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Courts - Evidence of Sexually Assaultive Behavior - Admissibility (Repeat Sexual Predator Prevention Act of 2018)

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Delegate Atterbeary


In the House - Hearing 1/30 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Providing that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior at a certain time may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the State file a motion of intent to introduce evidence of certain sexually assaultive behavior at least 90 days before the trial or at a later time under certain circumstances; requiring a certain motion to include a description of the evidence; requiring the State to provide a copy of a certain motion to the defendant; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Atterbeary, Ali, Anderson, Angel, D. Barnes, Barron, Bromwell, Carozza, Clark, Cluster, Conaway, Corderman, Cullison, Davis, Fennell, Folden, Gibson, Glass, Glenn, Hettleman, Hill, C. Howard, Jackson, Jalisi, Jameson, Kelly, Kittleman, Knotts, Kramer, Krebs, Krimm, McComas, McConkey, McCray, McIntosh, McKay, A. Miller, W. Miller, Morales, Morhaim, Mosby, Otto, Parrott, Patterson, Pena-Melnyk, Proctor, Queen, Rose, Rosenberg, Saab, Sanchez, Turner, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, A. Washington, West, Wilkins, Wilson, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0270
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Sexual Offenses
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings

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January 31, 2018 10:55 A.M.