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Title
Evidence - Admission of Statement - Unavailability of Witness (Witness Protection Act)
Sponsored by
Delegate Grammer
Status
In the House - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Expanding the applicability of a certain exception to the hearsay rule by authorizing the admission of a certain statement in any criminal case; expanding the applicability of a certain exception to the hearsay rule by authorizing the admission of a certain statement offered against a party that has acquiesced in the commission of certain wrongdoing under certain circumstances; repealing a requirement that the Maryland Rules of Evidence be strictly applied at a certain hearing; etc.
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Details
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2020
History
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/23/2020
Legislative Date
1/23/2020
Action
First Reading Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/24/2020
Legislative Date
1/24/2020
Action
Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 1/23/2020 1/23/2020 First Reading Judiciary
Text - First - Evidence - Admission of Statement - Unavailability of Witness (Witness Protection Act)
House 1/24/2020 1/24/2020 Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.
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Last Updated: 9/22/2020 1:50 PM