Maryland Criminal Law Section 8-303

Article - Criminal Law

§ 8-303.

      (a)      In this section, "government identification document" means one of the following documents issued by the United States government or any state or local government:

            (1)      a passport;

            (2)      an immigration visa;

            (3)      an alien registration card;

            (4)      an employment authorization card;

            (5)      a birth certificate;

            (6)      a Social Security card;

            (7)      a military identification;

            (8)      an adoption decree;

            (9)      a marriage license;

            (10)      a driver's license; or

            (11)      a photo identification card.

      (b)      A person may not, with fraudulent intent:

            (1)      possess a fictitious or fraudulently altered government identification document;

            (2)      display, cause, or allow to be displayed a fictitious or fraudulently altered government identification document;

            (3)      lend a government identification document to another or knowingly allow the use of the person's government identification document by another; or

            (4)      display or represent as the person's own a government identification document not issued to the person.

      (c)      A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or a fine not exceeding $500 or both.