Recent Sunset Evaluation Reports

 

Year

Type of

Evaluation

Entity

Primary Action

2016

Preliminary

Elevator Safety Review Board

 

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2029

 

2016

Preliminary

Maryland Insurance Administration

 

Waive from full evaluation and repeal evaluation requirement

 

2016

Preliminary

Licensing and Regulation of Mold Remediation Services

 

Allow licensing and regulation to terminate effective July 1, 2019

 

2016

Preliminary

State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists

 

Recommend full evaluation in 2017

 

2016

Full

State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors

 

Extend termination date to July 1, 2028

 

2016

Full

State Board of Physicians and the Related Allied Health Advisory Committees

 

Extend termination date to July 1, 2023

2016

Special

Review of the Missions and Responsibilities of the Three Health Care Commissions (Health Services Cost Review Commission, Maryland Health Care Commission, Maryland Community Health Resources Commission)

 

Extend evaluation dates of HSCRC and MHCC to July 1, 2020 and require another special evaluation of all three commissions in 2019

2015

Preliminary

Health Services Cost Review Commission

Waive from full evaluation

 

Require the Department of Legislative Services to conduct a separate review of the missions and responsibilities of all three health regulatory commissions by December 1, 2016.

 

Defer decision on extension of the commission’s evaluation date pending receipt of the review

 

2015

Preliminary

Maryland Health Care Commission

Waive from full evaluation

 

Require the Department of Legislative Services to conduct a separate review of the missions and responsibilities of all three health regulatory commissions by December 1, 2016.

 

Defer decision on extension of the commission’s evaluation date pending receipt of the review

 

2015

Full

State Board of Environmental Health Specialists

Repeal the State Board of Environmental Health Specialists

 

Require instead that individuals practicing as an environmental health specialist in the State obtain and maintain a National Environmental Health Association Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS) credential

 

2014

Preliminary

State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators

Repeal termination date and require a preliminary evaluation by December 15, 2024

 

2013

Preliminary

Horse Industry Board

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2026; require follow-up report by December 1, 2015

 

 

 

State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech Language Pathologists

 

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2026; require follow-up report by October 1, 2015

 

 

 

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2019; require follow-up report by January 1, 2015; consider removing statutory requirement for technical advisory committee review of data requests from other states; expand annual reporting requirements

 

 

 

State Board of Individual Tax Preparers

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2026; require follow-up report by October 1, 2015

 

 

 

Licensing and Regulation of Security Systems Technicians

Require follow-up report by October 1, 2014; defer decision on whether to conduct full evaluation pending receipt of follow-up report

 

 

Full

State Racing Commission

Maryland-Bred Race Fund Advisory Committee Standardbred Race Fund Advisory Committee

 

Report

Presentation

Extend the termination dates to July 1, 2024

 

 

2012

Preliminary

State Acupuncture Board

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2025

 

 

 

State Board of Dietetic Practice

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2025

 

 

 

Elevator Safety Review Board (update to 2011 evaluation report)

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2019

 

 

 

State Board of Foresters

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2025

 

 

 

State Board of Occupational Therapy Practice

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2025

 

 

 

 

State Board of Public Accountancy

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2025

 

 

 

State Board of Stationary Engineers (update to 2011 evaluation report)

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2024

 

 

Full

Division of Labor and Industry

(including Board of Boiler Rules)

 

Report

Presentation

Repeal the Advisory Council on Prevailing Wage Rates

 

Repeal the termination date for the Division of Labor and Industry

 

Extend the evaluation date for the division to July 1, 2023

 

Extend the termination dates for the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council, Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Board, Amusement Ride Safety Advisory Board, and Board of Boiler Rules to July 1, 2024.

 

 

2011

Preliminary

State Board of Certification of Residential Child Care Program Professionals

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2024

 

 

State Board of Social Work Examiners

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2024

 

 

Elevator Safety Review Board

Require a Follow-up Report by October 1, 2012 and defer decision on whether to waive from full evaluation until submission of the required report

 

 

State Board of Certified Interior Designers

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2024

 

 

State Board of Stationary Engineers

Require a Follow-up Report by October 1, 2012 and defer decision on whether to waive from full evaluation until submission of the required report

 

 

Division of Labor and Industry and Associated Boards and Councils

Full evaluation of the Employment Standards and Classification Program and the Advisory Council on Prevailing Wage Rates only; other programs to provide follow-up reports to DLS for inclusion in the full evaluation report.  Waive other advisory councils but reauthorize them after the full evaluation.

