MD HB139 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-01-19 - Hearing 2/09 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Authorizing a person to seek certain relief for use of force by a law enforcement officer that is inconsistent with a certain provision of the Act by filing a civil action with a certain court; providing that a certain person is not precluded from pursuing a certain legal remedy under certain circumstances; authorizing the Attorney General to file a civil action for certain relief under certain circumstances; providing for the use of force by a certain law enforcement officer; etc.

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Law Enforcement Officers - Use of Force



2021-01-19HouseHearing 2/09 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

SB626 (Crossfiled) 2021-03-12 - Hearing 3/25 at 1:30 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Courts and Judicial Proceedings32201(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Law10801(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety3523(n/a)See Bill Text

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