10.38.05.06

.06 Notice of Charges or Notice of Initial Denial.

A. If the Board issues charges or a notice of initial denial, the document shall be:

(1) Served on the respondent by certified mail at the address the respondent is required to maintain with the Board; or

(2) Hand-delivered in person.

B. Charges or notice of initial denial shall:

(1) Inform the respondent of the statutory basis for the charges or denial of a license;

(2) Allege sufficient facts that the Board believes constitute either a basis for:

(a) Violation of the Maryland Physical Therapy Act; or

(b) Denial of a license; and

(3) Include the notice of hearing.

C. If the Board issues a notice of initial denial to an applicant for a license, the applicant may not withdraw the application without approval from the Board.