2018 Maryland Code
Title 5 - Maryland Public Ethics Law
Subtitle 4 - Procedures for Complaint of Violation of Title
§ 5-404. Complaints -- Hearing
(a) Hearing. --
(1) A hearing on a complaint shall be conducted under Title 10, Subtitle 2 of the State Government Article insofar as that subtitle is consistent with this title.
(2) In preparation for the hearing, the respondent may use the subpoena power of the Ethics Commission.
(b) Presentation of evidence. -- At the hearing, the staff counsel:
(1) shall present to the Ethics Commission all available evidence relating to each alleged violation of this title; and
(2) may recommend any disposition of the complaint that appears appropriate to the staff counsel.
(c) Representation by counsel. -- The respondent may be represented by counsel.