MD HB1308 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-10 - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Altering the elements of murder in the first degree to require that a certain murder be committed by a principal in the first degree in the perpetration of or an attempt to perpetrate a certain crime, rather than any participant in the crime; authorizing a certain person to apply for a review of conviction under certain circumstances; requiring a court to hold a hearing on application for review of conviction to make a certain determination; establishing the Task Force to Study Felony Murder for Principals in the First Degree; etc.

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Criminal Law – Felony First–Degree Murder – Limitation and Review of Conviction



2020-02-10HouseHearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

SB919 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-17 - Referred Judiciary


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Criminal Law2201(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Law2204(n/a)See Bill Text

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