2010 Maryland Code
Subtitle 3 - Hate Crimes
Section 10-305 - Damage to associated building.

§ 10-305. Damage to associated building.

A person may not deface, damage, or destroy, attempt to deface, damage, or destroy, burn or attempt to burn an object on, or damage the real or personal property connected to a building that is publicly or privately owned, leased, or used, including a cemetery, library, meeting hall, recreation center, or school: 

(1) because a person or group of a particular race, color, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin, or because a person or group that is homeless, has contacts or is associated with the building; or 

(2) if there is evidence that exhibits animosity against a person or group, because of the race, color, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin of that person or group or because that person or group is homeless. 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 470A(a)(1), (2), (b)(3)(ii), (4)(ii); 2002, ch. 26, § 2; 2005, chs. 482, 571; 2009, chs. 201, 402.]   

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