A. Except as otherwise provided in §§B, C, D, and E of this regulation, all contested case hearings before the Commission are governed by COMAR 09.01.02.
B. A hearing shall be conducted before a designated hearing panel of three members of the Commission convened pursuant to Business Occupations and Professions Article, §17-325, Annotated Code of Maryland.
C. The panel shall have a chairman who shall conduct the hearing and, in consultation with counsel, make all rulings on procedure and evidence.
D. The chairman of a panel in an exceptions hearing may impose reasonable time limitations for the arguments presented by the parties.
E. The panel may dismiss an application case without holding a hearing if the applicant fails to appear at the scheduled time after receiving proper notice.
F. The panel may dismiss an appeal without holding a hearing if the person who filed exceptions to the proposed order fails to appear at the scheduled time after receiving proper notice.