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Criminal Procedure - Child Pornography - Discovery Exception

Sponsored by:

Delegate Wilson, B.


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting the reproduction of specified obscene material in a prosecution for specified child pornography charges; requiring the State to make specified material available for a specified defendant to review; requiring the State to produce redacted copies of specified material under specified circumstances; requiring the State to produce metadata of specified material under specified circumstances; clarifying that a specified defendant is not entitled during discovery to specified material; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate B. Wilson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Evidence
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Pornography -see also- Nudity and Sexual Displays; Obscenity
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
Article - Criminal Law

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November 28, 2017 1:02 P.M.