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Article - Criminal Law


    (a)    In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

    (b)    (1)    “Crime of violence” means:

            (i)    murder in any degree;

            (ii)    manslaughter;

            (iii)    kidnapping;

            (iv)    rape in any degree;

            (v)    assault in the first degree;

            (vi)    robbery under § 3–402 or § 3–403 of this article;

            (vii)    burglary in any degree;

            (viii)    home invasion under § 6–202(b) of this article;

            (ix)    escape in the first degree; or

            (x)    theft.

        (2)    “Crime of violence” includes an attempt to commit a crime listed in paragraph (1) of this subsection.

    (c)    “Machine gun” means a loaded or unloaded weapon that is capable of automatically discharging more than one shot or bullet from a magazine by a single function of the firing device.

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