2016 Maryland Code
Health - General
Title 19 - Health Care Facilities
Subtitle 3 - Hospitals and Related Institutions
Part IV - Denials; Admissions Restrictions; Revocations
§ 19-329. Revocations and admissions restrictions by Montgomery and Prince George's counties

MD Health-Gen Code § 19-329 (2016) What's This?

(a) Suspension or revocation. --

(1) If, under a Montgomery or Prince George's county ordinance for licensing related institutions, the county licensing authority proposes to suspend or revoke the county license of a related institution, that authority shall give the Secretary notice of the proposed suspension or revocation and the reasons for it before the authority notifies the related institution.

(2) If, within 14 days after the Secretary receives the notice, the Secretary disapproves the proposed suspension or revocation, the county licensing authority may not proceed with the action. Otherwise the county licensing authority may proceed with the action.

(3) If the Secretary disapproves the proposed suspension or revocation, the Secretary shall state, in writing, the reasons for the disapproval.

(b) Admissions restrictions. --

(1) If the Montgomery or Prince George's county licensing authority proposes to restrict new admissions to a related institution, that authority shall give the Secretary as much prior notice of the proposed restriction as possible, so that State and county action may be coordinated.

(2) The Secretary may become a party to any county administrative or judicial proceeding on the restriction.

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