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MDHB49PassRequiring a jurisdiction that uses a pretrial risk scoring instrument to assist in determining the eligibility for pretrial release of an individual charged with a crime to have an independent validation study of the instrument conducted at least onc...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 41
MDHB81PassRepealing the crime of sodomy; making conforming changes; clarifying that certain evidence is not admissible as an infamous crime; providing that a conviction before October 1, 2020, for sodomy may not be expunged under certain circumstances; etc.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 45
MDSB206PassAltering 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 Att...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 127
MDSB213PassAltering the circumstances under which a certain person may withhold the address or telephone number of a certain victim, victim's representative, or witness before a certain trial or adjudicatory hearing to apply to felonies or domestically related ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 539
MDHB242PassAltering 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 Att...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 126
MDSB246PassAuthorizing a court to issue an order authorizing or directing a law enforcement officer to use a cell site simulator after making a certain determination; limiting to 30 days or less the time period during which a cell site simulator may be used or ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 223
MDHB262PassRequiring that the Maryland Department of Health have access to certain information maintained by the Judiciary about a criminal defendant who is subject to a certain examination, committed to the Health Department, or on conditional release under ce...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 141
MDHB275PassRepealing the requirement that certain revenue collected by Prince George's County as a result of violations recorded by speed monitoring systems on Maryland Route 210 (Indian Head Highway) be deposited into the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund an...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 147
MDHB425PassRequiring a physician, qualified health care provider, or hospital to provide a certain notice to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board that services were rendered to a victim of an alleged rape or sexual offense or a victim of alleged child sexu...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 204
MDHB499PassAuthorizing a court to issue an order authorizing or directing a law enforcement officer to use a cell site simulator after making a certain determination; limiting to 30 days or less the time period during which a cell site simulator may be used or ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 222
MDSB406PassRequiring a physician, qualified health care provider, or hospital to provide a certain notice to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board regarding that services were rendered to a victim of an alleged rape or sexual offense or a victim of alleged c...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 205
MDSB748PassGenerally curing previous Acts of the General Assembly with possible title defects.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 627
MDSB911PassClarifying the authority, powers, and duties of officers and employees of the Field Enforcement Division in the Office of the Executive Director of the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission over certain matters; substituting references to the Division and t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 360
MDSB807PassProhibiting a law enforcement agency from presenting certain victims of sexually assaultive behavior with forms purporting to limit the obligations of the criminal justice unit to the victim or limit the rights of the victim; authorizing victims affe...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 584
MDHB918PassAltering a certain definition of "serious offense" to remove a certain limitation on offenses that are included for purposes relating to representation by the Office of the Public Defender.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 369
MDHB900PassClarifying the authority, powers, and duties of officers and employees of the Field Enforcement Division in the Office of the Executive Director of the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission over certain matters; substituting references to the Division and t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 359
MDHB83VetoProhibiting the Maryland Judiciary Case Search from in any way referring to the existence of a District Court criminal case in which possession of marijuana is the only charge in the case and the charge was disposed of before October 1, 2014.
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB314VetoEstablishing that certain provisions of law relating to confidentiality of juvenile records apply to all police records and court records concerning a child excluded from the jurisdiction of the juvenile court under a certain provision of law from th...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1336VetoAuthorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of certain records if the person is convicted of fourth degree burglary; prohibiting the Maryland Judiciary Case Search from in any way referring to the existence of certain records relating to ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB985EngrossAuthorizing the State's Attorney to certify that a conviction was in error under certain circumstances; altering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who h...
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2020-03-18
Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Smith) Rejected (29-15)
MDSB1048IntroAltering a certain definition of "serious offense" to remove a certain limitation on offenses that are included for purposes relating to representation by the Office of the Public Defender.
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2020-03-18
Second Reading Passed
MDSB1052EngrossRepealing a certain exception authorizing, under certain circumstances, a student who is a registered sex offender to enter onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education; requiring a county board of education to ad...
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2020-03-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB598EngrossProviding that multiple thefts committed by the same person in multiple counties under one scheme or continuing course of conduct may be aggregated and prosecuted in a certain county; applying certain penalties; altering a certain reference to the ma...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB589EngrossProhibiting the Maryland Judiciary Case Search on or before October 1, 2020, from in any way referring to the existence of records of certain charges in cases with electronic records; establishing the Partial Expungement Workgroup to study and develo...
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB574EngrossEstablishing the Jobs Court Pilot Program in the District Court sitting in Baltimore City to reduce recidivism by offering defendants an opportunity to participate in full-time job training and job placement programs as a condition of probation, as a...
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB699EngrossRequiring the Maryland Judiciary Case Search, by December 31, 2020, to not in any way refer to the existence of certain records relating to certain charges entered before October 1, 2014.
