HB0909 (CH0650)

2013 Regular Session



Criminal Procedure - Venue for Prosecution of Murder and Manslaughter

Sponsored by:

Delegate Valentino-Smith


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 650

Synopsis:Authorizing that a prosecution of a person for a violation of specified provisions of law prohibiting murder and manslaughter be brought in the county in which the crime occurred or, if the location of the crime cannot be determined, in the county in which the body or parts of the body were found.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Valentino-Smith, Clippinger, Swain, and Valderrama
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0872
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure

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