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Criminal Law - Betting, Wagering, and Gambling - Civil Offense

Sponsored by:

Delegate Moon


In the Senate - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Altering the penalty for specified conduct relating to betting, wagering, or gambling; making specified conduct relating to betting, wagering, or gambling a civil offense; authorizing a police officer to issue a citation under specified circumstances; establishing requirements for a citation issued under the Act; requiring the police officer to forward a copy of the citation to a specified court; providing that a person may request a trial within 30 days of issuance of the citation; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Moon, Anderson, Atterbeary, Barron, Carter, Glass, Gutierrez, Luedtke, Morales, Sanchez, Smith, and Sydnor
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Budget and Taxation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Gaming
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Citations
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
District Courts
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Gaming -see also- Bingo; Lottery; Raffles
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Summonses -see also- Subpoenas
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(12-102, 12-103)

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October 24, 2017 4:58 P.M.