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2017 Regular Session



Criminal Procedure - Shielding - Nolle Prosequi

Sponsored by:

Delegate Conaway


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Requiring the District Court of Maryland to shield specified records from public access within 60 days following an entry of nolle prosequi by the State in a criminal court proceeding under specified circumstances; authorizing the State's Attorney to object to the shielding of specified records by filing an objection within a specified time period; requiring the court to schedule a hearing under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Conaway
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
District Courts
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
State's Attorneys
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure

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November 28, 2017 12:58 P.M.