2010 Maryland Code
TITLE 13 - CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT
Subtitle 3 - Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices
Section 13-308 - Electrical consumer products.
§ 13-308. Electrical consumer products.
(a) Symbol of testing laboratory required.- A person may not sell or distribute an electrical consumer product which is intended ultimately for the personal use of a consumer in or around a permanent or temporary household or residence, unless the product is clearly labeled, marked, or stamped with the symbol of an electrical testing laboratory which is certified by the State Fire Marshal to test products to determine that they are safe for use.
(1) The Attorney General and the State Fire Marshal shall each enforce this section under the enforcement powers provided in this title and in the Public Safety Article.
(2) The fire department of Baltimore City shall report to the Division any violation of this section which it finds.
(c) Penalty.- Any person who knowingly and willfully violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine of not more than $5,000.
[An. Code 1957, art. 83, § 21J; 1975, ch. 49, § 3; 2003, ch. 17.]
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