Maryland Stalking Laws

Code Section
Art. 27 ยง3-802.

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

Repeat Offense
None

Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?
None

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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