 

Full

Office of Cemetery Oversight

Report

Presentation

Extend termination date to July 1, 2023

 

 

State Commission of Real Estate Appraisers and Home Inspectors

Report

Presentation

Extend termination date to July 1, 2023

 

 

State Board of Nursing

Report

Presentation

Extend termination date to July 1, 2023

 

 

State Board of Physicians and the Related Health Advisory Committees

Report

Presentation

Extend the termination dates for only one year and require the board to submit a follow-up report.  Based on the board’s progress in complying with DLS recommendations, as reflected in the follow-up report, DLS will make a recommendation to the evaluation committees regarding further extension of the termination dates for the board and its advisory committees.

 

 

 

State Board of Pharmacy

Report

Presentation

Extend termination date to July 1, 2023

 

 

State Board of Environmental Sanitarians

Report

Presentation

Modify regulation of environmental sanitarians either by repealing the board or transferring it to DHMH.

2010

Preliminary

Electrology Practice Committee (Maryland Board of Nursing

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2023

 

 

State Board for Professional Engineers

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2023

 

 

State Board of Architects

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2023

 

 

State Board of Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2023

 

 

State Board of Nursing

Recommend full evaluation

 

 

State Board of Pharmacy

Recommend full evaluation

 

 

Maryland Insurance Administration

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2018

 

 

State Board of Examiners of Psychologists

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2023

 

 

Update on the Preliminary Evaluation of the State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2022

 

Full

Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation, the Banking Board, and the State Collection Agency Licensing Board

Report

Presentation

Repeal Banking Board

Extend termination date of the Office of the Commission of Financial Regulation and the State Collection Agency Licensing Board to July 1, 2022

 

 

Maryland Home Improvement Commission

Report

Presentation

Extend termination date to July 1, 2022

 

 

State Real Estate Commission

Report

Presentation

Extend termination date to July 1, 2022 (**Legislation to enact this recommendation did not pass during the 2011 legislative session)

 

 

State Board of Master Electricians

Report

Presentation

Extend termination date to July 1, 2023

 

 

State Commission of Real Estate appraisers and Home Inspectors

Actions deferred to 2011 interim.

2009

Preliminary

Banking Board

Recommend full evaluation

 

 

Maryland Board of Environmental Sanitarians

Recommend full evaluation in 2011

 

 

Maryland Home Improvement Commission

Recommend full evaluation

 

 

Maryland Real Estate Commission

Recommend full evaluation

 

 

Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation

Recommend full evaluation

 

 

State Board for Professional Land Surveyors

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2024

 

 

State Board of Chiropractic and Massage Therapy Examiners

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2022

 

 

State Board of Examiners in Optometry

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2023

 

 

State Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2024

 

 

State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2017 (**Legislation to enact these recommendations did not pass during the 2010 legislative session)

 

Legislation enacted in 2011 to implement recommendations

 

 

State Board of Master Electricians

Recommend full evaluation

 

 

State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

Waive from full evaluation and extend Termination Date to July 1, 2022

 

 

State Board of Pilots

Waive from full evaluation and extend Termination Date to July 1, 2022

 

 

State Board of Plumbing

Waive from full evaluation and extend Termination Date to July 1, 2023

 

 

State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners

SB 90 of 2011

 

 

State Collection Agency Licensing Board

Recommend full evaluation

 

 

State Commission of Real Estate Appraisers and Home Inspectors

Recommend full evaluation

 

Full

State Board of Barbers

Report

Presentation

Extend Termination Date to July 1, 2021

 

 

State Board of Cosmetologists

Report

Presentation

Extend Termination Date to July 1, 2021

 

 

State Board of Dental Examiners

Report

Presentation

Extend Termination Date to July 1, 2021

 

 

State Board of Waterworks and Waste Systems Operators

Report

Presentation

Extend Termination Date to July 1, 2021

2008

Preliminary

Maryland Tobacco Authority

Remove from statute due to obsolescence

 

 

 

Maryland-Bred Race Fund Advisory Committee

Waive from full evaluation and require full evaluation on or before July 1, 2013

 

 

Standardbred Race Fund Advisory Committee

Waive from full evaluation and require full evaluation on or before July 1, 2013

 

 

State Athletic Commission

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July  1, 2021

 

 

State Board of Barbers

Recommend full evaluation

 

 

State Board of Cosmetologists

Recommend full evaluation

 

 

State Board of Dental Examiners

Recommend full evaluation

 

 

State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2021

 

 

State Board of Waterworks and Waste Systems Operators

Recommend full evaluation

 

 

State Board of Well Drillers

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2021

 

 

State Racing Commission

Waive from full evaluation and require full evaluation on or before July 1, 2013

2007

Preliminary

State Board of Law Examiners

Waive from full evaluation and extend termination date to July 1, 2020

 

Full

State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors

Extend termination date to July 1, 2018

 

 

State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists

Extend termination date to July 1, 2018