MD SB1048 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 20 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-18 - Second Reading Passed
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Altering a certain definition of "serious offense" to remove a certain limitation on offenses that are included for purposes relating to representation by the Office of the Public Defender.

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Criminal Procedure - Office of the Public Defender - Definition of Serious Offense



2020-03-18SenateSecond Reading Passed
2020-03-18SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-03-18SenateFavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
2020-02-25SenateHearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-24SenateRereferred to Judicial Proceedings
2020-02-20SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules

Same As/Similar To

HB918 (Crossfiled) 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 369


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Criminal Procedure16101(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure16204(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments