2010 Maryland Code
CRIMINAL LAW
TITLE 6 - CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY
Subtitle 4 - Trespass
Section 6-405 - Use of an off-road vehicle on public property.

§ 6-405. Use of an off-road vehicle on public property.
 

(a)  "Political subdivision" defined.- In this section, "political subdivision" includes a: 

(1) county; 

(2) municipal corporation; 

(3) bicounty or multicounty agency; 

(4) county board of education; 

(5) public authority; or 

(6) special taxing district. 

(b)  Scope of section.- This section does not apply to: 

(1) a vessel; 

(2) a military, fire, or law enforcement vehicle; 

(3) a farm-type tractor, other agricultural equipment used for agricultural purposes, or construction equipment used for agricultural purposes or earth moving; 

(4) earth-moving or construction equipment used for those purposes; or 

(5) a lawn mower, snowblower, garden or lawn tractor, or golf cart while being used for its designed purpose. 

(c)  Prohibited.- Except as otherwise allowed by law, a person may not use an off-road vehicle on property known by the person to be owned or leased by the State or a political subdivision. 

(d)  Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 90 days or a fine not exceeding $500 or both. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, §§ 576(c)(2), 577(a)(4), (b); 2002, ch. 26, § 2; 2003, ch. 21, § 1.]   

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