08.02.08.02

.02 Buying Station.

A. Definitions.

(1) Notwithstanding Natural Resources Article, §4-1007, Annotated Code of Maryland, in this subtitle, the following term has the meaning indicated.

(2) Term Defined. "Buying station” means a location where a person buys, processes, packs, or otherwise deals in oysters or clams for resale where the person purchasing oysters or clams for resale:

(a) Possesses a valid seafood dealer authorization in accordance with Natural Resources Article, §4-701, Annotated Code of Maryland; and

(b) Is licensed and certified by the Maryland Department of Health in accordance with COMAR 10.15.07.

B. A person may only sell oysters or clams at a:

(1) Buying station; or

(2) Location other than a buying station if:

(a) The person selling the oysters or clams is:

(i) Licensed and authorized to sell the person’s own catch in accordance with Natural Resources Article, §4-701, Annotated Code of Maryland; and

(ii) Licensed and certified by the Maryland Department of Health in accordance with COMAR 10.15.07; and

(b) The oysters or clams are sold or served to ultimate consumers, and not for resale.