MD SB206 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 20-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 13 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-14 - Referred Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Altering the eligibility for the filing of a certain motion to vacate judgment if the person's participation in the offense was a direct result of being a victim of human trafficking; requiring that a certain motion be served on a certain State's Attorney; requiring that a certain motion be mailed to a victim or victim's representative at a certain address if the qualifying offense occurred within 5 years before the filing of the motion; requiring the court to take certain factors into consideration when making a certain finding; etc.

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Criminal Procedure - Motion to Vacate Judgment - Human Trafficking (True Freedom Act of 2020)


Roll Calls

2020-02-13 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 44 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2020-02-14HouseReferred Judiciary
2020-02-13SenateThird Reading Passed (44-0)
2020-02-11SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-02-11SenateFavorable with Amendments {178674/1 Adopted
2020-02-10SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2020-01-17SenateHearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-16SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings

Same As/Similar To

HB242 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-14 - Referred Judicial Proceedings


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Criminal Procedure10105(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure8302(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments