Ch. 594 1993 LAWS OF MARYLAND
(a) Every license issued under the provisions of this article shall be upon forms
prescribed by the Comptroller[,] OR board of license commissioners[, or the clerks of
the courts], as the case may be, shall be dated as of the date of issue and shall expire,
unless otherwise provided, on April 30 next after its issuance, except temporary licenses
and special licenses, which shall expire as otherwise provided.
(d) (1) [The Comptroller, and the clerk of the court for the city or county, or
the license issuing authority of the county as the case may be, shall be authorized to] A
LICENSE ISSUING AUTHORITY MAY issue such new licenses for the ensuing year as
hereinabove provided, at any time between April 15th and May 1st, of each and every
year, but all such licenses shall be dated May 1st.
(d-1) [In] THE Garrett County[, the clerk of the court of the county] LIQUOR
CONTROL BOARD may issue new licenses for the ensuing year as provided in this section
at any time between June 15 and July 1 of each and every year, but all licenses shall be
dated July 1. During the first calendar year, the [County Liquor Control] Board shall
prorate all class licenses for a period of 14 months. Thereafter, licenses shall be prorated
on a 12-month basis.
(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, whenever any license
issued under [the provisions of] this article has been lost[,]. or destroyed, the [official]
LICENSE ISSUING AUTHORITY issuing such a license shall have the power, upon
application under oath, and upon payment of a fee of Si, to issue another license, upon
which shall be endorsed the word "duplicate" in addition to all of the information which
appeared upon the original license.
(a) (1) Any holder of a license under [the provisions of] this article, including
a receiver or trustee for the benefit of creditors, may be permitted to transfer his place of
business to some other location or sell or assign the license and transfer his stock in trade
to another person, but only if application for the transfer or sale has been made; all retail
sales, amusement, admission, and withholding taxes have been paid to the Comptroller of
the Treasury of the State; a bulk transfer permit is obtained if the stock of alcoholic
beverages is to be transferred whether by sale, gift, inheritance, assignment, or otherwise,
and irrespective of whether or not consideration is paid; and the new location or assignee
is approved as in the case of an original application for such a license. Such transfer or
assignment when made shall be endorsed upon the license by the [official issuing the
same] LICENSE ISSUING AUTHORITY, upon payment of a fee of $20 in addition to the
costs of publication and notice, which shall be paid TO THE LOCAL COLLECTING AGENT
at the time of the filing of the application for the transfer or sale. This section shall
permit the transfer of location and the assignment of license in the same application.
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