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15.14.11.00.htm 15.14.11.00. Title 15 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Subtitle 14 BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICAL EXAMINERS Chapter 11 Civil Penalty Standards for Veterinarians Authority: Agriculture Article, §2-310.1, Annotated Code of Maryland
15.14.11.01.htm 15.14.11.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter establishes standards which determine the penalty for any licensed veterinarian who violates any statute or Board regulation governing the practice of veterinary medicine in this State.
15.14.11.02.htm 15.14.11.02. 02 Penalty When License Suspended or Revoked.. After a hearing, the Board may impose a penalty on a veterinarian:. A. Instead of or in addition to suspending a veterinarian's license; or. B. In addition to revoking a veterinarian's license..
15.14.11.03.htm 15.14.11.03. 03 Violations.. The Board may impose a penalty on a veterinarian who does any of the following:. A. Fails to provide direct supervision for employees;. B. Practices veterinary medicine without a current registration;. C. Operates a veterinary hospital without a veterinary hospital license;. D. Fails to conform to minimum sanitary standards for veterinary facilities;. E. Conducts a veterinary practice in a manner which violates professional and ethical standards;.
15.14.11.04.htm 15.14.11.04. 04 Classification of Violations for the Purpose of Determining Penalties.. A. For a violation of Regulation .03A—F of this chapter, a penalty may be imposed by the Board considering the nature and gravity of each violation consistent with the following standards:1) For the first violation, a penalty of not less than $300 or more than $3,000;. 2) For the second violation, a penalty of not less than $600 or more than $6,000;. 3) For the third and any subsequent violation, a p
15.14.11.05.htm 15.14.11.05. 05 Appeal.. A veterinarian may appeal the Board's decision to impose a penalty as provided in Agriculture Article, § 2-405, Annotated Code of Maryland. A veterinarian shall be notified of this right to appeal.
15.14.11.06.htm 15.14.11.06. 06 Penalty Payment.. Unless a veterinarian appeals, the amount of a penalty shall be paid promptly to the Board..
15.14.11.9999.htm 15.14.11.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January 23, 1981 (8:2 Md. R. 117). Regulations .03 and .04 amended effective November 7, 1983 (10:22 Md. R. 1968). Regulation .03 amended effective September 12, 2005 (32:8 Md. R. 1521). Regulation .03 amended as an emergency provision effective May 26, 2010 (37:13 Md. R. 850). Regulation .04 amended effective June 29, 2009 (36:13 Md. R. 900) October 15, 2012 (39:20 Md. R. 1308)Regulation .04B, C amended as an emergency provisi
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