.19 Hearings and Appeals.

A. Hearings.

(1) If a person is charged by the Secretary with a violation of this subtitle, the Secretary shall give the person charged an opportunity to be heard pursuant to State Government Article, Title 10, Subtitle 2, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(2) The Department shall hold a hearing promptly following an emergency suspension.

B. Appeals. A person whose permit is denied, revoked, or suspended may appeal according to Agriculture Article, §2-405, Annotated Code of Maryland. If a notice of appeal is not filed within 15 days, the initial determination of the Department becomes final.