2013 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Mail Theft - Penalty

Sponsored by:

Delegate Niemann


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from knowingly and willfully removing, taking, possessing, obtaining, or receiving mail under specified circumstances without the permission of the United States Postal Service or the intended recipient of the mail; providing penalties for a violation of the Act; repealing a provision that prohibits opening a letter without permission that is rendered inconsistent with the Act; providing that a prosecution under the Act does not preclude a prosecution for theft; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Niemann
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0272 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Postal Service
Statutes of Limitation
Theft -see also- Shoplifting
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(3-905, 7-106.1)

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