Read the Facts

  • Our State Board of Certified Interior Designers provides certification and regulation under the provisions of Business Occupations and Professions Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, Title 8 and the Code of Maryland Regulations 09.18. Certification in Maryland is a “Title” Act.
  • Only a certificate holder may use the title “Certified Interior Designer “or “CID”, sign and seal plans, specifications, drawings, reports, or any other interior design documents that are required to be signed and sealed under Business Occupations and Professions Article, §8-403, Annotated Code of Maryland.
  • Pursuant to Maryland law, each board or commission is subject to ‘sunset review” periodically. During the 2014 Session of the Maryland General Assembly, it was determined to continue the law governing the Title act for certification of interior designers until 2024, when it will once again be subject to sunset review.

Meet the Lobbyist


BARBARA MARX BROCATO

Lobbyist

Barbara is the Founder and President of Barbara Marx Brocato & Associates (est. 1990). Born and raised in Annapolis, she has spent the majority of her professional life working in Annapolis both in the public and private sector.


DAN SHATTUCK

Lobbyist

Dan has worked within the legislative and policy arena since 1998, and has been with Barbara Marx Brocato & Associates since 2000. Dan represents clients before legislative committees, administrative agencies, health occupation boards, task forces, work groups, and coalitions.


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