Article - Health Occupations
(a) The Board shall give notice and hold a hearing in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act.
(b) The individual may be represented at the hearing by counsel.
(c) Over the signature of an officer or the administrator of the Board, the Board or a disciplinary panel may issue subpoenas and administer oaths in connection with any investigation under this subtitle and any hearings or proceedings before the Board or a disciplinary panel.
(d) If, without lawful excuse, a person disobeys a subpoena from the Board or a disciplinary panel or an order by the Board or a disciplinary panel to take an oath or to testify or answer a question, then, on petition of the Board, a court of competent jurisdiction may punish the person as for contempt of court.
(e) If, after due notice, the individual against whom the action is contemplated fails or refuses to appear, the Board or a disciplinary panel may hear and determine the matter.
(f) If, after a hearing, an individual is found in violation of § 14–5F–18 of this subtitle, the individual shall pay the costs of the hearing as specified in a regulation adopted by the Board.