HB0537

Find a 2014 Bill:

2014 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Criminal Procedure - Pretrial Confinement and Release of Criminal Defendants - Initial Appearance and Representation by the Office of the Public Defender

Sponsored by:

Chair, Judiciary Committee

Status:

In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn


Synopsis:Requiring a District Court commissioner to conduct specified duties relating to an initial appearance of a defendant in accordance with specified court rules; requiring a person arrested to be presented before a District Court judge for a specified initial appearance under specified circumstances; requiring a person arrested to be presented before a commissioner for a specified initial appearance under specified circumstances; requiring the Office of the Public Defender to provide representation at a specified appearance; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Chair, Judiciary Committee (By Request - Maryland Judicial Conference)
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2015
Contingency - on enactment of another bill
Committee(s):
Judiciary   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Arrests
Bail
District Courts
Hearings
Indigent Persons
Judges
Legal Aid
Pretrial Detention or Release
Telecommunications and Information Technology
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October 24, 2017 1:50 P.M.