2017 Maryland Code
Criminal Law
Title 10 - Crimes Against Public Health, Conduct, and Sensibilities
Subtitle 7 - Maryland Uniform Flag Law
§ 10-704. Mutilation

  • (a) Prohibited. -- A person may not intentionally mutilate, deface, destroy, burn, trample, or use a flag:
    • (1) in a manner intended to incite or produce an imminent breach of the peace; and
    • (2) under circumstances likely to incite or produce an imminent breach of the peace.
  • (b) Penalty. -- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine not exceeding $ 1,000 or both.
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