.16 Settlement Agreement.

A. The Department may enter into a settlement agreement with a program licensed under this chapter that has violated a requirement of this chapter, establishing specific conditions for continued operation, including time limits for compliance.

B. A settlement agreement is a public document and may be disseminated under the State Government Article, §§10-611—10-630, Annotated Code of Maryland.

C. A copy of the settlement agreement shall be distributed to individuals served by the program or posted in a public location at the programís physical site.