Home Table of Contents

§ 5-903. Criminal penalties

West's Annotated Code of MarylandGeneral ProvisionsEffective: July 1, 2015

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Maryland Public Ethics Law (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 9. Enforcement (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2015
MD Code, General Provisions, § 5-903
Formerly cited as MD CODE, SG, § 15-903
§ 5-903. Criminal penalties
In general
(a) Except as provided in § 5-716 of this title, a person that knowingly and willfully violates Subtitle 7 of this title is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $10,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or both.
Officers and partners
(b) If the person is not an individual, each officer or partner who knowingly authorizes or participates in a violation of Subtitle 7 of this title is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to the penalty specified in subsection (a) of this section.
Distribution of fines
(c) A fine assessed under this section shall be distributed to the Fair Campaign Financing Fund established under § 15-103 of the Election Law Article.

Credits

Added by Acts 2014, c. 94, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2014. Amended by Acts 2015, c. 312, § 1, eff. July 1, 2015.
MD Code, General Provisions, § 5-903, MD GEN PROVIS § 5-903
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
End of Document