HB0695 (CH0235)

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Crimes - Obstructing Justice - Tampering With or Fabricating Physical Evidence

Sponsored by:

Delegate McComas


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 235

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from destroying, altering, concealing, or removing physical evidence that the person believes may be used in a pending or future official proceeding with the intent to impair the verity or availability of the physical evidence, or from fabricating physical evidence with the intent to deceive in order to impair the verity of the physical evidence, with the intent that the fabricated physical evidence be introduced in a pending or future official proceeding; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates McComas, Clippinger, Cluster, Dumais, Dwyer, Elliott, Glass, K. Kelly, Krebs, McDermott, Sophocleus, Stocksdale, Swain, Valentino-Smith, and Wood
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

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October 24, 2017 1:51 P.M.