2010 Maryland Code
STATE PERSONNEL AND PENSIONS
TITLE 11 - DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS, LAYOFFS, AND EMPLOYMENT TERMINATIONS IN STATE PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Subtitle 1 - Disciplinary Actions
Section 11-108 - Other procedures related to disciplinary actions.

§ 11-108. Other procedures related to disciplinary actions.
 

(a)  Negotiation and bargaining permitted.- This subtitle does not preclude an appointing authority and an employee from agreeing to the: 

(1) holding in abeyance of a disciplinary action for a period not to exceed 18 months in order to permit an employee to improve conduct or performance; or 

(2) imposition of a lesser disciplinary action as a final and binding action, not subject to any further review. 

(b)  Effect of failure to appeal or failure to decide an appeal.-  

(1) If an employee fails to appeal a decision in accordance with this subtitle, the employee is considered to have accepted the decision. 

(2) A failure to decide an appeal in accordance with this subtitle is considered a denial from which an appeal may be made. 

(c)  Time limits negotiable.- The parties may agree to waive or extend any time stated in this subtitle. 

(d)  Resolution of appeal encouraged.- Each party shall make every effort to resolve an appeal at the lowest level possible. 
 

[1996, ch. 347, § 1.] 
 

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