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§ 4.5-703. Home Builder Guaranty Fund

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness RegulationEffective: October 1, 2020

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Title 4.5. Home Builder Registration (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Home Builder Guaranty Fund (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2020
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 4.5-703
§ 4.5-703. Home Builder Guaranty Fund
(a) The Division shall:
(1) establish a Home Builder Guaranty Fund; and
(2) maintain the Guaranty Fund at a level of at least $1,000,000.
(b)(1) The Division shall deposit all money collected under § 4.5-704 of this subtitle in the Guaranty Fund.
(2)(i) The State Treasurer is the custodian of the Guaranty Fund.
(ii) The Guaranty Fund shall be invested and reinvested in the same manner as other State funds.
(iii) The State Treasurer shall deposit payments received from the Division under this section into the Guaranty Fund.
(iv) Investment earnings shall be credited to the Guaranty Fund.
(c) The Division shall administer the Guaranty Fund in accordance with this subtitle.
(d) The direct and indirect costs incurred for the administration of and enforcement related to the Guaranty Fund shall be paid from the Registration Fund established under § 4.5-203 of this title.
(e) The accounts and transactions of the Guaranty Fund shall be subject to audit by the Legislative Auditor in accordance with §§ 2-1220 through 2-1227 of the State Government Article.

Credits

Added by Acts 2008, c. 480, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2008; Acts 2008, c. 481, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2008. Amended by Acts 2009, c. 58, § 1, eff. April 14, 2009; Acts 2009, c. 59, § 1, eff. April 14, 2009; Acts 2016, c. 49, § 1, eff. July 1, 2016; Acts 2020, c. 58, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2020; Acts 2020, c. 59, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2020.
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 4.5-703, MD BUS REG § 4.5-703
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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