2021 Maryland Statutes
Criminal Law
Title 3 - Other Crimes Against the Person
Subtitle 3 - Sexual Crimes
Section 3-317 - Rape and Sexual Offense -- Charging Document

    (a)    An indictment, information, or warrant for a crime under § 3–303, § 3–304, §§ 3–307 through 3–310, or § 3–314 of this subtitle is sufficient if it substantially states:

    “(name of defendant) on (date) in (county) committed a rape or sexual offense on (name of victim) in violation of (section violated) against the peace, government, and dignity of the State.”.

    (b)    In a case in which the general form of indictment, information, or warrant described in subsection (a) of this section is used, the defendant is entitled to a bill of particulars specifically setting forth the allegations against the defendant.

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