Maryland Code, Criminal Law § 10-203

(a)(1) In this section the following words have the meanings indicated.

(2) “Commercial athletic contest” means an athletic or sporting event held in a public arena, field, hall, or stadium for admission to which the general public must pay an admission charge.

(3) “Object” means an item that may cause injury to a participant in or observer of the commercial athletic contest.

(b) A person may not disrupt or interfere with a commercial athletic contest by throwing or projecting an object on the playing field or seating area.

(c) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 3 months or a fine not exceeding $250 or both.


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