2019 Maryland Code
Title 1 - Definitions; General Provisions; Enforcement
Subtitle 2 - General Provisions
§ 1-203. Consideration of violations; renewal of licenses or permits; verification of payment of taxes and unemployment insurance contributions.
(a) When deciding whether to issue a license or permit under this article or to impose a condition on the issuance of a license or permit, the Department may consider whether the applicant has violated any provision of this article or any regulation adopted under this article.
(b) (1) A license or permit is considered renewed for purposes of this subsection if the license or permit is issued by a unit of State government to a person for the period immediately following a period for which the person previously possessed the same or a substantially similar license.
(2) Before any license or permit may be renewed under this article, the issuing authority shall verify through the office of the Comptroller that the applicant has paid all undisputed taxes and unemployment insurance contributions payable to the Comptroller or the Secretary of Labor or that the applicant has provided for payment in a manner satisfactory to the unit responsible for collection.