2016 Maryland Code
Criminal Procedure
Title 10 - Criminal Records
Subtitle 3 - Shielding.
§ 10-301. Definitions

MD Crim Pro Code § 10-301 (2016) What's This?

(a) In general. -- In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

(b) Court record. -- "Court record" has the meaning stated in § 10-101 of this title.

(c) Criminal justice unit. -- "Criminal justice unit" has the meaning stated in § 10-201 of this title.

(d) Police record. -- "Police record" has the meaning stated in § 10-101 of this title.

(e) Shield. -- "Shield" means to render a court record and police record relating to a conviction of a crime inaccessible by members of the public.

(f) Shieldable conviction. -- "Shieldable conviction" means a conviction of one of the following crimes:

(1) disorderly conduct under § 10-201(c)(2) of the Criminal Law Article;

(2) disturbing the peace under § 10-201(c)(4) of the Criminal Law Article;

(3) failure to obey a reasonable and lawful order under § 10-201(c)(3) of the Criminal Law Article;

(4) malicious destruction of property in the lesser degree under § 6-301 of the Criminal Law Article;

(5) trespass on posted property under § 6-402 of the Criminal Law Article;

(6) possessing or administering a controlled dangerous substance under § 5-601 of the Criminal Law Article;

(7) possessing or administering a noncontrolled substance under § 5-618(a) of the Criminal Law Article;

(8) use of or possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia under § 5-619(c)(2) of the Criminal Law Article;

(9) driving without a license under § 16-101 of the Transportation Article;

(10) driving while privilege is canceled, suspended, refused, or revoked under § 16-303 of the Transportation Article;

(11) driving while uninsured under § 17-107 of the Transportation Article; or

(12) a prostitution offense under § 11-306(a)(1) of the Criminal Law Article if the conviction is for prostitution and not assignation.

(g) Unit. -- "Unit" means two or more convictions that arise from the same incident, transaction, or set of facts.

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