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West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 3. Other Crimes Against the Person
Subtitle 2. Assault, Reckless Endangerment, and Related Crimes
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 3-212
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 388B
§ 3-212. Life-threatening injury by motor vehicle or vessel while under the influence of alcohol and related crimes--Charging documents
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(a) An indictment, information, or other charging document for a crime described in § 3-211 of this subtitle is sufficient if it substantially states:
(1) “(name of defendant) on (date) in (county) caused a life-threatening injury to (name of victim) while under the influence of alcohol, in violation of § 3-211(c)(1)(i) of the Criminal Law Article against the peace, government, and dignity of the State.”;
(2) “(name of defendant) on (date) in (county) caused a life-threatening injury to (name of victim) while under the influence of alcohol per se, in violation of § 3-211(c)(1)(ii) of the Criminal Law Article against the peace, government, and dignity of the State.”;
(3) “(name of defendant) on (date) in (county) caused a life-threatening injury to (name of victim) while impaired by alcohol, in violation of § 3-211(d) of the Criminal Law Article against the peace, government, and dignity of the State.”;
(4) “(name of defendant) on (date) in (county) caused a life-threatening injury to (name of victim) while impaired by drugs, in violation of § 3-211(e) of the Criminal Law Article against the peace, government, and dignity of the State.”; or
(5) “(name of defendant) on (date) in (county) caused a life-threatening injury to (name of victim) while impaired by a controlled dangerous substance, in violation of § 3-211(f) of the Criminal Law Article against the peace, government, and dignity of the State.”.
Manner or means of injury
(b) An indictment, information, or other charging document for a crime described in § 3-211 of this subtitle need not set forth the manner or means of the life-threatening injury.

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Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 44, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2002; Acts 2003, c. 21, § 1, eff. April 8, 2003.
Formerly Art. 27, § 388B.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 3-212, MD CRIM LAW § 3-212
Current through legislation effective through May 16, 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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