2018 Maryland Code
Criminal Law
Title 3 - Other Crimes Against the Person
Subtitle 7 - Extortion and Other Threats
§ 3-707. Coercing or intimidating another to contribute or donate

  • (a) Effect of section. -- This section does not prohibit picketing in connection with a labor dispute, as defined in ยง 4-301 of the Labor and Employment Article.

  • (b) Prohibited. -- A person or group may not engage in an act or conduct solely to coerce or intimidate another person to contribute or donate any money, goods, materials, or services to a social, economic, or political association or organization.

  • (c) Penalty. --

    • (1) 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 $ 100 or both.

    • (2) Each day on which a violation of this section occurs is a separate violation.

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