SB0528 (CH0005)

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Criminal Procedure - Seizure and Forfeiture

Sponsored by:

Senator Raskin


Became law per Maryland Constitution, Chapter 5 of 2016

Synopsis:Establishing a minimum amount of $300 that is subject to forfeiture in connection with a controlled dangerous substance violation under specified circumstances; prohibiting a seizing authority or prosecuting authority from directly or indirectly transferring seized property to a federal law enforcement authority or agency, with a specified exception; requiring the seizing authority, within 30 days after the seizure of property, to send by first-class mail specified written information to the owner of the seized property; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Raskin, Brochin, Currie, Feldman, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, Muse, Pinsky, and Zirkin
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0360
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): February 20, 2016
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Court Costs
Crime Control and Prevention, Governor's Office of
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Electronic Government
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Federal Government
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Fire Protection
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Personal Property
Police Training Commission
Postal Service
Public Information
Real Property
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
Search and Seizure
Substance Abuse
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Weapons -see also- Guns
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(12-102, 12-103, 12-312, 12-104, 12-212)

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February 16, 2016 8:24 A.M.