Maryland Code, Criminal Law § 8-302

(a) In this section, “offer for sale” includes to induce, solicit, attempt, or advertise in a manner intended to encourage a person to purchase an identification card.

(b) Subject to subsection (c) of this section, a person may not:

(1) sell, issue, offer for sale, or offer to issue an identification card or document that contains:

(i) a blank space for a person's age or date of birth;  or

(ii) a person's incorrect age or date of birth;  or

(2) knowingly sell, issue, offer for sale, or offer to issue an identification card or document that contains:

(i) an incorrect name instead of a person's true name;  or

(ii) an incorrect address for a person.

(c) This section does not prohibit a manufacturer of identification cards or documents from selling or issuing identification cards or documents that contain a blank space for a person's age or date of birth to:

(1) employers, for use as employee identification cards or documents;

(2) hospitals, for use as patient identification cards;  or

(3) governmental units.

(d)(1) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 2 years or a fine not exceeding $2,000 or both.

(2) Each identification card or document sold or issued and each offer in violation of this section is a crime that may be separately prosecuted.

(e) The Attorney General, or the State's Attorney for a county where a violation of this section occurs, may seek an injunction to stop a sale, issue, or offer that violates this section.


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