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§ 18-3A-03. Registration application

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and ProfessionsEffective: July 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 18. Security Systems Technicians (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3a. Registration (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2019
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 18-3A-03
§ 18-3A-03. Registration application
Form and contents of application, fee
(a) An applicant for registration shall:
(1) submit to the Secretary an application on the form that the Secretary provides;
(2) submit the documents required by this section; and
(3) pay to the Secretary:
(i) an application fee that is the higher of $15 or an amount the Secretary determines based on actual processing costs; and
(ii) the cost of any background checks.
Caution against making false statements
(b) The application form provided by the Secretary shall contain a statement advising the applicant that willfully making a false statement on an application is a misdemeanor, subject to a fine or imprisonment or both, as provided under § 18-504 of this title.
Submission of fingerprints
(c) An applicant for registration shall submit with the application a set of legible fingerprints of the applicant on forms approved by the Criminal Justice Information System Central Repository and the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Waiver of requirements
(d) The Secretary may waive the requirements of this section and register an applicant who:
(1) provides adequate evidence that the applicant:
(i) is licensed in another state to engage in the business of providing security systems services or registered in another state as a security systems technician or other individual who has access to circumventional information; and
(ii) became licensed or registered in the other state:
1. after meeting qualifications that are at least equivalent to those required in this State; and
2. after submitting to a State and national criminal records check; and
(2) pays to the Secretary a processing fee that is the higher of $15 or an amount the Secretary determines based on actual processing costs.
Cooperative education programs
(e) A minor in an apprenticeship program approved by the Maryland Department of Labor or a cooperative education program established under § 18-3A-02 of this subtitle is not required to meet the criminal background check and fingerprint requirements of this section.


Added by Acts 1997, c. 520, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 1998, c. 21, § 1, eff. April 14, 1998; Acts 1999, c. 387, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999; Acts 2002, c. 262, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2002; Acts 2019, c. 8, § 5.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 18-3A-03, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 18-3A-03
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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