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Criminal Procedure - Felony Prosecution of Law Enforcement Officer - Attorney General

Sponsored by:

Delegate Anderson


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Requiring a State's Attorney, on the filing of a statement of charges or an information against a specified law enforcement officer for a specified felony offense, to immediately forward the case, including any related charges, to the Office of the Attorney General for prosecution; establishing that when exercising a specified authority, the Attorney General has specified powers and duties to prosecute a specified violation; requiring the joining of specified causes of action in specified circumstances; and defining a term.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Anderson, Glenn, Haynes, McIntosh, Oaks, B. Robinson, and Sydnor
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Grand Juries
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
State's Attorneys
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure

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October 24, 2017 4:42 P.M.