HB0623

Find a 2016 Bill:

2016 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Criminal Procedure - Postconviction Review - Conviction of Human Trafficking Victim

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais

Status:

In the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.


Synopsis:Authorizing a person to file a motion to vacate a judgment for specified convictions if the person's participation in the underlying offense was a result of the person having been a victim of human trafficking or related extortion; repealing a requirement that the State's Attorney sign a specified motion; requiring a person to provide a copy of a specified motion to the State's Attorney; authorizing the State's Attorney to respond to a specified motion within 90 days after receipt of the motion; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais and Morales
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0866
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Committee(s):
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Extortion
Hearings
Human Rights
Judgments
Prostitution
State's Attorneys
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
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October 24, 2017 5:01 P.M.