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§ 13-506. Use outside of this State

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic SafetyEffective: October 1, 2009

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Title 13. Militia (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Maryland Defense Force (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2009
MD Code, Public Safety, § 13-506
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 65, § 68
§ 13-506. Use outside of this State
In general
(a)(1) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this section, the Maryland Defense Force may not be required to serve outside the State.
(2) This section does not apply to any instance in which the Maryland Defense Force as part of the organized militia of the State is ordered into service of the United States by the President pursuant to the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Request of Governor of another state
(b)(1) On request of the governor of another state, the Governor of this State may order the Maryland Defense Force to serve outside the State to assist the military or other public safety forces of the requesting state.
(2) The Governor of this State may recall the Maryland Defense Force from the other state.
Fresh pursuit
(c) If fresh pursuit is authorized by law of another state, any organization, unit, or detachment of the Maryland Defense Force, on the order of the commanding officer of the organization, unit, or detachment, may continue in fresh pursuit of insurrectionists, saboteurs, or enemies outside of this State into the other state until:
(1) the insurrectionists, saboteurs, or enemies are apprehended; or
(2) the military or law enforcement forces of the other state or forces of the United States have had a reasonable opportunity to pursue or apprehend the insurrectionists, saboteurs, or enemies.
Surrender of captured persons
(d)(1) An organization, unit, or detachment of the Maryland Defense Force shall surrender without unnecessary delay an individual apprehended in another state to the military or law enforcement force of:
(i) the state of apprehension; or
(ii) the United States.
(2) The surrender of an individual apprehended under paragraph (1) of this subsection to the military or law enforcement forces of another state is not a waiver by this State of the right to extradite or prosecute the individual for a crime committed in this State.


Added by Acts 2003, c. 5, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2009, c. 735, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2009.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 13-506, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 13-506
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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