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§ 17-1404. Application

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness RegulationEffective: October 1, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Title 17. Miscellaneous State Business Licenses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 14. Promoters of Outdoor Musical Festivals (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2013
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 17-1404
§ 17-1404. Application
(a) An applicant for a promoter license shall:
(1) pay to the clerk a license fee of $500; and
(2) get a health permit from the health officer.
(b) An applicant for a health permit shall:
(1) post a bond in accordance with § 17-1405 of this subtitle;
(2) establish adequate health facilities and sanitation in accordance with any regulations adopted by the Maryland Department of Health to govern outdoor musical festivals; and
(3) show that the applicant has obtained approval of the local law enforcement unit.
(c)(1) Approval of a local law enforcement unit under subsection (b)(3) of this section shall be based on the applicant's ability to provide:
(i) adequate security for the safety of spectators and their property;
(ii) adequate arrangements for the orderly flow of traffic to, at, and from the outdoor musical festival; and
(iii) adequate security for those persons who might reasonably be affected by the outdoor musical festival and for their property.
(2) Paragraph (1)(iii) of this subsection does not apply in St. Mary's County.


Added by Acts 1992, c. 4, § 2. Amended by Acts 1995, c. 3, § 2, eff. March 7, 1995. Amended by Acts 2013, c. 100, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013; Acts 2017, c. 62, § 6.
Formerly Art. 56, §§ 159A, 159B, 159C.
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 17-1404, MD BUS REG § 17-1404
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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