TITLE 19. SECURITY GUARD CERTIFICATION

BUSINESS OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS
TITLE 19. SECURITY GUARD AGENCIES AND SECURITY GUARD CERTIFICATION
SUBTITLE 4. CERTIFICATION OF SECURITY GUARDS
Md. BUSINESS OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS Code Ann. § 19-401 (2013)

§ 19-401. Certification
(a) Certification generally required. — Except as provided under subsection (b) of this section, a
licensed security guard agency may provide an individual for hire as a security guard only if the
individual is certified by the Secretary as a security guard.
(b) Exceptions. — A licensed security guard agency may provide an uncertified individual for hire as a
security guard if:
(1) the security guard agency has submitted to the Secretary the application of the individual for
certification as a security guard, fingerprint cards, and records fee as required under § 19-402(b) of this
subtitle; and
(2) the Secretary has not disapproved the application; or
(3) the individual has obtained and currently possesses certification by the Maryland Police and
Corrections Training Commission as a police officer.
HISTORY: 1996, ch. 602, § 2

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