2014 Maryland Code
Title 3 - Other Crimes Against the Person
Subtitle 8 - Stalking and Harassment
§ 3-806. Misuse of laser pointer
(a) "Laser pointer" defined. -- In this section, "laser pointer" means a device that emits light amplified by the stimulated emission of radiation that is visible to the human eye.
(b) Scope of section. -- This section may not be construed to apply to the use of a laser pointer:
(1) for educational purposes by individuals engaged in an organized meeting or training class; or
(2) during the normal course of work or trade activities.
(c) Prohibited. -- A person may not knowingly use a laser pointer to illuminate another in a public place in a manner that harasses or endangers the other.
(d) Penalty. -- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $ 500.
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