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Article - Public Safety


    (a)    This section does not apply to the wearing of:

        (1)    shoes, socks, shirts, ties, or scarfs; or

        (2)    trousers, overalls, overcoats, raincoats, field jackets, or headgear from which the service buttons, insignia, and other distinctive markings have been removed.

    (b)    Without authority under the laws of the United States or this State, a person may not wear a uniform or distinctive part of a uniform or an item similar to a uniform or a distinctive part of a uniform of:

        (1)    the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard; or

        (2)    the National Guard of this State, another state, or the United States;

        (3)    the Maryland Defense Force; or

        (4)    an auxiliary of any of the military units listed in this subsection.

    (c)    A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 60 days or a fine of not less than $100 and not exceeding $500 or both.

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