2010 Maryland Code
TITLE 10 - CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC HEALTH, CONDUCT, AND SENSIBILITIES
Subtitle 3 - Hate Crimes
Section 10-304 - Harassment; destruction of property.
§ 10-304. Harassment; destruction of property.
Because of another's race, color, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin, or because another is homeless, a person may not:
(1) (i) commit a crime or attempt to commit a crime against that person;
(ii) damage the real or personal property of that person;
(iii) deface, damage, or destroy, or attempt to deface, damage, or destroy the real or personal property of that person; or
(iv) burn or attempt to burn an object on the real or personal property of that person; or
(2) commit a violation of item (1) of this section that:
(i) except as provided in item (ii) of this item, involves a separate crime that is a felony; or
(ii) results in the death of the victim.
[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 470A(b)(3)(i), (4)(i); 2002, ch. 26, § 2; 2005, chs. 482, 571; 2006, ch. 44; 2009, chs. 201, 402.]
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