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§ 19-502. Supervisory authority of Secretary

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 5. Miscellaneous Provisions (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 19-502
§ 19-502. Supervisory authority of Secretary
Supervision of offices
(a) The offices of each security guard agency shall be supervised by an individual who:
(1)(i) holds, as an individual, the license of the security guard agency; or
(ii) is the representative member of the security guard agency appointed under § 19-302(b) of this title; and
(2) has been investigated and approved by the Secretary under this title.
Notification of Secretary
(b) If a security guard agency is a firm, the agency shall notify the Secretary about:
(1) the identity of the individual serving as the representative member of the agency; and
(2) each vacancy in that position.
Appointment of representative member
(c)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, a security guard agency shall appoint a representative member within 90 days after a vacancy occurs in the position.
(2) If the vacancy is caused by the death of or an incapacitating injury to the representative member, the security guard agency shall appoint a replacement within 180 days after the vacancy occurs.
Failure to appoint representative member
(d) If a licensed security guard agency fails to appoint a representative member as required under subsection (c) of this section, the license of the security guard agency:
(1) is suspended automatically; and
(2) shall remain suspended until the agency complies with the requirements.
Regulations
(e) The Secretary may adopt regulations to carry out this section.

Credits

Added by Acts 1996, c. 602, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1996. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 517, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 19-502, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 19-502
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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