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Maryland Code, Business Occupations and Professions § 3-309

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(a) Unless a license is renewed for a 2-year term as provided in this section, the license expires on the first June 30 that comes:

(1) after the effective date of the license;  and

(2) in an even-numbered year.

(b)(1) At least 1 month before a license expires, the Board shall mail or electronically transmit to the licensee:

(i) a renewal application form;  and

(ii) a notice that states:

1. the date on which the current license expires;  and

2. the amount of the license fee.

(2) If an electronic transmission under paragraph (1) of this subsection is returned to the Board as undeliverable, the Board shall mail to the licensee, at the last known address of the licensee, the materials required under paragraph (1) of this subsection within 10 business days of the date the Board received the notice that the electronic transmission was undeliverable.

(c) Before a license expires, the licensee periodically may renew it for an additional 2-year term, if the licensee:

(1) otherwise is entitled to be licensed;

(2) pays to the Board a license fee set by the Board;

(3) submits to the Board a renewal application on the form that the Board provides;  and

(4) upon request by the Board, submits to the Board the original certificate of completion or transcript of completed courses verifying the licensee has complied with the continuing professional competency requirement under § 3-309.1 of this subtitle.

(d) The Board shall renew the license of each licensee who meets the requirements of this section.

(e) An architect has a grace period of 30 days after the architect's license expires in which to renew it retroactively, if the architect:

(1) otherwise is entitled to have the license renewed;

(2) pays to the Board the license fee set by the Board;  and

(3) meets the continuing education requirement for renewal of a license under § 3-309.1 of this subtitle.

(f) The Secretary may determine that licenses issued under this subtitle shall expire on a staggered basis.

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