MD SB237 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-12-28 - Hearing 1/21 at 11:00 a.m.
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Hearing: Jan 21 @ 11:00 am Senate Judicial Proceedings Hearing
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Providing that the Police Department of Baltimore City is an agency and instrumentality of the City of Baltimore, instead of the State; providing that police officers of the department have the authority conferred under Title 2 of the Criminal Procedure Article; requiring that a certain "no-knock" search warrant be preapproved by a certain supervisor and the State's Attorney; altering the required frequency of certain police training; etc.

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Public Safety - Law Enforcement Reform



2020-12-28SenateHearing 1/21 at 11:00 a.m.
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Criminal Procedure1203(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety3207(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety3511(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety3516(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety3523(n/a)See Bill Text
Baltimore City162(n/a)See Bill Text
Baltimore City163(n/a)See Bill Text

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