State Laws and Legislation

Maryland Hate Crimes Law

Gender identity protected? Yes
Gender identity, included in the definition of sexual orientation, is included in the state’s Hate Crimes Penalties Act. MD. ANN. Code [Crim.Law] §10-301 through 10-306.

Sexual orientation protected? Yes
Sexual orientation is included in the state’s Hate Crimes Penalties Act. MD. ANN. CODE [Crim. Law] §10-301 through 10-306.

Updated: Fri, March 09, 2007 - 12:00:32