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§ 19-313. Denial, suspension, or revocation of license

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and Professions

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 19. Security Guard Agencies and Security Guard Certification (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Security Guard Agency Licenses (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 19-313
§ 19-313. Denial, suspension, or revocation of license
Grounds for discipline
(a) Subject to the hearing provisions of § 19-315 of this subtitle, the Secretary may deny a license to any applicant, reprimand any licensee, fine any licensee or agency, or suspend or revoke a license if the applicant or licensee:
(1) fraudulently or deceptively obtains or attempts to obtain a license for the applicant or licensee or for another;
(2) fraudulently or deceptively uses a license;
(3) aids an individual to obtain or to attempt to obtain fraudulently or deceptively certification under this title as a security guard;
(4) while not licensed, solicits to engage in or willfully engages in a business providing security guard services in the State;
(5) while not licensed, willfully advertises:
(i) as a security guard agency; or
(ii) the provision of security guard services;
(6) willfully makes a false statement or misrepresentation that an individual is or was in the employ of the applicant or licensee;
(7) willfully makes a false statement or misrepresentation in any renewal application, in any annual statement, or in any other report or document that the Secretary requires to be submitted;
(8) fails to notify the Secretary about any change among the firm members or in the address of the principal office or any branch office of a licensee;
(9) fails to maintain the liability insurance required under § 19-504 of this title; or
(10) violates any other provision of this title.
Acts or omissions of principals, agents, or employees
(b) For purposes of this section, an act or omission of any principal, agent, or employee of an applicant or licensee may be construed to be the act or omission of the applicant or licensee, as well as of the principal, agent, or employee.


Added by Acts 1996, c. 602, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1996. Amended by Acts 1997, c. 14, § 1, eff. April 8, 1997; Acts 2001, c. 649, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2001; Acts 2002, c. 517, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 19-313, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 19-313
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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