MD HB1378 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 15-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-10 - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting the distribution of a certain opioid or opioid analogue, the use of which causes the death of a minor; establishing a penalty of up to 30 years imprisonment for a violation of the Act; clarifying that certain conduct constitutes distribution under the Act; providing that certain conduct does not establish a defense under the Act; providing a certain defense under the Act; providing immunity for certain conduct under the Act; providing that a sentence imposed under the Act shall be consecutive to a certain other sentence; etc.

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Criminal Law - Opioids - Distribution Causing Death of Minor



2020-02-10HouseHearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Criminal Law5402(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Law5403(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Law5602.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments