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2018 Regular Session



Criminal Procedure - Motion to Vacate Judgment - Human Trafficking

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


In the House - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Altering the eligibility for the filing of a certain motion to vacate judgment; altering the required contents of a certain motion; requiring a certain person to provide a copy of a certain motion to the State's Attorney; authorizing the State's Attorney to file a response to a certain motion within a certain time; requiring the court to send a certain notice of a certain motion to a certain victim; authorizing the court to dismiss a certain motion without a hearing under certain circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais, Atterbeary, Chang, Glenn, Hettleman, C. Howard, J. Lewis, Lierman, Moon, Sanchez, Sydnor, and Valentino-Smith
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0869
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Human Rights
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
State's Attorneys
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure

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February 28, 2018 4:14 P.M.