MD HB1197 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 23-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-07 - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting a District Court commissioner from authorizing the pretrial release of a defendant who is charged with assault in the first degree or assault in the second degree against a victim who is a law enforcement officer; providing that a judge may authorize the pretrial release of a certain defendant on suitable bail or certain other conditions or both; requiring a judge to order the continued detention of a defendant who is considered likely to flee or to pose a danger to another person or the community; etc.

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Criminal Procedure - Pretrial Release - Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer (Police Protection Act)



2020-02-07HouseHearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Criminal Procedure5202(n/a)See Bill Text

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