2019 Maryland Code
Criminal Law
Title 14 - General Sentencing Provisions
Subtitle 1 - Sentencing
§ 14-104. Crime of violence against pregnant person.

    (a)    A person may not commit a crime of violence, as defined in § 14–101 of this title, against another person when the person knows or believes that the other person is pregnant.

    (b)    A person who violates this section is guilty of a felony and, in addition to any other penalty imposed for the underlying crime of violence, on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 10 years.

    (c)    A sentence imposed under this section may be imposed separate from and consecutive to or concurrent with a sentence for any crime based on the act establishing the violation of this section.

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