MD HB754 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB1084


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 8 2023 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2023-03-06 - Withdrawn by Sponsor
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Reclassifying as a felony instead of a misdemeanor certain sex trafficking offenses; and establishing an affirmative defense of duress if a defendant committed an alleged violation as a result of an act of another charged with violating certain prohibitions against sex trafficking.

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Criminal Law - Sex Trafficking - Felony



2023-03-06HouseWithdrawn by Sponsor
2023-02-28HouseHearing canceled
2023-02-09HouseHearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-02-08HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

HB1084 (Carry Over) 2019-02-11 - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Criminal Law31102(n/a)See Bill Text

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