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§ 8-503. Inducements

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Regulation

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Home Improvement (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Miscellaneous Provisions (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 8-503
§ 8-503. Inducements
(a) As an inducement to make a home improvement contract, a person may not promise or offer to pay to an owner any compensation or reward for obtaining or placing home improvement business with others.
(b) A contractor or salesperson may not offer, give, or pay to an owner a gift, bonus award, merchandise, trading stamps, or cash loan as an inducement to make a home improvement contract.
(c) To advertise or to promote sales, a contractor or salesperson may give to a prospective customer a tangible item if:
(1) the cost to the contractor or salesperson does not exceed $25;
(2) the gift is not contingent on making a home improvement contract; and
(3) the customer does not receive more than 1 item for 1 transaction.

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Added by Acts 1992, c. 4, § 2.
Formerly Art. 56, § 264.
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 8-503, MD BUS REG § 8-503
Current with all legislation from the 2021 Regular Session and 2021 First Special Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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