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§ 22-415. Actions prohibited relating to odometers

West's Annotated Code of MarylandTransportationEffective: October 1, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Transportation
Title 22. Vehicle Laws--Equipment of Vehicles (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Other Equipment (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2017
MD Code, Transportation, § 22-415
§ 22-415. Actions prohibited relating to odometers
Prohibited acts
(a) It is unlawful for any person to:
(1) Advertise for sale, sell, use or install or cause to be installed any device which causes an odometer to register any mileage other than the true mileage driven;
(2) Tamper with, damage, interfere with, disconnect, reset, or alter or cause to be disconnected, reset, or altered the odometer of any motor vehicle with intent to change the number of miles indicated;
(3) Operate a motor vehicle, with intent to defraud, knowing the odometer is disconnected or nonfunctional; or
(4) With intent to defraud, offer for sale or sell any vehicle in which the odometer has been changed or altered to misrepresent the actual accumulated mileage.
Fines and penalties
(b) A person convicted of a violation of this section is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or a fine not exceeding $500 or both.

Credits

Added by Acts 1977, c. 14, § 2, eff. July 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1986, c. 506; Acts 2017, c. 55, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017.
Formerly Art. 66 ½, § 12-415.

Editors' Notes

LEGISLATIVE NOTES
Revisor's Note (Acts 2017, c. 55):
Subsection (b) of this section is new language derived without substantive change from former § 27-101(d)(3) of this article.
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
2017 Legislation
Acts 2017, c. 55, § 1, designated the existing text as (a), and added (b).
MD Code, Transportation, § 22-415, MD TRANS § 22-415
Current through legislation effective July 1, 2019, from the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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