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§ 8-606.1. Forging, falsifying, or counterfeiting signature of judge, court officer, or court employee.
 

(a)  Prohibited.- A person may not: 

(1) forge, falsify, or counterfeit the signature of a judge, court officer, or court employee of the State; or 

(2) use a document with a forged, false, or counterfeit signature of a judge, court officer, or other court employee of the State knowing the signature to be forged, false, or counterfeit. 

(b)  Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or a fine not exceeding $10,000 or both. 

(c)  Statute of limitations and en banc review.- A person who violates this section is subject to § 5-106(b) of the Courts Article. 
 

[2008, chs. 29, 30.]