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§ 12.5-204. Submission of fingerprints to Central Repository

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness RegulationEffective: October 1, 2009

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Title 12.5. Locksmiths (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2009
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 12.5-204
§ 12.5-204. Submission of fingerprints to Central Repository
(a) In this section, “Central Repository” means the Criminal Justice Information System Central Repository of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.
(b)(1) The owner of a business that is an applicant for a license under § 12.5-202 of this subtitle and an individual whose name is required to be submitted to the Secretary under § 12.5-203 of this subtitle shall apply to the Central Repository for a national and State criminal history records check on a form approved by the Director of the Central Repository.
(2) As a part of an application to the Central Repository for a national and State criminal history records check, the owner of a business that is an applicant and an individual whose name is required to be submitted to the Secretary under § 12.5-203 of this subtitle shall submit to the Central Repository:
(i) two complete sets of legible fingerprints taken on forms approved by the Director of the Central Repository and the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation;
(ii) the fee authorized under § 10-221(b)(7) of the Criminal Procedure Article for access to the State criminal history records; and
(iii) the mandatory processing fee required by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a national criminal history records check.
(c) A licensee or applicant may pay for the costs borne by the employee or other individual requiring a criminal history records check under subsection (b) of this section.
(d) The Central Repository shall provide to the Secretary:
(1) the national and State criminal history records of each individual requiring a criminal history records check under subsection (b) of this section and issue a printed statement listing any convictions and pleas of guilty or nolo contendere to any criminal charge;
(2) an update of the initial criminal history records check for an individual requiring a criminal history records check and issue a revised printed statement listing any convictions and pleas of guilty or nolo contendere to any criminal charge occurring in the State after the date of the initial criminal history records check; and
(3) an acknowledged receipt of the application for a criminal history records check by an individual requiring a criminal history records check.
(e)(1) Information obtained by the Secretary from the Central Repository under this section:
(i) is confidential;
(ii) may not be redisseminated; and
(iii) may be used only for the license purpose authorized by this title.
(2) Paragraph (1) of this subsection does not preclude the Secretary from notifying a licensee or an applicant of the approval or disqualification of the employee for employment based on information obtained by the Secretary under this section.
(f) The subject of a criminal history records check under this section may contest the contents of the printed statement issued by the Central Repository as provided in § 10-223 of the Criminal Procedure Article.
(g) The Secretary shall verify periodically the continued employment or licensure of individuals requiring criminal history records checks in accordance with regulations adopted by the Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

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Added by Acts 2009, c. 551, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2009; Acts 2009, c. 552, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2009.
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 12.5-204, MD BUS REG § 12.5-204
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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