2017 Maryland Code
Title 16 - Vehicle Laws -- Drivers' Licenses
Subtitle 5 - Driver Education Program
§ 16-506. Refusal, suspension, or revocation of certification

  • (a) In general. -- The Administration may suspend, revoke, or refuse to grant or renew certification under the driver education program of any drivers' school or of any classroom or laboratory instructor of a drivers' school, if it finds that the school or instructor has:
    • (1) Failed to comply with any of the provisions of or any rule or regulation adopted under:
      • (i) This subtitle;
      • (ii) Title 15, Subtitle 7 of this article, as to drivers' schools; or
      • (iii) Title 15, Subtitle 8 of this article, as to driving instructors; or
    • (2) Been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude.
  • (b) Hearing required. --
    • (1) If the Administration refuses to grant or renew a certification under this subtitle, the applicant may request a hearing under Title 12, Subtitle 2 of this article.
    • (2) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, the Administration may suspend or revoke a certification under this subtitle only after a hearing under Title 12, Subtitle 2 of this article.
  • (c) Harm to the public. -- If the Administration determines that there is a danger of immediate, substantial, and continuing harm to the public if the certification is continued pending a hearing, the Administration shall:
    • (1) Immediately suspend the certification;
    • (2) Within 7 days of a request for a hearing, grant a hearing as provided in Title 12, Subtitle 2 of this article; and
    • (3) After a hearing, render an immediate decision as to whether the Administration shall continue the suspension or revoke or reinstate the certification.
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