MD SB581 | 2018 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on January 31 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-04-09 - Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

Authorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim of qualifying criminal activity or the victim's family member to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supplement B certification if the victim has been helpful in the detection, investigation, or prosecution of the qualifying criminal activity; providing the circumstances under which a victim shall be considered to be helpful for purposes of the Act; etc.

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Title

Victims and Witnesses – U Nonimmigrant Status – Certification of Victim Helpfulness

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-04-09SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-04-09SenateFavorable with Amendments {988776/1 Report Adopted
2018-04-09SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2018-02-14SenateHearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-31SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings

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