MD HB1271 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
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]

Summary

Expanding, to any criminal case, the applicability of a certain exception to the hearsay rule relating to victim or witness intimidation; providing that a certain statement is not excluded from evidence by the hearsay rule if the statement is offered against a party that has acquiesced in certain wrongdoing; and repealing a certain provision of law imposing conditions precedent for the admission of a certain statement into evidence.

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Title

Criminal Procedure - Exceptions to the Hearsay Rule - Victim and Witness Intimidation

Sponsors


History

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

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Courts and Judicial Proceedings10901(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources


Bill Comments

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