol shall include the following:
   (1) (text unchanged)
   (2) Information about [the locations] where the athletic trainer [will practice] practices, including [both of the following]:
      (a) [Address] Addresses of the primary [location] employer and supervising physician; and
      (b) Identification of the [setting for each location] settings where the athletic trainer may practice;
   (3)—(9) (text unchanged)
B.—D. (text unchanged)
Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene