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§ 7-107. Bad checks--Prosecution as theft

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Theft and Related Crimes
Subtitle 1. Crimes Involving Theft
Part I. Theft
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 7-107
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 344
§ 7-107. Bad checks--Prosecution as theft
Scope of section
(a) A person who obtains property or a service by a bad check under the circumstances described in Title 8, Subtitle 1 of this article may not be prosecuted for theft under this part unless that person:
(1) makes a false representation that there are sufficient funds in the drawee bank to cover the check; and
(2) commits deception as provided under § 7-104(b) or (e) of this part.
(b) If a person is prosecuted for theft under this section, the presumptions of § 8-104 of this article apply to the same extent as if the person were prosecuted under § 7-104 of this part.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, § 344.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 7-107, MD CRIM LAW § 7-107
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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