10.36.02.07

.07 Denial of License or Registration Renewal for Failure to Meet Continuing Education Requirements.

A. The Board shall deny a renewal application if:

(1) The psychologist or psychology associate did not complete required continuing education hours within the reporting period; or

(2) The psychologist or psychology associate did not fulfill audit requirements within 30 days.

B. Upon denying a renewal application, the Board shall notify the psychologist or psychology associate by certified mail that the psychologistís or psychology associateís renewal application has been denied for failure to comply with the continuing education requirements.

C. A psychologist or psychology associate may request a hearing on the denial of the renewal application. The request shall be:

(1) In writing; and

(2) Received by the Board within 30 days of the notification of denial.

D. If requested by the psychologist or psychology associate, the Board shall convene a hearing within a reasonable time on the denial of the renewal application.

E. A hearing conducted under this regulation may not be held in accordance with the Maryland Administrative Procedure Act.