2018 Maryland Code
Title 6 - Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 1 - Arson and Burning
§ 6-103. Arson in the second degree
(a) Prohibited. -- A person may not willfully and maliciously set fire to or burn a structure that belongs to the person or to another.
(b) Penalty. -- A person who violates this section is guilty of the felony of arson in the second degree and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 20 years or a fine not exceeding $ 30,000 or both.
(c) Prohibited defense. -- It is not a defense to a prosecution under this section that the person owns the property.