09.08.07 - Home Improvement Commission - Final Regulations
FINAL ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 46, ISSUE 3,
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION
Subtitle 11 HOME IMPROVEMENT COMMISSION
Authority: Business Regulation Article, §§2-106.11, 2-106.12, 8-207, 8-209, 8-210, 8-213, 8-302, 8-303, 8-308, and 8-308.1, Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Final Action
On December 6, 2018, the Home Improvement Commission adopted new Regulations .01 and .02 under a new chapter, COMAR 09.08.07 Fees. This action, which was proposed for adoption in 45:20 Md. R. 923 — 924 (September 28, 2018), has been adopted as proposed.
Effective Date: February 11, 2019.
Home Improvement Commission
This chapter is intended to carry out the provisions of Business Regulation Article, §§2-106.11, 2-106.12, 8-207, 8-209, 8-210, 8-213, 8-302, 8-303, 8-308, and 8-308.1, Annotated Code of Maryland. In particular, it is intended to set various fees in order to cover the actual documented direct and indirect costs of fulfilling the statutory and regulatory duties of the Home Improvement Commission.
.02 Schedule of Fees.
A. Pursuant to Business Regulation Article, §8-213, Annotated Code of Maryland, the Commission shall set fees to produce funds to approximate the cost of maintaining the Commission. Fees charged by the Commission are as follows:
(1) License application fees:
(a) Contractor — $250 for each place of business of the contractor;
(b) Salesperson — $100; and
(c) Application processing fee — $20;
(2) License renewal fees:
(a) Contractor — $250 for each place of business of the contractor; and
(b) Salesperson — $100;
(3) Inactive status fees:
(a) Inactive status application fee — $50;
(b) Renewal fees while license is in inactive status:
(i) Contractor — $112.50; and
(ii) Salesperson — $37.50; and
(c) Reactivation of inactive license reissuance fee — $10;
(4) Certification of license status fee — $1; and
(5) Document copy fee — $1 per page.
B. Examination Fee. An applicant for an examination or reexamination shall pay an examination or reexamination fee directly to the testing service chosen by the Commission to develop or administer the examination, as such fees are established by the testing service selected by the Commission.