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Article - Criminal Law




§3–322.

    (a)    A person may not:

        (1)    take the sexual organ of another or of an animal in the person’s mouth;

        (2)    place the person’s sexual organ in the mouth of another or of an animal; or

        (3)    commit another unnatural or perverted sexual practice with another or with an animal.

    (b)    A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 10 years or a fine not exceeding $1,000 or both.

    (c)    A person who violates this section is subject to § 5-106(b) of the Courts Article.

    (d)    An indictment for a violation of this section:

        (1)    is sufficient if it states that the defendant committed an unnatural and perverted sexual practice with a person or animal as applicable; but

        (2)    need not state the particular:

            (i)    unnatural or perverted sexual practice with which the defendant is charged; or

            (ii)    manner in which the defendant committed the unnatural or perverted sexual practice.