MD HB1660 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on March 4 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-04 - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Pending: House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to provide that the prohibition against the freedom of speech and debate or proceedings in the Legislature being impeached in a court does not prohibit the disclosure of records related to a crime of which a Senator or Delegate or former Senator or Delegate has been convicted; and providing that the prohibition against Senators and Delegates being liable in certain actions for words spoken in debate does not prohibit the disclosure of certain records.

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Title

General Assembly - Legislative Privilege - Exception for Records Related to a Crime

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-03-04 - House - Motion Rules Suspend for Late Introduction (Delegate Grammer) Adopted (Y: 134 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 3) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-03-04HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2020-03-04HouseReferred Rules and Executive Nominations
2020-03-04HouseMotion Rules Suspend for Late Introduction (Delegate Grammer) Adopted (134-0)

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Declaration of Rights10(n/a)See Bill Text
III - Legislative Department18(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources


Bill Comments

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