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§ 3-215. Knowingly and willfully causing another to ingest bodily fluid

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, § 3-215
§ 3-215. Knowingly and willfully causing another to ingest bodily fluid
Definitions
(a) In this section, “bodily fluid” means seminal fluid, blood, urine, or feces.
Prohibited
(b) A person may not knowingly and willfully cause another to ingest bodily fluid:
(1) without consent; or
(2) by force or threat of force.
Penalty
(c) A person who violates subsection (b) of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 10 years or a fine not exceeding $2,500 or both.

Credits

Added by Acts 2004, c. 318, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2004.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 3-215, MD CRIM LAW § 3-215
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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