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§ 5-607. Penalties--Certain crimes

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal LawEffective: January 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Controlled Dangerous Substances, Prescriptions, and Other Substances (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Crimes Involving Controlled Dangerous Substances and Paraphernalia (Refs & Annos)
Part I. Primary Crimes
Effective: January 1, 2023
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 5-607
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 286
§ 5-607. Penalties--Certain crimes
In general
(a)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection and §§ 5-608 and 5-609 of this subtitle, a person who violates a provision of §§ 5-602 through 5-606 of this subtitle is guilty of a felony and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or a fine not exceeding $15,000 or both.
(2) A person who violates § 5-602(b)(1) or § 5-603(b) of this subtitle is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 3 years or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both.
Drug treatment programs
(b) A person convicted under this section is not prohibited from participating in a drug treatment program under § 8-507 of the Health--General Article because of the length of the sentence.

Credits

Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002. Amended by Acts 2006, c. 327, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2006; Acts 2015, c. 490, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2015; Acts 2016, c. 515, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2017; Acts 2022, c. 26, § 5, eff. Jan. 1, 2023.
Formerly Art. 27, § 286.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 5-607, MD CRIM LAW § 5-607
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.
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