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Criminal Procedure - Domestic Violence - Active Electronic Monitoring (Amber's Law)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Miller, A.


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Authorizing the court, as a condition of a defendant's pretrial release on a charge of violating a protective order or if the court suspends the sentence of a defendant convicted of failing to comply with relief granted in an interim protective order, a temporary protective order, or a final protective order, to order that the defendant be supervised by active electronic monitoring; requiring a defendant to pay monitoring fees; and authorizing the court to exempt the defendant from the fees under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate A. Miller
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0977
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
District Courts
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Electronic Surveillance -see also- Wiretapping
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Parole and Probation
Protection Orders
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(5-202, 6-221)
Article - Family Law

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October 24, 2017 4:56 P.M.