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§ 13-901. Unlawful wearing of uniform

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic Safety

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Title 13. Militia (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 9. Prohibited Acts (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Safety, § 13-901
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 96 1/2, § 42
§ 13-901. Unlawful wearing of uniform
Scope of section
(a) This section does not apply to the wearing of:
(1) shoes, socks, shirts, ties, or scarfs; or
(2) trousers, overalls, overcoats, raincoats, field jackets, or headgear from which the service buttons, insignia, and other distinctive markings have been removed.
Prohibited
(b) Without authority under the laws of the United States or this State, a person may not wear a uniform or distinctive part of a uniform or an item similar to a uniform or a distinctive part of a uniform of:
(1) the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard; or
(2) the National Guard of this State, another state, or the United States;
(3) the Maryland Defense Force; or
(4) an auxiliary of any of the military units listed in this subsection.
Penalty
(c) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 60 days or a fine of not less than $100 and not exceeding $500 or both.

Credits

Added by Acts 2003, c. 5, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2003.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 13-901, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 13-901
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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