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Maryland Code, Criminal Procedure § 10-302

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(a) This subtitle does not apply to a conviction of a domestically related crime under § 6-233 of this article.

(b) A shielded record shall remain fully accessible by:

(1) criminal justice units for legitimate criminal justice purposes;

(2) prospective or current employers or government licensing agencies that are subject to a statutory or regulatory requirement or authorization to inquire into the criminal background of an applicant or employee for purposes of carrying out that requirement or authorization;

(3) a person that is authorized or required to inquire into an individual's criminal background under § 5-561(b), (c), (d), (e), (f), or (g) of the Family Law Article;

(4) the person who is the subject of the shielded record and that person's attorney;

(5) health occupations boards established under the Health Occupations Article;

(6) the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission established under Title 13, Subtitle 33 of the Health--General Article;

(7) a person that uses volunteers who care for or supervise children;

(8) a person that attests under the penalty of perjury that the person employs or seeks to employ an individual to care for or supervise a minor or vulnerable adult, as defined in § 3-604 of the Criminal Law Article;  and

(9) a person who is accessing a shielded record on behalf of and with written authorization from a person or governmental entity described in items (1) through (8) of this subsection.

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