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§ 5-311. Informal review of Secretary's action

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic SafetyEffective: January 30, 2020

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Firearms (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Handgun Permits (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 30, 2020
MD Code, Public Safety, § 5-311
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 36E
§ 5-311. Informal review of Secretary's action
Request for informal review
(a) A person who is denied a permit or renewal of a permit or whose permit is revoked or limited may request the Secretary to conduct an informal review by filing a written request within 10 days after receipt of written notice of the Secretary's initial action.
Personal interview
(b) An informal review:
(1) may include a personal interview of the person who requested the informal review; and
(2) is not subject to Title 10, Subtitle 2 of the State Government Article.
Action by Secretary
(c) In an informal review, the Secretary shall sustain, reverse, or modify the initial action taken and notify the person who requested the informal review of the decision in writing within 30 days after receipt of the request for informal review.
Request for review by Board
(d) A person need not file a request for an informal review under this section before requesting review under § 5-312 of this subtitle.


Added by Acts 2003, c. 5, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2018, c. 253, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2018; Acts 2020, c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 30, 2020; Acts 2020, c. 4, § 1, eff. Jan. 30, 2020.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 5-311, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 5-311
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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