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Legislation


2012 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 551

File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Delegate Simmons
Entitled:
Criminal Procedure - Alien Defendants - Nullity of Bail Bonds

Synopsis:

Providing that, if a defendant who has posted a bail bond is taken into custody and deported by a specified agency of the federal government because of the defendant's immigration status, the bond shall be null and void; providing that any bond that becomes null and void under the Act shall be returned to the surety and the surety shall have no liability with respect to the bond; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
2/3
First Reading Judiciary
2/8
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
3/8

Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
3/9
Favorable with Amendments {622617/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/13
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
Senate Action
3/14
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
3/20
Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Aliens and Citizenship
Bail
Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds.
Federal Government
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Pretrial Detention or Release

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Procedure
( 5-206.1 )

Documents

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Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments:
House
Number: 622617/01     Offered on: March 9, 2012   at: 11:18 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
House
Judiciary
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
House
March 13, 2012: Third Reading Passed (135-0)