- Crimes - Hate Crimes - Use of an Item or a Symbol to Threaten or Intimidate
- Sponsored by
- Delegates Chang, Bartlett, Clippinger, Atterbeary, J. Lewis, Moon, Cardin, Crutchfield, Lopez, Williams, McComas, Pippy, Griffith, R. Watson, Shetty, W. Fisher, Cox, D.M. Davis, Anderson, Conaway, and Malone
- Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 21
- Fiscal and Policy Note
Prohibiting a person from placing or inscribing an item or a symbol, including an actual or depicted noose or swastika, whether temporary or permanent, on any real or personal property, public or private, without the express permission of the owner, owner's agent, or lawful occupant of the property, with the intent to threaten or intimidate any person or group of persons; and establishing that a penalty of imprisonment not exceeding 3 years or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both applies to a violation of the Act.
Last Updated: 7/1/2020 2:25 PM