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Crimes - Female Genital Mutilation - Penalties

Sponsored by:

Delegate Miele


In the House - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)

Synopsis:Increasing the maximum penalties for female genital mutilation from 5 years imprisonment or a $5,000 fine or both to 20 years imprisonment or a $10,000 fine or both; and applying the Act prospectively.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Miele, Afzali, Angel, Carozza, Cluster, McComas, McMillan, Morgan, Rey, Reznik, Rose, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Women -see also- Gender
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(20-601, 20-602, 20-603)

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February 21, 2018 3:01 P.M.