2010 Maryland Code
PUBLIC SAFETY
TITLE 5 - FIREARMS
Subtitle 1 - Regulated Firearms
Section 5-107 - Application for dealer's license.

§ 5-107. Application for dealer's license.
 

(a)  In general.-  

(1) An applicant for a dealer's license shall: 

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

(ii) pay to the Secretary an application fee of $50, payable to the Comptroller. 

(2) A refund or proration of the application fee is prohibited. 

(b)  Required information.- An application for a dealer's license shall contain: 

(1) the applicant's name, address, Social Security number, place and date of birth, height, weight, race, eye and hair color, and signature; 

(2) a clear and recognizable photograph of the applicant, unless the photograph has been submitted with a prior year's application; 

(3) a set of the applicant's fingerprints, unless the fingerprints have been submitted with a prior year's application; and 

(4) a statement by the applicant that the applicant: 

(i) is a citizen of the United States; 

(ii) is at least 21 years old; 

(iii) has never been convicted of a disqualifying crime; 

(iv) has never been convicted of a violation classified as a common law crime and received a term of imprisonment of more than 2 years; 

(v) is not a fugitive from justice; 

(vi) is not a habitual drunkard; 

(vii) is not addicted to a controlled dangerous substance or is not a habitual user; and 

(viii) has never spent more than 30 consecutive days in a medical institution for treatment of a mental disorder, unless a physician's certificate issued within 30 days before the date of application is attached to the application, certifying that the applicant is capable of possessing a regulated firearm without undue danger to the applicant or to another. 

(c)  Required warning.- Each application for a dealer's license shall contain the following statement: "Any false information supplied or statement made in this application is a crime which may be punished by imprisonment for a period of not more than 3 years, or a fine of not more than $5,000 or both.". 

(d)  Application of corporation.- If an applicant is a corporation, a corporate officer who is a resident of the State shall complete and execute the application. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 443(b)(2), (3), (d), (e); 2003, ch. 5, § 2.]   

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