2019 Maryland Code
Criminal Law
Title 6 - Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 1 - Arson and Burning
§ 6-103. Arson in the second degree

    (a)    A person may not willfully and maliciously set fire to or burn a structure that belongs to the person or to another.

    (b)    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)    It is not a defense to a prosecution under this section that the person owns the property.

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