MD SB1078 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 14-0)
Status: Introduced on February 28 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-28 - First Reading Senate Rules
Pending: Senate Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Authorizing the Governor to appoint special prosecutors and to direct resources and personnel from any unit of State government for a certain purpose during a state of emergency that is declared because a homicide rate reached at least 3 homicides per 100,000 residents of a county, city, town, or municipality in a 30-day period; altering a certain definition of "emergency"; etc.

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Public Safety - Emergency Powers of the Governor - Violent Crime Crisis



2020-02-28SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Public Safety14101(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety14107(n/a)See Bill Text

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