Frequently Asked Questions

The Department has an internal process which is governed by the Administrative Procedures Act under State Government Article, §§10-101 - 10-139, Annotated Code of Maryland and the State Documents Law under State-Government Article, §§7-101 - 7-222, Annotated Code of Maryland
CLICK HEREto access theDepartment’s process.

If you have specific questions regarding the content or the interpretation of a regulation, or if you wish to obtain a hard copy of a regulation, please contact the individual unit responsible for that regulation directly.CLICK HERE for a complete list of DHMH's current regulations and contact people.


If I do not agree with a certain regulation, how can it be changed?

COMAR 10.01.07 Petitions for Adoption, Amendment or Repeal of Regulations explains how to request a change to a particular regulation. ​