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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Md. PUBLIC SAFETY Code Ann. 12-835

Summary Title

License Reciprocity: Elevator Mechanic

Summary

An out-of-state licensed elevator mechanic can request an emergency elevator mechanic license when an emergency exists and the number of licensed elevator mechanics in the State is insufficient. This license is valid for up to 30 days.

Full Title

Emergency elevator mechanic license

Full Text

(a) Response during emergency. -- A licensed elevator contractor shall respond as necessary to ensure public safety if: (1) an emergency exists in the State because of disaster, act of God, or work stoppage; and (2) the number of licensed elevator mechanics in the State is insufficient to cope with the emergency. (b) Certified individuals to seek license. -- Within 5 business days after beginning work that requires an elevator mechanic license, an individual certified by a licensed elevator contractor to have an acceptable combination of documented experience and education to perform elevator work without direct and immediate supervision shall seek an emergency elevator mechanic license from the Board. (c) Proof of competency. -- The licensed elevator contractor shall provide proof of competency as the Board may require for an individual certified by the licensed elevator contractor under subsection (b) of this section. (d) Issuance of licenses. -- The Board shall issue emergency elevator mechanic licenses. (e) Scope of license. -- An emergency elevator mechanic license entitles the licensee to the rights and privileges of an elevator mechanic license issued under Part III of this subtitle. (f) Term of license. -- An emergency elevator mechanic license is valid for 30 days for particular elevator units or geographical areas as the Board designates. (g) Renewal of license. -- The Board shall renew an emergency elevator mechanic license during the existence of an emergency. (h) Fee. -- The Board may not charge a fee for the issuance or renewal of an emergency elevator mechanic license.