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§ 26-103. Alcohol possession or consumption on school premises prohibited

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducationEffective: April 11, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division IV. Other Education Provisions [Titles 21-End] (Refs & Annos)
Title 26. Prohibitions and Penalties (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. School Security (Refs & Annos)
Effective: April 11, 2023
MD Code, Education, § 26-103
§ 26-103. Alcohol possession or consumption on school premises prohibited
In general
(a)(1) Unless locally approved by the county board of education, a person may not drink or possess any alcoholic beverage on the premises of any public school.
(2) A person who drinks or possesses any alcoholic beverage and causes a public disturbance at any elementary or secondary school athletic contest may not refuse to comply with a request by a law enforcement officer to stop drinking and causing the public disturbance. If the person complies with the first request, he may not be charged under this section.
Citations issued for violations
(b)(1) Any person under 18 years of age who violates the provisions of this section shall be issued a citation and be subject to the dispositions for a violation under Title 3, Subtitle 8A of the Courts Article.
(2) Any person 18 years old or older violating the provisions of this section shall be issued a citation and be subject to § 10-119 of the Criminal Law Article.

Credits

Added by Acts 1978, c. 22, § 2, eff. July 1, 1978. Amended by Acts 1982, c. 844; Acts 1994, c. 483, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1994; Acts 1995, c. 3, § 1, eff. March 7, 1995; Acts 2001, c. 415, § 6, eff. Oct. 1, 2001; Acts 2002, c. 213, § 6, eff. Oct. 1, 2002; Acts 2023, c. 49, § 2, eff. April 11, 2023.
Formerly Art. 27, §§ 122B, 123.
MD Code, Education, § 26-103, MD EDUC § 26-103
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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