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10.36.08.00.htm 10.36.08.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 36 BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PSYCHOLOGISTS Chapter 08 Disciplinary Sanctions, Monetary Penalties, and Civil Fines Authority: Health Occupations Article, §1-606, 18-313, 18-313.1, and 18-404, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.36.08.01.htm 10.36.08.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter establishes standards for the imposition of sanctions and monetary penalties for violations of the Maryland Psychologists Act.
10.36.08.02.htm 10.36.08.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Board" means the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.. 2) "License" means a license issued by the Board to practice psychology.. 3) "Licensee" means a psychologist who is licensed by the Board to practice psychology.. 4) "Penalty" means monetary penalty.. 5) “Registrant” means a psychology associate who is registered by the Board to practice psychology u
10.36.08.03.htm 10.36.08.03. 03 Imposition of a Penalty After a Hearing.. If the Board finds that there are grounds under Health Occupations Article, §18-313, Annotated Code of Maryland, to suspend or revoke a license or registration or to reprimand a licensee or registrant, the Board may impose a penalty as set forth in this chapter:A. Instead of suspending the license or registration; or. B. In addition to suspending or revoking the license or registration..
10.36.08.04.htm 10.36.08.04. 04 Guidelines for Disciplinary Sanctions and Imposition of Penalties.. A. Subject to the provisions of this chapter, the Board may impose sanctions and penalties for violations of the Maryland Psychologists Act and its regulations according to the guidelines set forth in the following categories:Violation. Minimum Sanction. Maximum Sanction. Minimum Penalty. Maximum Penalty. 1). Assessment violation. Reprimand. Probation for 1 year. Violation of child custody evaluation standards.
10.36.08.05.htm 10.36.08.05. 05 Mitigating and Aggravating Factors to Be Considered in the Assessment of the Sanction.. A. Depending on the facts and circumstances of each case, and to the extent that they apply, the Board may consider the following mitigating and aggravating factors in determining whether the sanction in a particular case should fall outside the range of sanctions established by the guidelines. These factors may include, but are not limited to, the following:1) Mitigating Factors:.
10.36.08.06.htm 10.36.08.06. 06 Payment of a Penalty.. A. A licensee or registrant shall pay to the Board a penalty imposed under this chapter as of the date the Board’s order is issued, unless the Board’s order specifies otherwise.B. Filing an appeal under State Government Article, §10-222, Annotated Code of Maryland, or Health Occupations Article, §18-316, Annotated Code of Maryland, does not automatically stay payment of a penalty imposed by the Board under this chapter.C. If a licensee or regis
10.36.08.07.htm 10.36.08.07. 07 Civil Fines.. A. Practicing on an Expired License or Registration.. 1) The Board may impose a civil fine against a psychologist or psychology associate who practices psychology on an expired license or registration in the amount of $100 per day of practice past the expiration date of the license or registration.2) The Board may not impose a fine under §A(1) of this regulation against a psychologist or psychology associate for practicing psychology on an expir
10.36.08.9999.htm 10.36.08.9999. Administrative History Effective date: October 2, 2000 (27:19 Md. R. 1726 ―. Regulations .01―06 repealed and new Regulations .01―06 adopted effective February 20, 2012 (39:3 Md. R. 259)Regulation .02B amended effective May 25, 2015 (42:10 Md. R. 684). Regulation .03 amended effective May 25, 2015 (42:10 Md. R. 684). Regulation .04 amended effective May 25, 2015 (42:10 Md. R. 684). Regulation .05A amended effective May 25, 2015 (42:10 Md. R. 684).
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