2019 Maryland Code
Criminal Law
Title 10 - Crimes Against Public Health, Conduct, and Sensibilities
Subtitle 7 - Maryland Uniform Flag Law
§ 10-704. Mutilation

    (a)    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)    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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