2018 Maryland Code
Health - General
Title 18 - Disease Prevention
Subtitle 9 - Catastrophic Health Emergency Disease Surveillance and Response Program
§ 18-907. Failure to comply
(a) Noncompliance by individuals. --
(1) A person may not knowingly and willfully fail to comply with any order, regulation, or directive issued in accordance with § 18-905 of this subtitle.
(2) A person who violates paragraph (1) of this subsection is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine not exceeding $ 3,000 or both.
(b) Noncompliance by health care facilities. -- If a health care facility fails to comply with an order, regulation, or directive issued under § 18-903 or § 18-904 of this subtitle, the Secretary may impose a civil penalty not to exceed $ 3,000 for each offense.
(c) Noncompliance by health care practitioners. -- If a health care practitioner fails to comply with an order, regulation, or directive issued under § 18-903 or § 18-904 of this subtitle, the Secretary may request the appropriate licensing board to take disciplinary action against the health care practitioner, including:
(1) Placing the licensee or certificate holder on probation;
(2) Suspending or revoking the license or certificate holder; or
(3) Imposing a civil penalty not to exceed $ 3,000 for each offense.
(d) Immunity from liability. -- A health care provider acting in good faith and in accordance with a catastrophic health emergency disease surveillance and response program is immune from civil or criminal liability related to those actions, unless the health care provider acts with willful misconduct.