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Maryland Code, Correctional Services § 8-115

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(a) If the Commission or an authorized inspector finds a condition in a correctional facility that is life threatening or health endangering, the Commission or inspector may order the immediate cessation of operation.

(b) Within 96 hours after an order is issued under subsection (a) of this section, the Commission shall hold a review hearing to confirm or countermand the order.

(c)(1) If a correctional facility is ordered closed under this section, all inmates in the facility shall be transferred to and accepted in a suitable place of detention, as the Secretary determines.

(2) The governing body responsible for the cost of the closed facility shall pay the expenses incurred in transferring and maintaining inmates under paragraph (1) of this subsection.

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