2010 Maryland Code
BUSINESS REGULATION
TITLE 9A - HEATING, VENTILATION, AIR-CONDITIONING, AND REFRIGERATION CONTRACTORS
Subtitle 5 - Violations; Penalties
Section 506 - Local licenses.

§ 9A-506. Local licenses.
 

(a)  Local licenses.- Any subdivision of the State which required a local license to provide heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, or refrigeration services on or before January 1, 1990 may continue to require a local license for services performed within that subdivision. 

(b)  Discrimination prohibited.-  

(1) A subdivision of the State which requires a local license to provide heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, or refrigeration services may not discriminate against applicants who are not residents of the subdivision. 

(2) A subdivision of the State which requires a local license to provide heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, or refrigeration services shall issue a local license to any individual licensed by the Board on receipt from the individual of any application and fee required by the subdivision of the State. 

(3) A subdivision of the State may not require an applicant for a local license to provide heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, or refrigeration services to take an examination if the applicant is licensed by the Board. 

(c)  Discontinuation of local license requirement.- In the event that any subdivision which requires a local license discontinues that requirement after the effective date of this Act, that subdivision may not thereafter adopt a license requirement. 

(d)  State license required.- A State license is required to provide heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, or refrigeration services anywhere within the State, whether or not the individual holds a local license. 
 

[1992, ch. 649; 1997, ch. 566.] 
 

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