MD SB951 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 3 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-06 - Hearing 3/10 at 12:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Altering the provisions relating to murder in the first and second degree; authorizing persons convicted of felony first-degree murder to apply for resentencing; authorizing a court to vacate a certain conviction and sentence and resentence a person under the penalties provided for second-degree murder; prohibiting a court from increasing the sentences of certain persons; etc.

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Criminal Law - Felony First-Degree Murder - Limitation and Resentencing Procedure



2020-02-06SenateHearing 3/10 at 12:00 p.m.
2020-02-03SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Criminal Law2201(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Law2204(n/a)See Bill Text

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