SB0101 (CH0143)

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2018 Regular Session



Criminal Law – Crimes of Violence, Expungement, and Drug Treatment

Sponsored by:

Senator Norman


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 143

Synopsis:Providing that the use of a firearm in the commission of a certain felony or other crime of violence constitutes a crime of violence; altering the circumstances under which sexual abuse of a minor is a crime of violence; eliminating parole eligibility for certain violent offenders; adding to a list of convictions that may be expunged under certain circumstances; providing that a petition for expungement may not be filed earlier than 15 years after the person satisfies the sentences for all convictions for which expungement is requested; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senator Norman
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0510 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Parole and Probation
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Sexual Offenses
Violence -see also- Domestic Violence; Harassment; Threats
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
Article - Criminal Procedure
Article - Health - General
(8-505, 8-506, 8-507)
Article - Public Safety

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May 15, 2018 2:24 P.M.