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Criminal Law - Violent Offenders - Penalties (Accountability for Violent Criminals Act of 2018)

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In the House - Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Increasing the amount of time a certain inmate who is sentenced to life imprisonment must serve before parole eligibility; eliminating parole eligibility for certain violent offenders under certain circumstances; restricting a court from ordering a certain substance use evaluation and commitment for a certain defendant charged with, convicted of, or serving a sentence for a crime of violence under certain circumstances; and making the provisions of the Act severable.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Adams, Afzali, Anderton, Arentz, Aumann, Beitzel, Buckel, Carozza, Cassilly, Ciliberti, Clark, Cluster, Corderman, Fisher, Folden, Ghrist, Glass, Grammer, Hornberger, S. Howard, Impallaria, Jacobs, Kipke, Kittleman, Krebs, Long, Malone, Mautz, McComas, McConkey, McDonough, McKay, Metzgar, Miele, W. Miller, Morgan, Otto, Parrott, Reilly, Rey, Rose, Saab, Shoemaker, Szeliga, Vogt, West, and Wivell
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Cross-filed with: SB0199
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
By Request of the Governor
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Emergency Bills
Parole and Probation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Substance Abuse
Violence -see also- Domestic Violence; Harassment; Threats
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services
Article - Criminal Law
Article - Health - General
(8-505, 8-506, 8-507)

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February 7, 2018 11:47 A.M.