A. In accordance with Public Safety Article, §5-117.1(h), Annotated Code of Maryland, the Secretary shall issue a Handgun Qualification License or provide a written denial of the application within 30 days after receiving a properly completed application.
B. A properly completed application satisfies all the requirements prescribed by the Secretary.
C. A written denial provided by the Secretary shall contain the reasons the application was denied and a statement of the applicant’s appeal rights.
D. In accordance with Public Safety Article, §5-117.1(h)(2), Annotated Code of Maryland, an individual whose fingerprints have been submitted to the Central Repository, and whose application has been denied, may request that the record of the fingerprints be expunged by obliteration.