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§ 20-306. Expiration and renewal of license

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness RegulationEffective: October 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Title 20. Automated Purchasing Machines (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2014
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 20-306
§ 20-306. Expiration and renewal of license
Expiration date
(a) Unless a license is renewed for a 2-year term as provided in this section, the license expires on the first April 30 that comes:
(1) after the effective date of the license; and
(2) in an even-numbered year.
Expiration notice
(b) At least 1 month before a license expires, the Secretary shall mail to the licensee, at the last known address of the licensee:
(1) a renewal application form; and
(2) a notice that states:
(i) the date on which the current license expires;
(ii) the date by which the Secretary must receive the renewal application for the renewal to be issued and mailed before the license expires; and
(iii) the amount of the renewal fee.
Grounds for renewal
(c) Before a license expires, the licensee periodically may renew it for an additional 2-year term if the licensee:
(1) submits to the Secretary a renewal application on the form that the Secretary provides;
(2) signs the renewal application under oath;
(3) updates the information submitted in the original application and states that the information is current;
(4) except as provided in subsection (d) of this section, agrees to comply with each requirement applicable to the original application;
(5) states that the licensee:
(i) has not violated this title;
(ii) has not been convicted of an offense specified in § 20-307 of this subtitle; and
(iii) has not had a similar license denied, suspended, or revoked in another jurisdiction;
(6) otherwise is entitled to be licensed; and
(7) pays to the Secretary a renewal fee of $265.
Criminal history records check
(d) The Secretary may require a licensee to submit a national and State criminal history records check with the renewal application.
Duty of Secretary to renew license
(e) The Secretary shall renew the license of each licensee who meets the requirements of this section.
License not transferable
(f) A license is not transferable and may be used only to benefit the licensee.
Change in place of business
(g)(1) A licensee may change the place of business for which a license is issued only if the licensee:
(i) submits to the Secretary an application to transfer the license to a new business location on a form that the Secretary provides; and
(ii) receives the written approval of the Secretary.
(2) Within 45 days after the application is filed with the Secretary, the Secretary shall approve or disapprove the application and notify the licensee of the approval or disapproval in writing.
(3) If the Secretary approves a proposed change of place of business, the licensee shall attach the written approval of the Secretary to the license until an amended license is received by the licensee.
Staggered expiration dates
(h) The Secretary may determine that licenses issued under this subtitle shall expire on a staggered basis.


Added by Acts 2014, c. 161, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2014.
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 20-306, MD BUS REG § 20-306
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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