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§ 13-707. Fines and penalties

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and Professions

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 13. Private Detectives (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Prohibited Acts; Penalties (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 13-707
§ 13-707. Fines and penalties
In general
(a) A person who violates any provision of this title is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or both.
Maximum fines
(b) The fines assessed under §§ 13-313 and 13-409 of this title may not exceed $5,000 per violation, or a maximum aggregate of $10,000 for a 2-year license term, and shall be paid to the Secretary within 10 days after final adjudication of any hearing or upon the waiver of any hearing.
Fine of individual or agency
(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of §§ 13-313 and 13-409 of this title, the Secretary may fine either the licensed agency or the individual working on behalf of the licensed agency, but not both, for the same violation.


Added by Acts 1989, c. 3, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 2001, c. 649, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2001.
Formerly Art. 56, § 605.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 13-707, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 13-707
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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