SB0603 (CH0567)

Find a 2016 Bill:

2016 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Criminal Law - Pretrial Release - Prior Crimes

Sponsored by:

Senator Pugh

Status:

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 567


Synopsis:Prohibiting a District Court commissioner from authorizing the pretrial release of a defendant charged with a crime of violence if the defendant has previously been convicted of a specified crime; and prohibiting a District Court commissioner from authorizing release of a defendant charged with a specified crime if the defendant has previously been convicted of a crime of violence.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senator Pugh
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0374
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingJudiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Abduction
Arson
Assault
Child Abuse and Neglect
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
District Courts
Guns
Hijacking
Manslaughter
Murder
Pretrial Detention or Release
Robbery
Sexual Offenses
Violence -see also- Domestic Violence; Harassment
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(1-101, 5-202)
Article - Criminal Law
(14-101)

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May 24, 2016 3:42 P.M.