Maryland Code, Business Regulation § 6-307

(a) A person who has applied to register as an associate solicitor, professional solicitor, or fund-raising counsel may act as such unless and until the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County or other court of competent jurisdiction orders the applicant to stop.

(b) The Secretary of State has the burden of proof in any proceeding to restrain or enjoin a person from acting as an associate solicitor, professional solicitor, or fund-raising counsel.

(c) The Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County or other court of competent jurisdiction may order a person to stop acting as a fund-raising counsel, associate solicitor, or professional solicitor if the applicant:

(1) has not applied to register;

(2) has not applied to register in the appropriate category;

(3) has not met the registration requirements of the category for which the person has applied;  or

(4) has otherwise violated the Maryland Charitable Solicitations Act.


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