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB687EngrossAuthorizing a person to file a certain petition for expungement if the person is convicted of a certain misdemeanor involving driving while the person's license or privilege to drive is canceled, suspended, refused, or revoked.
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB812EngrossAuthorizing members of the Motor Vehicle Administration Police to enforce the general criminal laws of the State and to make arrests in connection with provisions of law relating to the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission and the Law En...
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB811EngrossProhibiting the Maryland Judiciary Case Search from in any way referring to the existence of certain records relating to certain cases.
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1183EngrossCodifying the establishment of the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology, the position of State Chief Information Security Officer, and the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council; altering the membership o...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB68EngrossRequiring a jurisdiction that uses a pretrial risk scoring instrument to assist in determining the eligibility for pretrial release of an individual charged with a crime to have an independent validation study of the instrument conducted at least onc...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB577EngrossProviding that a certain presumption may be rebutted if a certain commissioner or court finds and states on the record at a certain time that adhering to certain limits would create a certain risk to certain individuals; authorizing a certain commis...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB481EngrossRequiring the State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy to report by December 1, 2021 and each December 1 thereafter, to the Governor, the House Judiciary Committee, and the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, certain information for the prec...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1575IntroProhibiting a criminal justice unit from presenting victims of sexually assaultive behavior with forms or verbal agreements purporting to limit the obligations of the criminal justice unit to the victim or limit the rights of the victim; prohibiting ...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB653EngrossAuthorizing a court to stay the entering of judgment, defer further proceedings, and place a certain defendant on probation subject to reasonable conditions if the court finds facts justifying a finding of guilt; repealing a requirement that the cert...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB493IntroAuthorizing the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board to make an award if a crime or delinquent act directly resulted in damage to the property of a certain victim under certain circumstances; and requiring the Board to waive certain requirements if g...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1289IntroRequiring the Maryland State's Attorney's Association to develop and distribute to each State's Attorney's Office in the State a certain certification form; requiring a prosecuting attorney to request that a victim or victim's representative certify ...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1662IntroProhibiting the publication of an alias used by a criminal defendant and requiring the removal of data relating to an alias by the Administrative Office of the Courts on the Maryland Judiciary Case Search; authorizing a person whose name was used by ...
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2020-03-06
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1038IntroAuthorizing a court, when sentencing a minor convicted as an adult, to impose a sentence less than the minimum term required by law; prohibiting a court from imposing a sentence of life without the possibility of parole or release for a minor; author...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1322IntroProviding that a person who is convicted of first-degree murder may be sentenced to death under certain circumstances; providing that a certain mass murder under certain circumstances constitutes an aggravating circumstance that the court or jury mus...
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1066IntroEstablishing that the use of force and deadly force by a police officer is justified under certain circumstances; establishing that records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers are not personnel records for certain purposes; author...
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2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB1073IntroAltering the time period after which a court is required, under certain circumstances, to dismiss a charge of murder in the first degree against a defendant found incompetent to stand trial from 5 years to 10 years.
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2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB1075IntroRenaming the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission to be the Alcohol, Cannabis, and Tobacco Commission; providing that a member of the Commission may not have a certain interest, ownership, or management in the cannabis industry; establishing the Advisory C...
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2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1645IntroProviding that a certain law prohibiting a registered sex offender from entering onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education applies to a student who is a registered sex offender and has been convicted of a sexua...
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2020-02-26
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB43IntroEstablishing that, if a court accepts a certain plea agreement with a certain sentence for a defendant charged with committing a crime of violence, the defendant shall serve the sentence imposed without reduction by diminution credits or parole, or o...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1638IntroRepealing a certain exception authorizing, under certain circumstances, a student who is a registered sex offender to enter onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education; requiring a county board of education to ad...
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2020-02-24
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1059IntroRequiring the Comptroller to distribute certain unclaimed money related to abandoned property in a certain manner; requiring that adherence to the provisions of a certain victim and offender restorative justice agreement by a certain offender be a co...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB321IntroEstablishing the Public Safety Bureau in the Comptroller's Office; including certain employees of the Public Safety Bureau of the Comptroller's Office and certain employees of the Division of the Office of the Executive Director of the Alcohol and To...
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2020-02-20
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB166IntroProviding that a police officer is justified in using force under certain circumstances; providing that a police officer is justified in using deadly force under certain circumstances; requiring a trier of fact to consider certain factors when assess...
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2020-02-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB170IntroEstablishing the Family Law Services for Sustained Safety Fund to increase legal services in family law cases for victims in order to help ensure safety and long-term stability after victimization; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control an...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
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