MD HB1289 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 34-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-06 - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the Maryland State's Attorney's Association to develop and distribute to each State's Attorney's Office in the State a certain certification form; requiring a prosecuting attorney to request that a victim or victim's representative certify that the victim or victim's representative has received a certain notice of the terms of any plea agreement; requiring a prosecuting attorney to retain a copy of the certification as part of the prosecuting attorney's case file; etc.

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Criminal Procedure - Victims and Victims' Representatives - Plea Agreements (The Victim Empowerment in Plea Deals Act of 2020)



2020-03-06HouseUnfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
2020-03-04HouseHearing canceled
2020-02-10HouseHearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Criminal Procedure11103(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure11104(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure11206(n/a)See Bill Text

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