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§ 3-306. License by reciprocity

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and Professions

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 3. Architects (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licenses (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 3-306
§ 3-306. License by reciprocity
In general
(a) Subject to the provisions of this section, the Board may issue a license by reciprocity to practice architecture in the State to an individual who:
(1) is licensed to practice architecture in another state or country; or
(2) is certified by the Council under subsection (c) of this section.
Conditions for license by reciprocity
(b) The Board may issue a license by reciprocity under this section for an applicant who is licensed to practice architecture in another state or country only if the applicant:
(1) is of good character and reputation;
(2) pays to the Board:
(i) a nonrefundable application fee set by the Board; and
(ii) a license fee set by the Board; and
(3) provides adequate evidence that:
(i) the applicant became licensed in the other state or country after meeting, in that or any other state or country, requirements that were at least equivalent to those then required by the laws of this State; or
(ii) at the time of application for a license by reciprocity under this section, the applicant meets the requirements currently required by the laws of this State.
Applicants certified by Council
(c) The Board may issue a license by reciprocity under this section for an applicant who is certified by the Council only if:
(1) the applicant:
(i) is of good character and reputation; and
(ii) pays to the Board:
1. a nonrefundable application fee set by the Board; and
2. a license fee set by the Board; and
(2) the Board receives from the Council a certified copy of its certificate for the applicant that certifies that the applicant is licensed to practice architecture in another state or country.
Licensure in other state or country
(d) An architect who is granted a license by reciprocity by the Board may not be required to maintain licensure in any other state or country as a condition of maintaining the license granted by the Board.

Credits

Added by Acts 1989, c. 3, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1994, c. 13, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1994; Acts 1999, c. 25, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999; Acts 2003, c. 227, § 2, eff. June 1, 2003.
Formerly Art. 56, §§ 466, 468, 472.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 3-306, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 3-306
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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