Maryland Public Safety Section 14-1001

Article - Public Safety

§ 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.