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§ 12-902. Application of subtitle

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFinancial Institutions

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Financial Institutions
Title 12. Miscellaneous Institutions and Activities
Subtitle 9. Maryland Debt Management Services Act (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Financial Institutions, § 12-902
§ 12-902. Application of subtitle
This subtitle does not apply to:
(1) The following persons when engaged in the regular course of their respective businesses and professions:
(i) An attorney at law;
(ii) An escrow agent;
(iii) A certified public accountant;
(iv) A banking institution, other-state bank, national banking association, credit union, or savings and loan association;
(v) A person that:
1. Provides bill payer services, as defined in § 12-401 of this title;
2. Does not initiate any contract with individual creditors of the debtor to compromise a debt or arrange a new payment schedule; and
3. Does not provide any debt counseling services;
(vi) A person that provides accelerated mortgage payment services, as defined in § 12-401 of this title;
(vii) A title insurer, title insurance agency, or abstract company; or
(viii) A judicial officer or a person acting under a court order;
(2) A person while performing services incidental to the dissolution, winding up, or liquidation of a partnership, corporation, or other business enterprise;
(3) A trade or mercantile association acting in the course of arranging the adjustment of debts with a business establishment; or
(4) A mortgage lender, as defined in § 11-501 of this article, that:
(i) Is licensed by the Commissioner; and
(ii) Does not receive funds from a consumer for the purpose of distributing the funds among the consumer's creditors in full or partial payment of the consumer's debts.


Added by Acts 2003, c. 374, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2003; Acts 2003, c. 375, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2005, c. 132, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2005.
MD Code, Financial Institutions, § 12-902, MD FIN INST § 12-902
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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