(a) By regulation, the Secretary shall stagger the terms of the licenses.
(b) Unless a license is renewed for a 3-year term as provided in this section, the license expires on the day that the Secretary sets.
(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 § 13-309 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 § 13-309 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; and
(ii) any late fee required under § 13-309 of this subtitle; and
(3) submits to the Secretary:
(i) a renewal application on the form that the Secretary provides; and
(ii) the statements required under § 13-309 of this subtitle.
Duty of Secretary to renew license
(e) The Secretary shall renew the license of each licensee who meets the requirements of this section.
Added by Acts 1989, c. 3, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1989, c. 236, § 1; Acts 1995, c. 3, § 2, eff. March 7, 1995; Acts 1996, c. 602, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1996; Acts 1997, c. 84, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997; Acts 2015, c. 424, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2015; Acts 2017, c. 246, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017; Acts 2017, c. 247, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017.
Formerly Art. 56, § 556.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 13-308, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 13-308
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.