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§ 10-304. Retail service station certificates prohibited

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness RegulationEffective: October 1, 2009

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Title 10. Motor Fuel and Lubricants (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Inspection and Sale of Motor Fuel (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2009
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 10-304
§ 10-304. Retail service station certificates prohibited
(a) The Comptroller may not issue a certificate of registration to a retail service station dealer who markets motor fuel through a retail service station altered, enlarged, or structurally modified after July 1, 1977, unless:
(1) the station contains an enclosed work area where the service of motor vehicles is offered to customers regardless of whether motor fuel is bought; and
(2) the services offered include a battery charge, lubrication, oil change, tire repair, and replacement of accessories such as fan belts, radiator hoses, or wiper blades.
(b) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, the Comptroller may issue a certificate of registration to a retail service station dealer who markets motor fuel through:
(1) a retail service station that, before it is altered, enlarged, or structurally modified, lacks an enclosed work area; or
(2) a retail service station that is altered, enlarged, or structurally modified if the owner and retail service station dealer agree to the elimination of an enclosed work area.

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Added by Acts 1992, c. 4, § 2. Amended by Acts 1992, c. 592; Acts 1996, c. 472, § 1, eff. June 1, 1996; Acts 1996, c. 560, § 1, eff. June 1, 1996; Acts 2000, c. 521, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2000. Amended by Acts 2004, c. 380, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2004; Acts 2009, c. 61, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2009; Acts 2009, c. 62, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2009.
Formerly Art. 56, § 157F.
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 10-304, MD BUS REG § 10-304
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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