HB0822 (CH0633)

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2016 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Altering References From Mentally Defective to Substantially Cognitively Impaired Individual

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Delegate Atterbeary


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 633

Synopsis:Altering references to the term "mentally defective" individual to "substantially cognitively impaired" individual in provisions of law concerning specified sexual offenses and in provisions of law concerning the licensing of specified individuals to engage in business as an explosives manufacturer or dealer or to possess explosives for specified purposes.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Atterbeary, Dumais, Kittleman, McComas, Moon, Morales, Rosenberg, Sanchez, Smith, Sydnor, Valentino-Smith, and B. Wilson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Dealers -see also- Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salesmen
Developmental Disabilities
Explosives -see also- Fireworks
Industry and Technology
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Mental Health
Sexual Offenses
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(3-301, 3-304, 3-306, 3-307)
Article - Public Safety

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October 24, 2017 5:02 P.M.