MD HB1309 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
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]


Prohibiting a certain police officer from using certain force against a person who is handcuffed or restrained, subject to certain exceptions; establishing certain requirements on the use of certain force by a police officer; prohibiting a police officer from using a certain weapon against a person, subject to certain exceptions; prohibiting a police officer from using deadly force, subject to certain exceptions; authorizing a police officer to use deadly force only under certain circumstances; etc.

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Criminal Procedure - Law Enforcement Procedures - Use of Force



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


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Criminal Procedure2501(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure2502(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure2503(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure2504(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure2505(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety3207(n/a)See Bill Text

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