Maryland Criminal Law Section 3-322

Article - Criminal Law

§ 3-322.

      (a)      A person may not:

            (1)      take the sexual organ of another or of an animal in the person's mouth;

            (2)      place the person's sexual organ in the mouth of another or of an animal; or

            (3)      commit another unnatural or perverted sexual practice with another or with an animal.

      (b)      A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 10 years or a fine not exceeding $1,000 or both.

      (c)      A person who violates this section is subject to § 5-106(b) of the Courts Article.

      (d)      An indictment for a violation of this section:

            (1)      is sufficient if it states that the defendant committed an unnatural and perverted sexual practice with a person or animal as applicable; but

            (2)      need not state the particular:

                  (i)      unnatural or perverted sexual practice with which the defendant is charged; or

                  (ii)      manner in which the defendant committed the unnatural or perverted sexual practice.