2020 Maryland Statutes
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 10 - Evidence
Subtitle 3 - Motor Vehicle Laws
Section 10-312 - Admissibility of Test Results in Prosecution for Diesel Emissions Standard Violation

    (a)    Subject to subsection (b) of this section, in a prosecution for a diesel emissions standard violation under Title 23, Subtitle 4 of the Transportation Article, emissions test results from emissions test equipment as described in § 23-402 of the Transportation Article are admissible at trial in any court with jurisdiction over the proceeding in the State.

    (b)    If at the time of testing, a diesel vehicle fails to meet the emissions standard established under Title 23, Subtitle 4 of the Transportation Article, the failure to meet the established emissions standard shall be prima facie evidence that the operator of the diesel vehicle violated the provisions of Title 23, Subtitle 4 of the Transportation Article.

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