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02.07.01.00.htm 02.07.01.00. Title 02 OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL Subtitle 07 TOBACCO PRODUCT REGULATIONS Chapter 01 Nonparticipating Manufacturer Quarterly Escrow and Certification Obligations Authority: Business Regulation Article, §16-506(e) Annotated Code of Maryland
02.07.01.01.htm 02.07.01.01. 01 Purpose.. This chapter is intended to promote nonparticipating manufacturer compliance with the Escrow Act and Business Regulation Article, §16-503, Annotated Code of Maryland.
02.07.01.02.htm 02.07.01.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Brand family" has the meaning stated in Business Regulation Article, §16-501(b) Annotated Code of Maryland.2) "Cigarette" has the meaning stated in Business Regulation Article, §16-501(c) Annotated Code of Maryland.3) "Escrow Act" means Ch. 169, Acts of 1999, as amended by Ch. 141, Acts of 2001.. 4) "Nonparticipating manufacturer" has the meaning stated in Business Regul
02.07.01.03.htm 02.07.01.03. 03 Quarterly Escrow Payments.. A. A nonparticipating manufacturer shall make the escrow payments required by the Escrow Act in quarterly installments during the year in which the sales covered by the payments are made, if the nonparticipating manufacturer has:1) Not previously established and funded a qualified escrow fund in Maryland;. 2) Not made any escrow payments for more than 1 year;. 3) Failed to make a timely or complete escrow payment for a prior calendar year;.
02.07.01.04.htm 02.07.01.04. 04 Quarterly Certifications.. A. A nonparticipating manufacturer that is required to make quarterly escrow payments under Regulation .03 of this chapter shall file a quarterly certification of compliance with the Attorney General. The nonparticipating manufacturer's certification shall be in the form and manner posted on the Attorney General's website and shall provide:1) The identity of the nonparticipating manufacturer reporting and the quarter being reported;.
02.07.01.05.htm 02.07.01.05. 05 Quarterly Periods; Deadlines.. A. For purposes of this chapter, the calendar year is divided into the following quarters:. 1) January 1 through March 31;. 2) April 1 through June 30;. 3) July 1 through September 1; and. 4) October 1 through December 31.. B. The nonparticipating manufacturer shall make its quarterly payments under Regulation .03 of this chapter not later than 30 days after the end of the calendar quarter for which the quarterly escrow payment is required.
02.07.01.06.htm 02.07.01.06. 06 Noncompliance.. A. If a nonparticipating manufacturer fails to make its required quarterly escrow payment or to provide a complete quarterly certification, the Attorney General may remove the nonparticipating manufacturer and its brand families from the directory of certified manufacturers.B. A nonparticipating manufacturer may seek review of the Attorney General's decision to remove a nonparticipating manufacturer or its brand families from the directory of cer
02.07.01.9999.htm 02.07.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―06 adopted as an emergency provision effective November 23, 2004 (31:25 Md. R. 1788) adopted permanently effective February 14, 2005 (32:3 Md. R. 288)
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