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§ 6-202. Burglary in the first degree or home invasion

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal LawEffective: October 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 6. Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 2. Burglary and Related Crimes
Effective: October 1, 2014
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 6-202
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 29
§ 6-202. Burglary in the first degree or home invasion
Intent to commit theft
(a) A person may not break and enter the dwelling of another with the intent to commit theft.
Intent to commit crime of violence
(b) A person may not break and enter the dwelling of another with the intent to commit a crime of violence.
Burglary in the first degree
(c) A person who violates subsection (a) of this section is guilty of the felony of burglary in the first degree and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 20 years.
Felony of home invasion
(d) A person who violates subsection (b) of this section is guilty of the felony of home invasion and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 25 years.

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Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002. Amended by Acts 2014, c. 218, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2014; Acts 2014, c. 238, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2014.
Formerly Art. 27, § 29.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 6-202, MD CRIM LAW § 6-202
Current through all legislation from the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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