Md. Code, Health Occ. § 6-311

Current with changes from the 2021 Legislative Session through Ch. 42
Section 6-311 - Injunctions
(a) An action may be maintained in the name of the State or the Board to enjoin:
(1) The unauthorized practice of massage therapy; or
(2) Conduct that is a ground for disciplinary action under § 6-308 of this subtitle.
(b) An action under this section may be brought by:
(1) The Board in its own name;
(2) The Attorney General, in the name of the State; or
(3) A State's Attorney, in the name of the State.
(c) An action under this section may be brought in the county where the defendant:
(1) Resides; or
(2) Engages in the act sought to be enjoined.
(d)
(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, an action under this section may not be brought against an individual who is authorized to practice a health occupation under this article.
(2) An action under this section may be brought against an individual who is authorized to practice massage therapy under this title.
(e) Proof of actual damage or that any person will sustain any damage if an injunction is not granted is not required for an action under this section.
(f) An action under this section is in addition to and not instead of criminal prosecution for the unauthorized practice of massage therapy under § 6-501 of this title or disciplinary action under § 6-308 of this subtitle.

Md. Code, HO § 6-311

Added by 2016 Md. Laws, Ch. 739,Sec. 3, eff. 10/1/2016.