2010 Maryland Code
CRIMINAL LAW
TITLE 8 - FRAUD AND RELATED CRIMES
Subtitle 3 - Identity Fraud
Section 8-303 - Government identification document.

§ 8-303. Government identification document.
 

(a)  "Government identification document" defined.- In this section, "government identification document" means one of the following documents issued by the United States government or any state or local government: 

(1) a passport; 

(2) an immigration visa; 

(3) an alien registration card; 

(4) an employment authorization card; 

(5) a birth certificate; 

(6) a Social Security card; 

(7) a military identification; 

(8) an adoption decree; 

(9) a marriage license; 

(10) a driver's license; or 

(11) a photo identification card. 

(b)  Prohibited.- A person may not, with fraudulent intent: 

(1) possess a fictitious or fraudulently altered government identification document; 

(2) display, cause, or allow to be displayed a fictitious or fraudulently altered government identification document; 

(3) lend a government identification document to another or knowingly allow the use of the person's government identification document by another; or 

(4) display or represent as the person's own a government identification document not issued to the person. 

(c)  Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or a fine not exceeding $500 or both. 
 

[2004, ch. 288.] 
 

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