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§ 19-308. Expiration and renewal of license

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and ProfessionsEffective: October 1, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 19. Security Guard Agencies and Security Guard Certification (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Security Guard Agency Licenses (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2017
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 19-308
§ 19-308. Expiration and renewal of license
Staggered expiration dates
(a) By regulation, the Secretary shall stagger the terms of the licenses.
Expiration date
(b) Unless a license is renewed for a 3-year term as provided in this section, the license expires on the date the Secretary sets.
Renewal notice
(c) At least 1 month before a license expires, the Secretary shall mail or electronically transmit to the licensee:
(1) a renewal application form; and
(2) a notice that states:
(i) the date on which the current license expires;
(ii) that the Secretary must receive the renewal application and the statements required under § 19-309 of this subtitle, at least 15 days before the license expiration date, for the renewal to be issued and mailed before the license expires;
(iii) the amount of the renewal fee;
(iv) that, if the statements required under § 19-309 of this subtitle are not received at least 15 days before the license expiration date, a fee of $10 per day shall be charged against the licensee until the statements are received; and
(v) that the submission of a false statement in the renewal application or in the annual statements is cause for revocation of the license.
Grounds for renewal
(d) A licensee periodically may renew the license for an additional 3-year term, if the licensee:
(1) otherwise is entitled to be licensed;
(2) pays to the Secretary:
(i) a renewal fee of:
1. $200, if the licensee is an individual; or
2. $400, if the licensee is a firm;
(ii) payment for the cost of a fingerprint card record check by the Federal Bureau of Investigation; and
(iii) any late fee required under § 19-309 of this subtitle; and
(3) submits to the Secretary:
(i) a renewal application on the form that the Secretary provides;
(ii) a complete set of the applicant's legible fingerprints taken on federal fingerprint cards;
(iii) the statements required under § 19-309 of this subtitle and any other documentation that may be required by the Secretary to renew the agency license under this subtitle; and
(iv) two photographs of the applicant in a format approved by the Secretary.
Duty of Secretary to renew
(e) The Secretary shall renew the license of each licensee who meets the requirements of this section.

Credits

Added by Acts 1996, c. 602, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1996. Amended by Acts 1997, c. 85, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997; Acts 2002, c. 517, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2002; Acts 2017, c. 246, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017; Acts 2017, c. 247, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 19-308, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 19-308
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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