Have you registered your hives with the Maryland Department of Agriculture? Maryland Law requires everyone who keeps bees to register their colonies within 30 days of first obtaining a honey bee colony and then annually thereafter.
Apiary Registration - Remember to register your bees – registration is free.
Maryland Department of Agriculture:
Cybil Preston, State Apiarist: 410-562-3464 (phone or text message) or email firstname.lastname@example.org