2020 Maryland Statutes
Criminal Law
Title 6 - Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 1 - Arson and Burning
Section 6-101 - Definitions

    (a)    In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

    (b)    (1)    “Dwelling” means a structure any part of which has been adapted for overnight accommodation of an individual, regardless of whether an individual is actually present.

        (2)    “Dwelling” includes a kitchen, shop, barn, stable, or outbuilding that is a parcel to, belongs to, or adjoins the dwelling.

    (c)    “Maliciously” means acting with intent to harm a person or property.

    (d)    (1)    “Structure” means a building or other construction, a vehicle, or watercraft.

        (2)    “Structure” includes a:

            (i)    barn, stable, pier, wharf, and any facility attached to a pier or wharf;

            (ii)    tent, public building, or public bridge; and

            (iii)    railroad car.

    (e)    “Willfully” means acting intentionally, knowingly, and purposely.

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