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§ 12-407. Expiration, renewal of pharmacy permit

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: April 9, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 12. Pharmacists and Pharmacies (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Pharmacy Permits (Refs & Annos)
Effective: April 9, 2013
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 12-407
§ 12-407. Expiration, renewal of pharmacy permit
Expiration date
(a) A pharmacy permit expires on the May 31 after its effective date, unless the pharmacy permit is renewed for a 2-year term as provided in this section.
Renewal notice
(b)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, on or before March 1 of the year the permit expires, the Board shall send to each pharmacy permit holder a renewal notice for each pharmacy permit by first-class mail to the last known address of the pharmacy permit holder.
(2) If requested by a pharmacy permit holder, the Board shall send to the pharmacy permit holder, at least two times within the month before a pharmacy permit expires, a renewal notice for each pharmacy permit by electronic means to the last known electronic address of the pharmacy permit holder.
(3) If a renewal notice sent by electronic means under paragraph (2) of this subsection is returned to the Board as undeliverable, the Board shall send to the pharmacy permit holder a renewal notice for each pharmacy permit by first-class mail to the last known address of the pharmacy permit holder.
(4) A renewal notice sent under this subsection shall state:
(i) The date on which the current pharmacy permit expires;
(ii) The date by which the renewal application must be received by the Board for the renewal to be issued and mailed before the pharmacy permit expires; and
(iii) The amount of the renewal fee.
Permit renewals
(c) Before the pharmacy permit expires, the pharmacy permit holder periodically may renew it for an additional 2-year term, if the pharmacy permit holder:
(1) Otherwise is entitled to the pharmacy permit;
(2) Pays to the Board a renewal fee set by the Board; and
(3) Submits a renewal application to the Board on the form that the Board provides.
Duty of Board to renew
(d) The Board shall renew the pharmacy permit of each pharmacy permit holder who meets the requirements of this section.
Applications
(e) If application for renewal is not made on or before May 1, the pharmacy permit shall expire on the last day of its term and the Board may not reinstate the pharmacy permit unless the applicant:
(1) Provides reason, sufficient to the Board, for the failure to file within the time required; and
(2) Pays, in addition to the renewal fee, a late fee set by the Board.

Credits

Added by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Amended by Acts 1982, c. 858, § 1, eff. July 1, 1982; Acts 1989, c. 562; Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990; Acts 2007, c. 378, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2007; Acts 2009, c. 532, § 1, eff. July 1, 2009; Acts 2009, c. 533, § 1, eff. July 1, 2009; Acts 2012, c. 658, § 1, eff. July 1, 2012; Acts 2013, c. 43, § 1, eff. April 9, 2013.
Formerly Art. 43, § 268.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 12-407, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 12-407
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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