Article - Health - General
If a hospital voluntarily closes, merges, or is delicensed under § 19–325 of this subtitle and workers are displaced:
(1) Each hospital shall pay a fee directly to the Maryland Department of Labor. The fee shall not exceed 0.01 percent of the gross operating revenue for the fiscal year immediately preceding the closure or delicensing of the hospital. A fee shall only be assessed once for each voluntary closure, merger, or delicensure.
(2) The Secretary of Labor shall pay the fees received under this section into the Hospital Employees Training Fund established under § 11–201 of the Labor and Employment Article.