2010 Maryland Code
Subtitle 3 - Licenses
Section 7-302 - Applications for licenses; renewals.

§ 7-302. Applications for licenses; renewals.

(a)  In general.-  

(1) An applicant for a license shall: 

(i) submit to the Board an application on the form that the Board provides; and 

(ii) pay to the Board: 

1. an application fee in the amount set by the Board; and 

2. an investigation fee in the amount set by the Board. 

(2) The fees authorized under this subsection may not exceed a total of $900 for a 2-year term. 

(b)  Oath required.- An application shall be made under oath. 

(c)  Separate application and fee for each place of business.- If an applicant wishes to do business as a collection agency at more than 1 place, the applicant shall submit a separate application and pay a separate application fee for each place. 

(d)  Fee nonrefundable.- An application fee is nonrefundable. 

(e)  Renewal of licenses.- Before a license expires, the licensee periodically may renew the license for additional 2-year terms, if the licensee: 

(1) otherwise is entitled to be licensed; 

(2) pays to the Board a renewal fee in an amount, not exceeding $900, set by the Board; 

(3) submits to the Board a renewal application on a form required by the Board; and 

(4) files with the Board a bond or bond continuation certificate as required under § 7-304 of this subtitle. 

[An. Code 1957, art. 56, §§ 326, 327; 1992, ch. 4, § 2; ch. 142; 1996, ch. 58; 1997, ch. 22; 2010, ch. 149.] 

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