MD HB1135 | 2015 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 19 2015 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2015-02-19 - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Pending: House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Repealing specified provisions of law that provide a separate jury proceeding to determine whether a person convicted of first degree murder is sentenced to imprisonment for life without the possibility of parole or imprisonment for life; establishing that a court may sentence a person convicted of first degree murder to imprisonment for life without the possibility of parole without the requirement of a separate jury sentencing procedure under specified circumstances; providing for the prospective application of the Act; etc.

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Title

Criminal Procedure - Life Without Parole - Repeal of Sentencing Proceeding

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2015-02-19HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

Subjects


Maryland State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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