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10.27.18.00.htm 10.27.18.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 27 BOARD OF NURSING Chapter 18 Monetary Penalties Authority: Health Occupations Article, §8-316, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.27.18.01.htm 10.27.18.01. 01 Scope.. These regulations establish standards for the imposition of penalties not exceeding $5,000 against a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse licensed in this State if the Board finds that there are grounds to take action under Health Occupations Article, §8-316, Annotated Code of Maryland.
10.27.18.02.htm 10.27.18.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Board" means the Board of Nursing.. 2) "Licensee" means, unless the context requires otherwise, a holder of a license issued by the Board to practice registered nursing or licensed practical nursing in Maryland to the extent permitted under Health Occupations Article, §8-101, Annotated Code of Maryland.3) "Penalty" means monetary fine..
10.27.18.03.htm 10.27.18.03. 03 Imposition of Penalty Generally.. A. The Board may impose a penalty against a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse licensed in this State if the Board finds that there are grounds to take action against a licensee pursuant to Health Occupations Article, §8-316, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. The penalty in §A of this regulation may be imposed instead of or in addition to suspending or revoking the license, reprimanding the licensee, or placing the licensee on probation.
10.27.18.04.htm 10.27.18.04. 04 Imposition of Penalties on Licensees.. A. A penalty of not less than $100 or more than $1,000 may be imposed by the Board on a licensee if found guilty of any of the following:1) Filing a false report or record of an individual under the licensee's care;. 2) Giving any false or misleading information about a material matter in an employment application;. 3) Failing to file or record any health record that is required by law;.
10.27.18.05.htm 10.27.18.05. 05 Payment of Monetary Penalties.. A. The licensee shall pay all fines by cashier's check or money order made payable to the Board and delivered personally or by certified mail to the Board within 60 days of the date of the order.B. The Board shall pay all monies collected by the Board pursuant to these regulations into the general fund of the State.
10.27.18.9999.htm 10.27.18. Administrative History Effective date: April 10, 1995 (22:7 Md. R. 536).
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