2013 Regular Session



Death Penalty Repeal and Appropriation from Savings to Aid Survivors of Homicide Victims

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In the House - Hearing 2/14 at 2:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Repealing the death penalty; repealing procedures and requirements related to the death penalty; providing that in specified cases in which the State has filed a notice to seek a sentence of death, the notice shall be considered withdrawn and it shall be considered a notice to seek a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole under specified circumstances; providing that specified persons serving life sentences are not eligible for Patuxent Institution under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Rosenberg, Anderson, Arora, Aumann, Barnes, Barve, Bobo, Branch, Braveboy, Burns, Cane, Cardin, Carr, Carter, Conaway, Cullison, Dumais, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Glenn, Griffith, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Haynes, Healey, Hixson, Holmes, Howard, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, Jones, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Kramer, Lafferty, Lee, Love, Luedtke, McIntosh, A. Miller, Mitchell, Mizeur, Morhaim, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Proctor, Reznik, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Simmons, Summers, Tarrant, F. Turner, V. Turner, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, A. Washington, M. Washington, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0276
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
By Request of the Governor
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Death Penalty
Patuxent Institution
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services
(4-101, 4-305, 6-112, 7-301, 7-601, 3-901 through 3-909)
Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(12-307, 3-8A-03, 3-8A-06, 8-404, 8-420, 9-204)
Article - Criminal Procedure
(11-916, 3-105, 3-106, 3-107, 4-204, 5-101, 7-101, 7-103, 7-107, 11-404, 7-201 through 7-204, 8-108)
Article - Criminal Law
(14-101, 2-103, 2-201, 2-304, 2-305, 2-202, 2-301, 2-303, 2-401)
Article - Health - General
Article - Transportation

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October 24, 2017 1:01 P.M.