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§ 5-206. Persons convicted of crimes of violence prohibited from possessing a rifle or shotgun

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic SafetyEffective: April 11, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Firearms (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Rifles and Shotguns (Refs & Annos)
Effective: April 11, 2023
MD Code, Public Safety, § 5-206
§ 5-206. Persons convicted of crimes of violence prohibited from possessing a rifle or shotgun
In general
(a) A person may not possess a rifle or shotgun if the person was previously convicted of:
(1) a crime of violence as defined in § 5-101 of this title;
(2) a violation of § 5-602, § 5-603, § 5-604, § 5-605, § 5-612, § 5-613, or § 5-614 of the Criminal Law Article; or
(3) an offense under the laws of another state or the United States that would constitute one of the crimes listed in item (1) or (2) of this subsection if committed in this State.
Felony violation
(b) A person who violates this section is guilty of a felony and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 15 years.
Separate crimes
(c) Each violation of this section is a separate crime.

Credits

Added by Acts 2011, c. 164, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2011; Acts 2011, c. 165, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2011. Amended by Acts 2012, c. 276, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2012; Acts 2012, c. 277, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2012; Acts 2013, c. 427, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013; Acts 2023, c. 49, § 2, eff. April 11, 2023.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 5-206, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 5-206
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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