10.16.06.14

.14 Denial of a Certificate or Letter of Compliance.

A. The Department may deny an application for a certificate or a letter of compliance, setting forth in writing the reason or reasons for the denial, if the operator:

(1) Fails to:

(a) Correct a violation within the specified time period;

(b) Comply with an approved written schedule of compliance;

(c) Correct immediately a violation that the Department has indicated is an imminent and substantial danger to a camper;

(d) Correct an outstanding violation from a previous certification or letter of compliance period;

(e) File an annual report in accordance with Regulation .06 of this chapter;

(f) Pay a fee owed as set forth in Regulation .08H of this chapter; or

(g) If applicable, file a self-assessment in accordance with Regulation .06 of this chapter;

(2) Fraudulently or deceptively obtains or attempts to obtain a certificate or letter of compliance;

(3) Fraudulently or deceptively uses a certificate or letter of compliance;

(4) Violates a provision of the Maryland Youth Camp Act, Health-General Article, §§14-401—14-411, Annotated Code of Maryland; or

(5) Violates a provision of this chapter.

B. The Department shall deny an application for a certificate or a letter of compliance in writing, setting forth the reason or reasons for the denial, if the operator fails within the time period specified by the Department to correct a violation of:

(1) Regulation .08 of this chapter;

(2) Regulation .20 of this chapter;

(3) Regulation .21A(2) of this chapter;

(4) Regulation .22 of this chapter;

(5) Regulation .34 of this chapter;

(6) Regulation .35 of this chapter;

(7) Regulation .36A and B(1)—(2), C, or D of this chapter;

(8) Regulation .37A(1)—(2), B, C, or D of this chapter;

(9) Regulation .39A(2)—(4) and (8)(c) and B of this chapter;

(10) Regulation .42 of this chapter;

(11) Regulation .46A or B of this chapter; and

(12) Regulations .47—.54 of this chapter.

C. The Department may deny an application for a certificate or letter of compliance if the health, safety, or welfare of a camper at the camp is or has been threatened.

D. The Department shall give the camp operator:

(1) Written notice of the denial of the certificate or letter of compliance;

(2) The reasons for the denial; and

(3) In accordance with Regulation .17 of this chapter, an opportunity for a hearing.