Maine Revised Statutes

§16410. Filing fees

1. Fees established by administrator.  The administrator shall establish by rule fees in accordance with the following:
A. A fee not to exceed $500 for an application for licensing as a broker-dealer and renewal of licensing as a broker-dealer. If the filing results in a denial or withdrawal, the administrator shall retain the fee; [2005, c. 65, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).]
B. A fee not to exceed $200 for an application for licensing as an agent and renewal of licensing as an agent. If the filing results in a denial or withdrawal, the administrator shall retain the fee; [2005, c. 65, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).]
C. A fee not to exceed $500 for an application for licensing as an investment adviser and renewal of licensing as an investment adviser. If the filing results in a denial or withdrawal, the administrator shall retain the fee; [2005, c. 65, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).]
D. A fee not to exceed $200 for an application for licensing as an investment adviser representative and renewal of licensing as an investment adviser representative. If the filing results in a denial or withdrawal, the administrator shall retain the fee; [2005, c. 65, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).]
E. An amount not to exceed $500 for an initial fee and annual notice fee for a federal covered investment adviser required to file a notice under section 16405. If the filing results in a withdrawal, the administrator shall retain the fee; and [2005, c. 65, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).]
F. An amount not to exceed $200 for an initial fee and annual renewal fee for each branch office in this State. If the filing results in a withdrawal, the administrator shall retain the fee. For purposes of this paragraph, "branch office" means any office of a broker-dealer or investment adviser located in this State, other than the principal place of business of the broker-dealer or investment adviser. Only one branch office fee is due if an office is a branch office of both a broker-dealer and an investment adviser affiliated by direct or indirect common control. [RR 2009, c. 2, §91 (COR).]
[ RR 2009, c. 2, §91 (COR) .]
2. Payment.  A person required to pay a filing or notice fee under this section may transmit the fee through or to a designee as a rule or order provides under this chapter.
[ 2005, c. 65, Pt. A, §2 (NEW) .]
3. Active duty renewal fee waiver.  The administrator may waive the renewal fee under subsection 1, paragraph B or D for a licensed agent or investment adviser representative who is a member of the National Guard or the Reserves of the United States Armed Forces under an order to active duty for a period of more than 30 days.
[ 2005, c. 65, Pt. A, §2 (NEW) .]
4. Rulemaking.  Rules adopted pursuant to this section are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
[ 2005, c. 65, Pt. A, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2005, c. 65, §A2 (NEW). RR 2009, c. 2, §91 (COR).

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