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§ 20-701. Injury reports requirements

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--General

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health--General
Title 20. Miscellaneous Health Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Injury Reports (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health - General, § 20-701
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 336
§ 20-701. Injury reports requirements
Application of section
(a) This section applies only in:
(1) Allegany County;
(2) Anne Arundel County;
(3) Charles County;
(4) Harford County;
(5) Kent County;
(6) Montgomery County;
(7) Prince George's County;
(8) Somerset County;
(9) Talbot County; and
(10) Wicomico County.
Injury reports required
(b) A physician, pharmacist, dentist, or nurse who treats an individual for an injury that was caused or shows evidence of having been caused by an automobile accident or a lethal weapon, or the individual in charge of a hospital that treats the injured individual, shall notify the county sheriff, the county police, or the Department of State Police of the injury as soon as practicable.
Contents
(c) A report of injury shall include:
(1) The injured individual's name and address, if known;
(2) A description of the injury; and
(3) Any other facts concerning the matter that might assist in detecting crime.
Fines and penalties
(d) An individual who fails to make a report required by this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $25.

Credits

Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 4, eff. Oct. 1, 2002. Amended by Acts 2006, c. 237, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2006.
Formerly Art. 27, § 336.
MD Code, Health - General, § 20-701, MD HEALTH GEN § 20-701
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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