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§ 3-125. Liens created in favor of Service

West's Annotated Code of MarylandNatural Resources

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Natural Resources
Title 3. Environmental Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Maryland Environmental Service (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 3-125
§ 3-125. Liens created in favor of Service
Liens effective against property owner
(a) Any lien created in favor of the Service or a municipality pursuant to this subtitle is effective against the person on whose property the lien exists and the owner of record. However, the lien is not effective against any third party unless written notice of the lien is recorded and indexed in a permanent record maintained in the office of the clerk of the circuit court in each county in which the property subject to the lien or any part of it is located.
Notice to contain name and address of owner of record
(b) The notice shall contain the name and address of the owner of record against whose property the lien exists, the name and address of the Service or municipality, the amount of the lien, a description or reference to the property subject to the lien, and the date the lien was created.
Record and index of release
(c) On presentation of a release of any lien of the Service or municipality, the clerk of the proper court in which the lien is recorded and indexed shall record and index the release and shall note in the lien docket the date the release is filed and the fact that the lien is released.
Environmental service lien docket
(d) The clerk of the proper court shall provide a suitable well-bound book, at the expense of the county or city, to be called the environmental service lien docket, in which the notices of liens shall be recorded and indexed. The clerk may not collect more than $2 for recording and indexing each lien or release of any lien.

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Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1982, c. 820, § 3; Acts 1989, c. 815; Acts 1993, c. 196, § 1.
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 3-125, MD NAT RES § 3-125
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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