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§ 10-304.1. Sale of motor fuel below cost

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Regulation

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Title 10. Motor Fuel and Lubricants (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Inspection and Sale of Motor Fuel (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 10-304.1
§ 10-304.1. Sale of motor fuel below cost
(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a retail service station dealer may not sell motor fuel below cost.
(b) A retail service station dealer may sell motor fuel below cost if the sale is:
(1) made in good faith to meet competition;
(2) made as part of a final liquidation or closing of the business of the retail service station dealer;
(3) made as part of a bona fide charitable promotion lasting no longer than 2 days; or
(4) made under the direction or order of a court or government entity.
(c) If the Comptroller receives a complaint in writing that a retail service station dealer is selling motor fuel below cost, the Comptroller shall investigate and determine within 3 business days of the receipt of the complaint whether the allegations contained in the complaint are true.
(d) The Comptroller shall issue a stop sale notice and may suspend or revoke the certificate of registration of a retail service station dealer if the Comptroller determines that the retail service station dealer is in violation of this section.

Credits

Acts 2001, c. 616, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2001; Acts 2001, c. 617, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2001.
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 10-304.1, MD BUS REG § 10-304.1
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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