2018 Maryland Code
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 20 - Private Home Detention
Subtitle 2 - Duties of Secretary
§ 20-201. Duties

  • (a) Adoption and enforcement of regulations. -- In addition to any duties set forth elsewhere, the Secretary shall adopt and enforce regulations to carry out this title, including regulations that establish:

    • (1) minimum standards for electronic equipment capable of monitoring 24 hours per day individuals who are under a court order that requires monitoring by a private home detention monitoring agency;

    • (2) minimum training and experience requirements for a private home detention monitoring agency licensee and for a private home detention monitor; and

    • (3) the minimum number of private home detention monitors that shall be on duty in relation to the number of defendants being monitored.

  • (b) In general. -- The Secretary shall:

    • (1) maintain a roster of licensed private home detention monitoring agencies that includes:

      • (i) a telephone number at which a person who operates a licensed private home detention monitoring agency can be reached during normal business hours; and

      • (ii) a telephone or pager number at which a person who operates a licensed private home detention monitoring agency can be reached during nonbusiness hours;

    • (2) annually disseminate the roster of licensed private home detention monitoring agencies to:

      • (i) the administrative judge for the District Court in each district;

      • (ii) the administrative judge for the circuit court in each county; and

      • (iii) the Administrative Office of the Courts; and

    • (3) notify the agencies listed in paragraph (2) of this subsection when the license of a private home detention monitoring agency is suspended or revoked.

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