2010 Maryland Code
CRIMINAL LAW
TITLE 3 - OTHER CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON
Subtitle 3 - Sexual Crimes
Section 3-317 - Rape and sexual offense - Charging document.

§ 3-317. Rape and sexual offense - Charging document.
 

(a)  Content.- An indictment, information, or warrant for a crime under §§ 3-303 through 3-312 or § 3-314 of this subtitle is sufficient if it substantially states: 
 

"(name of defendant) on (date) in (county) committed a rape or sexual offense on (name of victim) in violation of (section violated) against the peace, government, and dignity of the State.". 

(b)  Bill of particulars.- In a case in which the general form of indictment, information, or warrant described in subsection (a) of this section is used, the defendant is entitled to a bill of particulars specifically setting forth the allegations against the defendant. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 461C; 2002, ch. 26, §§ 2, 12; ch. 266, § 1; ch. 278, § 1.] 

 

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