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§ 5-309. Term and renewal of permit

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic SafetyEffective: October 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Firearms (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Handgun Permits (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2023
MD Code, Public Safety, § 5-309
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 36E
§ 5-309. Term and renewal of permit
Term of permit
(a) Except as provided in subsection (d) of this section, a permit expires on the last day of the holder's birth month following 2 years after the date the permit is issued.
Renewal of permit
(b) Subject to subsection (c) of this section, a permit may be renewed for successive periods of 3 years each if, at the time of an application for renewal, the applicant possesses the qualifications for the issuance of a permit and pays the renewal fee stated in this subtitle.
Fingerprint requirement
(c) A person who applies for a renewal of a permit is not required to be fingerprinted unless the Secretary requires a set of the person's fingerprints to resolve a question of the person's identity.
Alternative expiration date
(d) The Secretary may establish an alternative expiration date for a permit to coincide with the expiration of a license, certification, or commission for:
(1) a private detective under Title 13 of the Business Occupations and Professions Article;
(2) a security guard under Title 19 of the Business Occupations and Professions Article; or
(3) a special police officer under § 3-306 of this article.

Credits

Added by Acts 2003, c. 5, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2016, c. 618, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2016; Acts 2017, c. 190, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017; Acts 2017, c. 191, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017; Acts 2023, c. 651, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2023.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 5-309, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 5-309
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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