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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Moon


In the House - Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)

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 after the issuance of the citation; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Moon, Luedtke, Conaway, Korman, McCray, Platt, Queen, Sanchez, Sydnor, Tarlau, M. Washington, and B. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0940
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0242 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Gaming
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Citations
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
District Courts
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Gaming -see also- Awards, Medals; Bingo; Lottery; Raffles
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(12-102, 12-103)

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November 28, 2017 12:59 P.M.