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§ 15-315. Reinstatement of license after expiration

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and Professions

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 15. Professional Land Surveyors (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licenses (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 15-315
§ 15-315. Reinstatement of license after expiration
Within two years of expiration
(a) The Board shall reinstate the license of an individual who, for any reason, has failed to renew the license if the individual:
(1) applies to the Board for reinstatement within 2 years after the license expires;
(2) meets the renewal requirements of § 15-314 of this subtitle; and
(3) except as otherwise provided in subsection (d) of this section, pays to the Board a reinstatement fee set by the Board.
After two years of expiration
(b)(1) If an individual has failed to renew a license to practice land surveying for any reason and then applies to the Board for reinstatement more than 2 years after the license has expired, the Board:
(i) may require the individual to reapply for a license in the same manner as an applicant applies for an original license under this subtitle; or
(ii) subject to paragraph (2) of this subsection, may reinstate the license.
(2) The Board may reinstate a license under paragraph (1) of this subsection only if the individual:
(i) meets the renewal requirements of § 15-314 of this subtitle;
(ii) if required by the Board, states reasons why reinstatement should be granted; and
(iii) except as otherwise provided in subsection (d) of this section, pays to the Board a reinstatement fee set by the Board.
Grounds for reinstatement
(c)(1) If an individual has failed to renew a license to practice property line surveying for any reason and then applies to the Board for reinstatement more than 2 years after the license has expired, the Board, subject to paragraph (2) of this subsection, may reinstate the license.
(2) The Board may reinstate a license under paragraph (1) of this subsection only if the individual:
(i) meets the renewal requirements of § 15-314 of this subtitle;
(ii) if required by the Board, states reasons why reinstatement should be granted; and
(iii) except as otherwise provided in subsection (d) of this section, pays to the Board a reinstatement fee set by the Board.
Waiver of reinstatement fee
(d) The Board may waive a reinstatement fee for a licensee who provides evidence satisfactory to the Board that the licensee did not practice land surveying or property line surveying, as appropriate, during the time the license lapsed.

Credits

Added by Acts 1989, c. 3, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1989, c. 312, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1989; Acts 1996, c. 400, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1996; Acts 2003, c. 227, § 2, eff. June 1, 2003.
Formerly Art. 56, §§ 334, 336.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 15-315, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 15-315
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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