Maryland Code, Criminal Law 3-703
Maryland Code > Criminal Law > § 3-703
Current as of: 2010
(a) An officer or employee of the State or of a county, municipal corporation, bicounty agency, or multicounty agency may not, by force, intimidation, or threat, induce a person employed in work financed wholly or partly by the State or by a county, municipal corporation, bicounty agency, or multicounty agency to give up any compensation to which the person is entitled under a contract or otherwise.
(b) A person who violates this section is guilty of a felony and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both.
(c) A prosecution for a crime under this section shall be instituted within 5 years after the crime was committed.
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