Maryland Public Safety Section 14-1001
(a)   In this section, "structure" means:
(1)   a church, chapel, or convent;
(2)   a dwelling;
(3)   a building used or designed as a place to transact business or store property;
(4)   a barn, stable, or other outbuilding; or
(5)   a ship, shipyard, or lumberyard.
(b)   Subject to § 14-1002 of this subtitle, if a structure or personal property is stolen, damaged, or destroyed in a riot, the injured party may recover actual damages sustained in a civil action against the county or municipal corporation of the State in which the riot occurred.