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Criminal Procedure - Postconviction Review - Conviction of Human Trafficking Victim

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


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
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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.
Human Rights
State's Attorneys
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure

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October 24, 2017 5:01 P.M.