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§ 6-505. Striking railroad vehicle with object

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal LawEffective: October 1, 2010

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 6. Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 5. Crimes Involving Railroads
Effective: October 1, 2010
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 6-505
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 458
§ 6-505. Striking railroad vehicle with object
Railroad defined
(a) In this section, “railroad” has the meaning stated in § 1-101 of the Public Utilities Article.
(b) A person may not willfully and maliciously strike a railroad vehicle on a railroad or on an electric railway in the State by:
(1) shooting or throwing an object at the railroad vehicle; or
(2) causing an object to fall on the railroad vehicle.
(c) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or a fine not exceeding $1,000 or both.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002. Amended by Acts 2010, c. 52, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010.
Formerly Art. 27, § 458.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 6-505, MD CRIM LAW § 6-505
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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