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§ 8-102. Rules of construction

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Fraud and Related Crimes
Subtitle 1. Bad Checks
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 8-102
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 140
§ 8-102. Rules of construction
Insufficient funds
(a) For purposes of this subtitle, a drawer has insufficient funds with a drawee to cover a check when the drawer has with the drawee:
(1) no account;
(2) only a closed account;
(3) no funds; or
(4) funds in an amount that is less than the amount needed to cover the check.
Insufficient funds--No account
(b) A check dishonored for “no account” has been dishonored for “insufficient funds”.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, § 140.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 8-102, MD CRIM LAW § 8-102
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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