Maryland Stalking Laws
|Code Section||Art. 27 §3-802.|
|Stalking Defined as||Malicious course of conduct of approaching or pursuing with intent to place in reasonable fear of bodily injury or death|
|Punishment/Classification||Misdemeanor: jail maximum 5 years and/or fine maximum $5,000|
|Penalty for Repeat Offense||-|
|Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?||-|
|Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?||Yes. Does not apply to any peaceable activity intended to express political views or provide information to others.|
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