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§ 16-114. Lost, stolen, mutilated, or destroyed licenses

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 16. Vehicle Laws--Drivers' Licenses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Issuance, Expiration, and Renewal of Licenses (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Transportation, § 16-114
§ 16-114. Lost, stolen, mutilated, or destroyed licenses
Mutilated defined
(a) In this section, “mutilated” includes any imperfection of or in a driver's license, after its issuance, that renders it unsuitable for identification purposes or for verifying its authenticity and validity.
Application for duplicate license
(b) If a driver's license is lost, stolen, mutilated, or destroyed, the licensee immediately shall apply for and, after furnishing information satisfactory to the Administration and payment of the required fee, is entitled to obtain a duplicate license. If the duplicate license being applied for is of a type requiring a photo and the licensee is temporarily absent from this State, the Administration may issue a regular license bearing the notation that it is valid without a photo until 15 days after the licensee first returns to this State.
Frontal photograph of licensee
(c) A licensee who is at least 21 years may apply for a duplicate license that includes a frontal photograph of the licensee.
Surrender of original license
(d) If a person recovers an original license for which a duplicate has been issued, the person promptly shall surrender the original license to the Administration.


Added by Acts 1977, c. 14, § 2, eff. July 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1978, c. 120; Acts 1984, c. 492, §§ 2, 3.
Formerly Art. 66 ½, § 6-114.
MD Code, Transportation, § 16-114, MD TRANS § 16-114
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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