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§ 9-1A-16. Foreign licenses; waivers

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: June 1, 2010

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 9. Miscellaneous Executive Agencies (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1a. Video Lottery Terminals (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 1, 2010
MD Code, State Government, § 9-1A-16
§ 9-1A-16. Foreign licenses; waivers
In general
(a) For all licenses required under this subtitle other than a video lottery operation license, if an applicant or licensee holds a valid license in another state and the Commission determines that the licensing standards of the other state are comprehensive, thorough, and provide similar adequate safeguards to those provided in this subtitle, the Commission may:
(1) waive some or all of the requirements of this subtitle; and
(2) issue a license to a person having a similar license in another state.
Commission to act in public interest
(b)(1) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, on the request of an applicant, the Commission may grant an exemption or waiver of a licensing requirement or grounds for denial of a license if the Commission determines that the requirement or grounds for denial of a license as applied to the applicant are not necessary in order to protect the public interest or accomplish the policies established by this subtitle.
(2) On granting to an applicant an exemption or waiver of a licensing requirement or grounds for denial of a license, or at any time after a waiver or exemption has been granted, the Commission may:
(i) limit or place restrictions on the exemption or waiver as the Commission considers necessary in the public interest; and
(ii) require the person that is granted the exemption or waiver to cooperate with the Commission and to provide the Commission with any additional information required by the Commission as a condition of the waiver or exemption.
Video lottery operations
(c) The Commission may not waive any of the requirements of this subtitle related to a video lottery operation license.


Added by Acts 2007, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1, eff. Nov. 25, 2008. Amended by Acts 2010, c. 624, § 1, eff. June 1, 2010.
MD Code, State Government, § 9-1A-16, MD STATE GOVT § 9-1A-16
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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