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Title
Criminal Law - Human Trafficking - Affirmative Defense
Sponsored by
Delegates Waldstreicher, Atterbeary, Dumais, Morales, Valentino-Smith, and Vallario
Status
In the House - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Providing that, in a prosecution for a specified charge relating to prostitution, it is an affirmative defense of duress if the defendant committed the act as a result of being a victim of human trafficking or in order to acquire specified necessities; and providing that a defendant intending on asserting the affirmative defense is required to provide the State's Attorney with a specified notice.
Committees
Original:
Judiciary  
Details
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
History
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/12/2015
Legislative Date
2/13/2015
Action
First Reading Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/13/2015
Legislative Date
2/13/2015
Action
Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 2/12/2015 2/13/2015 First Reading Judiciary
House 2/13/2015 2/13/2015 Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
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Last Updated: 2/3/2020 2:29 PM