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Criminal Procedure - Life Without Parole - Imposition

Sponsored by:

Delegate Anderson


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting a court from imposing a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole on an individual who was under the age of 18 years at the time the offense was committed.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Anderson, Atterbeary, Brooks, Conaway, Dumais, Glenn, Gutierrez, Jalisi, Lierman, McCray, Moon, Morales, Oaks, Queen, Rosenberg, Sydnor, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0196
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0518 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Juvenile Causes
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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November 28, 2017 1:00 P.M.