HB0593 (CH0800)

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State Compensation for Erroneous Conviction and Imprisonment - Certification of Error

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 800

Synopsis:Authorizing a specified individual to request that a State's Attorney certify that a conviction was made in error under specified circumstances; providing that an individual is eligible for a specified grant from the Board of Public Works if a State's Attorney has certified that the individual's conviction was made in error; establishing the Task force to Study Erroneous Conviction and Imprisonment; requiring the Task Force to report its finding to the Governor and General Assembly by December 15, 2017; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Dumais
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0348
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Crime Control and Prevention, Governor's Office of
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Public Works, Board of
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
State's Attorneys
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
Article - State Finance and Procurement

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November 28, 2017 1:01 P.M.