HB0493 (CH0537)

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2016 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Extortion - Immigration Status

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morales


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 537

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from committing a specified act of extortion by wrongful use of actual or threatened notification of law enforcement officials about another person's undocumented or illegal immigration status.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Morales, Smith, Anderson, Atterbeary, Carr, Carter, Conaway, Cullison, Dumais, Fennell, Fraser-Hidalgo, Gutierrez, Healey, Hill, Jackson, Krimm, Lierman, Luedtke, McCray, Moon, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Proctor, S. Robinson, Sanchez, Sydnor, Tarlau, Valentino-Smith, Vallario, Waldstreicher, A. Washington, M. Washington, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0178
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Immigrants and Citizenship -see also- Nonresidents
Nonresidents -see also- Immigrants and Citizenship
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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