MD HB385 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-12-23 - Hearing 1/21 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Altering provisions of law relating to murder in the first degree; providing that a person who was a child at the time of the offense may not be found to have committed murder in the first degree under certain provisions of law; authorizing a person convicted, on or before September 30, 2021, of first degree murder who was a child at the time of the offense to file a motion for review of conviction; requiring a court to hold a certain hearing on the filing of a motion for review of conviction under certain circumstances; etc.

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Criminal Law - Felony Murder - Limitation and Review of Convictions for Children



2020-12-23HouseHearing 1/21 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

SB395 (Crossfiled) 2021-03-04 - Hearing 3/16 at 12:30 p.m.


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