Article - Business Occupations and Professions
(a) By regulation, the Secretary shall stagger the terms of the licenses.
(b) Unless a license is renewed for a 3-year term as provided in this section, the license expires on the date the Secretary sets.
(c) At least 1 month before a license expires, the Secretary shall mail or electronically transmit to the licensee:
(1) a renewal application form; and
(2) a notice that states:
(i) the date on which the current license expires;
(ii) that the Secretary must receive the renewal application and the statements required under § 19–309 of this subtitle, at least 15 days before the license expiration date, for the renewal to be issued and mailed before the license expires;
(iii) the amount of the renewal fee;
(iv) that, if the statements required under § 19–309 of this subtitle are not received at least 15 days before the license expiration date, a fee of $10 per day shall be charged against the licensee until the statements are received; and
(v) that the submission of a false statement in the renewal application or in the annual statements is cause for revocation of the license.
(d) A licensee periodically may renew the license for an additional 3-year term, if the licensee:
(1) otherwise is entitled to be licensed;
(2) pays to the Secretary:
(i) a renewal fee of:
1. $200, if the licensee is an individual; or
2. $400, if the licensee is a firm;
(ii) payment for the cost of a fingerprint card record check by the Federal Bureau of Investigation; and
(iii) any late fee required under § 19-309 of this subtitle; and
(3) submits to the Secretary:
(i) a renewal application on the form that the Secretary provides;
(ii) a complete set of the applicant’s legible fingerprints taken on federal fingerprint cards;
(iii) the statements required under § 19-309 of this subtitle and any other documentation that may be required by the Secretary to renew the agency license under this subtitle; and
(iv) two photographs of the applicant in a format approved by the Secretary.
(e) The Secretary shall renew the license of each licensee who meets the requirements of this section.