HB1163 (CH0643)

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Criminal Procedure - Conditional Release - Electronic Monitoring (Amber's Law)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Miller, A.


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 643

Synopsis:Requiring a judicial officer to provide a specified individual with the opportunity to request specified reasonable protections for the safety of an alleged victim or the victim's family at a specified time; requiring that a specified victim impact statement identify a request by a victim that a person be placed on electronic monitoring or electronic monitoring with victim stay-away alert technology; requiring that information be available to a victim on how to request that a person be placed on specified electronic monitoring; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates A. Miller, Angel, Dumais, Frush, Gutierrez, Queen, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0976
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0977 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Electronic Surveillance -see also- Wiretapping
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Pretrial Detention or Release
Publications -see also- Maryland Register
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(11-101, 11-104, 11-402, 11-914, 11-105)

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November 28, 2017 1:05 P.M.