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§ 5.5-122. Prohibited acts; criminal penalties

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and Employment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 5.5. Railroad Safety and Health (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 5.5-122
§ 5.5-122. Prohibited acts; criminal penalties
Violation of regulations on sanitary conditions
(a) A person who violates any regulation adopted by the Commissioner under § 5.5-109 of this title is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction for each offense is subject to a fine not exceeding the lesser of the penalty provided by the regulation or $100.
Violations causing death
(b) If a railroad company willfully violates any provision of this title or any order, regulation, or health and safety standard adopted under this title, and the violation caused death to an individual, on conviction the railroad company is subject to:
(1) for a first offense, a fine not exceeding $25,000; or
(2) for a subsequent offense, a fine not exceeding $50,000.
False statements
(c)(1) A person may not knowingly make a false certification, false representation, or false statement in an application, plan, record, report, or other document that is filed or required to be kept under this title.
(2) A person who violates paragraph (1) of this subsection is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $5,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or both.
Advance notice of inspections
(d)(1) Unless the Commissioner or an authorized representative of the Commissioner authorizes advance notice of an inspection, a person may not give advance notice of an inspection to be conducted under this title.
(2) A person who violates paragraph (1) of this subsection is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or both.

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Added by Acts 1998, c. 8, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 1998.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 5.5-122, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 5.5-122
Current through legislation effective through May 8, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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