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Courts - Grand Juries - Prohibited Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sydnor


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting a grand jury from inquiring into an offense that involves a shooting or the alleged use of excessive force by a law enforcement officer that leads to the death of a person in law enforcement custody.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Sydnor, Conaway, Gutierrez, Jackson, Jalisi, Morales, Platt, and Smith
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide
Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Arrests
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Grand Juries
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Violence -see also- Domestic Violence; Harassment
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings

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