MD HB761 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Introduced on February 1 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-03-05 - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to authorize the General Assembly to create an Aggravated Murder Court that shall have original and exclusive jurisdiction over all presentments or indictments for offenses previously punishable by death; vesting the judicial power of the State in the Aggravated Murder Court as the General Assembly may create by law; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection; etc.

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Courts - Aggravated Murder Court



2018-03-05HouseUnfavorable Report by Judiciary
2018-02-20HouseHearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-01HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


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