MD HB323 | 2020 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB842


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-1)
Status: Introduced on January 20 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-01-21 - Hearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Authorizing a person who is serving a term of confinement to petition a court to modify or reduce the sentence under certain circumstances; requiring a person to file a petition under the Act in a certain court; requiring a court to hold a hearing under certain circumstances; providing for a hearing held under the Act; requiring a State's Attorney to provide certain notice to a victim and a victim's representative under certain circumstances; etc.

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Criminal Procedure - Petition to Modify or Reduce Sentence (Maryland Second Look Act)



2020-01-21HouseHearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-20HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

HB323 (Carry Over) 2020-01-21 - Hearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.
SB591 (Crossfiled) 2020-01-31 - Hearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Criminal Procedure8501(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments