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Legislation


2012 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 666

File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Delegates Smigiel, Dwyer, George, McComas, McConkey, McDermott, and Ready
Entitled:
Criminal Procedure - Victims' Rights - Remedy and Priority of Restitution

Synopsis:

Expanding the applicability of specified appeal rights from a victim of a violent crime to a victim of a nonviolent crime; authorizing a victim to appeal to the Court of Special Appeals from a specified final order; providing that the filing of a specified appeal or application for leave to appeal does not stay specified other proceedings unless the court finds that the accused's right to a speedy trial will not be violated; providing that payment of restitution to a victim has priority over other payments; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
2/8
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/6 at 1:00 p.m.
3/21
Favorable Report by Judiciary
3/18
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/19
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
4/3

House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
Conference Committee Appointed
Delegates Waldstreicher, Valderrama, and Alston
Senate Action
3/20
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
3/23
Hearing 4/3 at 1:00 p.m.
4/6
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
3/31
Favorable with Amendments {948579/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
4/1
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (47-0)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Justin Ready, District 5A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Court of Special Appeals
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Restitution
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Procedure
( 11-103 , 11-606 , 11-617 )

Documents

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Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments:
Senate
Number: 948579/01     Offered on: April 6, 2012   at: 12:27 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
House
Judiciary
Senate
Judicial Proceedings
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 19, 2012: Third Reading Passed (135-0)
Senate
April 1, 2012: Third Reading Passed (47-0)