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§ 5-304. Application for permit

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic SafetyEffective: October 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Firearms (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Handgun Permits (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2019
MD Code, Public Safety, § 5-304
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 36E
§ 5-304. Application for permit
(a) An application for a permit shall be made under oath.
Fees--In general
(b)(1) Subject to subsections (c) and (d) of this section, the Secretary may charge a nonrefundable fee payable when an application is filed for a permit.
(2) The fee may not exceed:
(i) $75 for an initial application;
(ii) $50 for a renewal or subsequent application; and
(iii) $10 for a duplicate or modified permit.
(3) The fees under this subsection are in addition to the fees authorized under § 5-305 of this subtitle.
(c) The Secretary may reduce the fee under subsection (b) of this section accordingly for a permit that is granted for one day only and at one place only.
(d) The Secretary may not charge a fee under subsection (b) of this section to:
(1) a State, county, or municipal public safety employee who is required to carry, wear, or transport a handgun as a condition of governmental employment; or
(2) a retired law enforcement officer of the State or a county or municipal corporation of the State.
Fees--Method of payment
(e) The applicant shall pay a fee under this section by an electronic check, a credit card, or a method of online payment approved by the Secretary.


Added by Acts 2003, c. 5, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2019, c. 43, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2019; Acts 2019, c. 44, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2019.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 5-304, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 5-304
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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