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Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (DLLR) is a government agency in the U.S. state of Maryland. DLLR is overseen by Secretary Leonard J. Howie III. The agency is headquartered in Suite 401 at 500 North Calvert Street in Baltimore.[1]

DLLR oversees the following agencies:[2]

Division of Labor and Industry

  • Apprenticeship and Training
  • Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) [3]
  • Prevailing Wage
  • Safety Inspection
    • Amusement ride inspection
    • Boiler and pressure vessel safety inspection
    • Elevator safety inspection
    • Railroad safety and health

Office of Financial Regulation

  • Administration
  • Bank Supervision
  • Bank Corporate Activities
  • Enforcement and Complaints
  • Licensing - Nondepository Institutions
  • Mortgage Compliance - Nondepository Institutions
  • Policy - Nondepository Institutions

Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

  • State Board of Architects
  • State Athletic Commission
  • State Board of Barbers
  • Office of Cemetery Oversight
  • State Board of Cosmetologists
  • State Board of Master Electricians
  • State Board for Professional Engineers
  • State Board of Stationary Engineers
  • State Board of Foresters
  • State Board of Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors
  • Maryland Home Improvement Commission
  • State Board of Certified Interior Designers
  • State Board for Professional Land Surveyors
  • State Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects
  • State Board of Pilots
  • State Board of Plumbing
  • State Board of Public Accountancy
  • State Real Estate Commission
  • State Commission of Real Estate Appraisers and Home Inspectors
  • State Board of Individual Tax Preparers
  • Licensure of secondhand precious metal object dealers and pawnbrokers
  • Licensure of sports agents

Division of Racing

  • Maryland Racing Commission

Division of Unemployment Insurance

  • Benefits and Special Programs Section
  • Contributions
  • Policy and Planning Unit

Division of Workforce Development & Adult Learning

  • Workforce Development is responsible for overseeing the State’s workforce programs. Working in partnership with Local Workforce Investment Areas, services include matching job seekers with employers, providing training opportunities and reporting on the needs and demands of the labor market.
  • Adult Education and Literacy Services, which also includes Correctional Education provides resources to support adult instructional services and GED testing for individuals who are at least 16 years old and not enrolled in school. Programs are offered in all Maryland jurisdictions and provide classes for English language learners and adults who are interested in improving basic skills in reading, writing, and math, or who want to earn a high school diploma through the GED tests or the Maryland National External Diploma Program (NEDP). Successful completers of both GED and NEDP programs earn a Maryland High School Diploma. In addition, the Adult Education, Adult Correctional Education and GED testing programs from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) are now under Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR).

Past DLLR Secretaries

  • Frederick L. Dewberry, Secretary of Licensing and Regulation, 1984–86
  • William A. Fogle, Jr., Secretary of Licensing and Regulation, 1987–94
  • Frank W. Stegman, Secretary of Licensing and Regulation, 1995
  • Eugene A. Conti, Jr., Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, 1995–98
  • John P. O'Connor, Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, 1999-2003
  • James D. Fielder, Jr., Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, 2003–07
  • Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, 2007-2009
  • Alexander M. Sanchez, Secretary of Labor, Licensing & Regulation, 2009-12
  • Scott R. Jensen, Interim Secretary of Labor, Licensing & Regulation, 2012
  • Leonard J. Howie III, Secretary of Labor, Licensing & Regulation, 2012-present

References

  1. ^ "Welcome to the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation." Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. Retrieved on March 23, 2009.
  2. ^ Maryland Manual Online http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/20dllr/html/dllra.html
  3. ^ Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) - Division of Labor and Industry. Dllr.md.gov (2013-05-22). Retrieved on 2013-08-12.

External links

  • Official website
  • Biographies of former Secretaries
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