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Section 3-204 - Reckless endangerment.

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§ 3-204. Reckless endangerment.(a)Prohibited.- A person may not recklessly:(1) engage in conduct that creates a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury to another; or(2) discharge a firearm from a motor vehicle in a manner that creates a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury to another.(b)Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of the misdemeanor of reckless endangerment and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both.(c)Exceptions.- (1) Subsection (a)(1) of this section does not apply to conduct involving:(i) the use of a motor vehicle, as defined in § 11-135 of the Transportation Article; or(ii) the manufacture, production, or sale of a product or commodity.(2) Subsection (a)(2) of this section does not apply to:(i) a law enforcement officer or security guard in the performance of an official duty; or(ii) an individual acting in defense of a crime of violence as defined in § 5-101 of the Public Safety Article. [An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 12A-2(a)-(b); 2002, ch. 26, § 2; ch. 44; 2003, ch. 17.]
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  • § 3-204. Reckless endangerment.
     

    (a)  Prohibited.- A person may not recklessly: 

    (1) engage in conduct that creates a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury to another; or 

    (2) discharge a firearm from a motor vehicle in a manner that creates a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury to another. 

    (b)  Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of the misdemeanor of reckless endangerment and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both. 

    (c)  Exceptions.-  

    (1) Subsection (a)(1) of this section does not apply to conduct involving: 

    (i) the use of a motor vehicle, as defined in § 11-135 of the Transportation Article; or 

    (ii) the manufacture, production, or sale of a product or commodity. 

    (2) Subsection (a)(2) of this section does not apply to: 

    (i) a law enforcement officer or security guard in the performance of an official duty; or 

    (ii) an individual acting in defense of a crime of violence as defined in § 5-101 of the Public Safety Article. 
     

    [An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 12A-2(a)-(b); 2002, ch. 26, § 2; ch. 44; 2003, ch. 17.] 

     

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