MD HB740 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 27-3)
Status: Introduced on January 30 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-01-30 - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a certain inmate with a certain transitional process more than 180 days before the direct release from a facility to the community; establishing the requirements of a certain transitional process; prohibiting an inmate from being placed in restrictive housing within 180 days before release except under certain circumstances; requiring a certain inmate to receive a certain placement authorization; requiring a certain inmate to sign a certain acknowledgment of receipt; etc.

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Correctional Services - Restrictive Housing - Direct Release



2020-01-30HouseHearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-30HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

SB999 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-06 - First Reading Senate Rules


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Correctional Services9614(n/a)See Bill Text
Correctional Services9614.2(n/a)See Bill Text

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