§ 3-5A-207.  Decision and order.
   (a)   Dismissal. If the Commission finds that the respondent has not engaged in an act of discrimination in housing, within 60 days after the date of the hearing, the Commission shall issue a written decision and order, stating its findings of fact and conclusions of law and ordering the dismissal of the complaint. The Commission shall serve a copy of the dismissal on the parties.
   (b)   Finding of discrimination in housing.
      (1)   Decision and order. If the Commission finds that the respondent has committed one or more acts of discrimination in housing, within 60 days after the date of the hearing, the Commission shall issue a written decision stating its findings of fact and conclusions of law and order any or all of the following:
         (i)   to cease and desist from discriminating in housing;
         (ii)   to order the respondent to sell or rent property to the complainant; or
         (iii)   that the violation is a Class A civil offense punishable by a civil fine as provided by § 9-2-101 of this Code.
      (2)   Service. The Commission shall serve a copy of the decision and order on the parties.
      (3)   Enforcement. If the time for an appeal to the Board of Appeals has expired and no appeal was taken under § 3-5A-208, the Commission, through the Office of Law, may file a petition in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County to enforce an order issued under this section.
(Bill No. 57-19)