MD HB95 | 2016 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 18 2016 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2016-02-15 - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Repealing specified provisions of law that provide a separate jury proceeding to determine whether a person convicted of first degree murder is sentenced to imprisonment for life without the possibility of parole or imprisonment for life; establishing that a court may sentence a person convicted of first degree murder to imprisonment for life without the possibility of parole without the requirement of a separate jury sentencing procedure under specified circumstances; applying the Act prospectively; etc.

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Criminal Procedure - Life Without Parole - Repeal of Sentencing Proceeding



2016-02-15HouseUnfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
2016-01-26HouseHearing 1/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2016-01-18HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


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