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Session Laws, 1979
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962

LAWS OF MARYLAND

Ch. 296

BY repealing and reenacting, with amendments,

Article 43 - Health

Section 54K(c)

Annotated Code of Maryland

(1971 Replacement Volume and 1978 Supplement)

SECTION 1. BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF
MARYLAND, That section(s) of the Annotated Code of Maryland
be repealed, amended, or enacted to read as follows:

Article 43 - Health

54K.

(c) (1) Any person, partnership, association, or
corporation who desires to open or maintain a medical test
unit, [except a licensed physician, hospital, clinic or
other agency licensed or regulated by the Department of
Health and Mental Hygiene,] shall file with the Secretary an
application setting forth the name and address of the owner,
the types of tests performed, and any other information as
the Secretary may require. The Secretary shall cause an
inspection to be made and, if in compliance with the minimum
standards and qualifications and upon payment of the fees
authorized, he shall issue a permit to operate, which shall
be conspicuously displayed by the medical test unit. A
medical test unit may not offer or administer any test
unless appropriate approval is received from the Secretary.
The Secretary shall conduct periodic inspections to insure
continuing compliance. A person, partnership, association,
or corporation may not operate a medical test unit without
this permit.

(2) THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO:

(I)  A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER LICENSED TO
PRACTICE A PROFESSION OR DISCIPLINE IN THE STATE WHEN
PERFORMING TESTS ON THE PRACTITIONER'S OWN PATIENTS;

(II)  A HOSPITAL;

(III)  A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR HIGHER EDUCATION
INSTITUTION INFIRMARY;

(IV)  AN INDUSTRIAL INFIRMARY; OR

(V)  ANY AGENCY LICENSED OR REGULATED BY
THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE.

SECTION 2. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That this Act
shall take effect July 1, 1979.

Approved May 14, 1979.

 

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