31.10.19.07

.07 Time for Rendering Final Decisions on Complaints.

A. Except for an emergency case as provided in COMAR 31.10.18.05 or as provided in žB of this regulation, the Commissioner shall make a final written decision on a complaint within 45 days after a complaint is filed.

B. The Commissioner may extend the period within which a final written decision is to be made under §A of this regulation for up to an additional 30 working days if the:

(1) Commissioner has not yet received the information requested by the Commissioner; and

(2) Information requested is necessary for the Commissioner to render a final written decision on the complaint.