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§ 20-702. Injury reports involving moving vessels

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--General

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 20. Miscellaneous Health Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Injury Reports (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health - General, § 20-702
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 336
§ 20-702. Injury reports involving moving vessels
Moving vessel defined
(a) In this section, “moving vessel” means a vessel as defined in § 8-701 of the Natural Resources Article that:
(1) Is in the water; and
(2) Is not anchored or tied to a fixed object.
Injury reports required
(b)(1) 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 accident involving a moving vessel, or the individual in charge of a hospital that treats the injured individual, shall notify the county sheriff, the county police, the Department of State Police, or the Natural Resources Police of the injury as soon as practicable.
(2) A police department notified of an accident involving a moving vessel promptly shall advise the Department of Natural Resources.
(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 under subsection (b)(1) of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $25.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 4, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, § 336.
MD Code, Health - General, § 20-702, MD HEALTH GEN § 20-702
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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