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Referral
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2nd
Reading
3rd
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1st
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Referral
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2nd
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3rd
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Review in
Original Chamber
Passed Both
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Conf. Cmte
(if necessary)
To Governor
Title
Criminal Procedure - Government-Funded Legal Representation - Initial Appearance
Sponsored by
Delegates Vallario, Anderson, Atterbeary, D. Barnes, Barron, Cluster, Conaway, Flanagan, Folden, Jackson, Jalisi, Kittleman, Kramer, McComas, Oaks, Parrott, Waldstreicher, and B. Wilson
Status
In the House - First Reading Judiciary
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution establishing that an indigent defendant is entitled to government-funded legal representation at the times and under the circumstances provided by statute and court rule, and that a specified constitutional provision may not be construed to require government-funded legal representation of an indigent defendant at an initial appearance before a District Court commissioner; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection.
Committees
Original:
Judiciary
Details
Constitutional Bill
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
History
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/04/2015
Legislative Date
2/05/2015
Action
First Reading Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 2/04/2015 2/05/2015 First Reading Judiciary
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