Maryland Family Law Section 10-119.3
(a)   (1)   In this section the following words have the meanings indicated.
(2)   "License" means any license, certificate, registration, permit, or other authorization that:
(i)   is issued by a licensing authority;
(ii)   is subject to suspension, revocation, forfeiture, or termination by a licensing authority; and
(iii)   is necessary for an individual to practice or engage in a particular business, occupation, or profession.
(3)   (i)   "Licensing authority" means a department, unit of a department, commission, board, or office of the State.
(ii)   "Licensing authority" includes:
1.   the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation;
2.   the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene;
3.   the Department of Human Resources;
4.   the Department of Transportation;
5.   the Department of the Environment;
6.   the Comptroller of the Treasury;
7.   the Department of Agriculture;
8.   the Maryland Insurance Administration;
9.   the Public Service Commission;
10.   the Secretary of State;
11.   the State Department of Education;
12.   the Department of Natural Resources;
13.   the Office of the Attorney General; and
14.   the clerks of the court that are authorized to issue a license or certificate for professional services or recreational uses.
(b)   A licensing authority shall:
(1)   require each applicant for a license to disclose the Social Security number of the applicant.
(2)   record the applicant's Social Security number on the application.
(c)   (1)   To carry out its responsibility under State and federal law, the Administration may request from a licensing authority information concerning any obligor in arrears in paying child support through a support enforcement agency.
(2)   A request for information by the Administration under paragraph (1) of this subsection:
(i)   shall contain:
1.   the full name of the obligor; and
2.   the Social Security number of the obligor; and
(ii)   may be transmitted to a licensing authority using an electronic format.
(3)   A request for information may not be made by the Administration to a licensing authority more frequently than four times in each calendar year except with respect to an obligor whom the Administration has reason to believe is licensed by, or has applied for a license from, the licensing authority.
(4)   In addition to requests for information under this subsection, the Administration may request a licensing authority to periodically share its licensing database with the Administration.
(d)   (1)   Upon receipt of a request for information under subsection (c) of this section, a licensing authority shall submit the following information to the Administration with respect to each obligor who is licensed by, or has applied for a license from, the licensing authority:
(i)   the full name of the obligor;
(ii)   the address of the obligor, if known;
(iii)   the Social Security number of the obligor, if known; and
(iv)   a description of the license held by the obligor.
(2)   The information may be transmitted to the Administration in an electronic format.
(3)   Except as otherwise provided by law, any record compiled under this subsection shall be made available only to a person who has a right to the record in an official capacity.
(e)   (1)   Subject to the provisions of subsection (f) of this section, the Administration may request a licensing authority to suspend or deny an individual's license if:
(i)   1.   the individual is in arrears amounting to more than 120 days under the most recent order; and
2.   A.   the Administration has accepted an assignment of support under Article 88A, § 50(b)(2) of the Code; or
B.   the recipient of support payments has filed an application for support enforcement services with the Administration; or
(ii)   the individual has failed to comply with a subpoena issued by the Administration under § 10-108.6 of this subtitle.
(2)   Upon notification by the Administration under this section, a licensing authority shall:
(i)   suspend an individual's license; or
(ii)   deny the license of an individual who is an applicant for a license from the licensing authority.
(f)   (1)   At least 30 days before requesting a licensing authority to suspend or deny a license, the Administration shall:
(i)   send written notice of the proposed action to the individual whose license is subject to suspension under this section, including notice of the individual's right to request an investigation; and
(ii)   give the individual a reasonable opportunity to contest the accuracy of the information.
(2)   (i)   Upon receipt of a request for investigation from an individual whose license is subject to suspension, the Administration shall conduct an investigation.
(ii)   Upon completion of the investigation, the Administration shall notify the individual of the result of the investigation and the individual's right to appeal to the Office of Administrative Hearings.
(3)   (i)   An appeal under this section shall be conducted in accordance with Title 10, Subtitle 2 of the State Government Article.
(ii)   An appeal shall be made in writing and shall be received by the Office of Administrative Hearings within 30 days after the notice to the individual whose license is subject to suspension of the results of the investigation.
(4)   If, after the investigation or appeal to the Office of Administrative Hearings, the Administration finds that it erred in making a decision, the Administration may not send a notification about an individual to a licensing authority.
(g)   The Administration may not send a notification about an individual to a licensing authority if:
(1)   with respect to an individual with a child support arrearage:
(i)   the Administration reaches an agreement with the individual regarding a scheduled payment of the child support arrearage or a court issues an order for a scheduled payment of the child support arrearage; and
(ii)   the individual is complying with the agreement or court order; or
(2)   with respect to an individual who failed to comply with a subpoena issued under § 10-108.5 of this subtitle, the individual has complied with the subpoena.
(h)   Prior to the suspension or denial of a license under subsection (e) of this section, a licensing authority shall send written notice of the proposed action to the individual whose license is subject to suspension or denial, including notice of the individual's right to contest the identity of the individual whose license or application is to be suspended or denied.
(i)   (1)   An individual may appeal a decision of a licensing authority to suspend or deny the individual's license in accordance with Title 10, Subtitle 2 of the State Government Article.
(2)   At a hearing under this subsection, the issue shall be limited to whether the Administration has mistaken the identity of the individual whose license has been suspended or denied.
(j)   The Administration shall notify the licensing authority to reinstate any license suspended or denied under this section within 10 days after the occurrence of any of the following events:
(1)   the Administration receives a court order to reinstate the suspended license; or
(2)   with respect to an individual with a child support arrearage, the individual has:
(i)   paid the support arrearage in full; or
(ii)   demonstrated good faith by paying the ordered amount of support for 4 consecutive months; or
(3)   with respect to an individual whose license was suspended or denied because of a failure to comply with a subpoena issued under § 10-108.5 of this subtitle, the individual has complied with the subpoena.
(k)   A licensing authority shall immediately reinstate any license suspended, or process an application for any license denied, under this section if:
(1)   notified by the Administration that the license should be reinstated; and
(2)   the individual otherwise qualifies for the license.