HB1029 (CH0146)

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2018 Regular Session



Criminal Law – Wearing, Carrying, or Transporting Loaded Handgun – Subsequent Offender

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Approved by the Governor - Chapter 146

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun loaded with ammunition on or about the person or in a vehicle under certain circumstances; prohibiting a court from suspending any part of certain sentences for persons who have previously been convicted of certain offenses; clarifying that certain sentences are mandatory minimum sentences; providing that a certain mandatory minimum sentence may not be imposed unless the State's Attorney notifies the defendant at least 30 days before the trial of the State's intentions; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Branch, Anderson, Clippinger, Folden, Glenn, Sanchez, Walker, and Wilson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
State's Attorneys
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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April 27, 2018 10:27 A.M.