Code of Maryland Regulations
Title 09 - MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Subtitle 12 - DIVISION OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
Chapter 09.12.42 - Equal Employment Opportunity
09.12.42.08 - Compliance Reviews
09.12.42.08. Compliance Reviews
A. Conduct of Compliance Reviews. The Council will regularly conduct systematic reviews of apprenticeship programs in order to determine the extent to which sponsors are complying with these regulations and will also conduct compliance reviews when circumstances, including receipt of complaints not referred to a private review body pursuant to Regulation .10B(1) of this chapter, so warrant, and take appropriate action regarding programs which are not in compliance with the requirements of these regulations. Compliance reviews will consist of comprehensive analyses and evaluations of each aspect of the apprenticeship program, including on-site investigations and audits.
B. Reregistration. Sponsors seeking reregistration shall be subject to a compliance review as described in § A of this regulation by the Council as part of the reregistration process.
C. New Registrations. Sponsors seeking new registrations shall be subject to a compliance review as described in § A of this regulation by the Council as part of the registration process.
D. Voluntary Compliance. When the compliance review indicates that the sponsor is not operating in accordance with these regulations, the Council shall notify the sponsor in writing of the results of the review and make a reasonable effort to secure voluntary compliance on the part of the program sponsor within a reasonable time before undertaking sanctions under Regulation .12 of this chapter. In the case of sponsors seeking new registration, the Council will provide appropriate recommendations to the sponsor to enable it to achieve compliance for registration purposes.