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§ 14-907. Failure to register for work

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic Safety

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Title 14. Emergency Management (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 9. Compulsory Work During State of War (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Safety, § 14-907
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 89, § 5
§ 14-907. Failure to register for work
Prohibited act
(a) An individual may not fail to register under this subtitle.
(b) An individual who violates subsection (a) of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $50.
Duty of law enforcement officers
(c) After the Governor issues a proclamation under this subtitle, the county sheriffs, the police department of Baltimore City, and any other officer of the State, a county, or municipal corporation charged with enforcing the law shall:
(1) seek diligently the names and addresses of able-bodied individuals within their respective jurisdictions who are between 18 and 50 years old, inclusive, and not regularly or continuously employed or engaged in a lawful and useful occupation and who have failed to register under this subtitle; and
(2) obtain criminal summonses or warrants from a District Court commissioner for the arrest of individuals described in item (1) of this subsection.
Duty of District Court
(d) The District Court shall send the name of each individual convicted of failing to register and the information specified in subsection (c)(1) of this section to the clerk of the circuit court of the county in which the individual resides.
Duty of circuit court clerks
(e) The circuit court clerks shall register each individual convicted of failing to register under this subtitle and report the registration to the Governor in accordance with § 14-903 of this subtitle.
Assignment to work by Governor
(f) The Governor shall assign each individual registered under subsection (e) of this section to work as provided in § 14-904 of this subtitle.


Added by Acts 2003, c. 5, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2003.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 14-907, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 14-907
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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