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Criminal Procedure - Petition for Writ of Actual Innocence - Appeal Right

Sponsored by:

Delegate McComas


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Providing that a person aggrieved by an order on a petition for writ of actual innocence, including the Attorney General and a State's Attorney, may appeal to the Court of Special Appeals; requiring the appeal to be in a form set by the Maryland Rules; and providing that the court may stay the order and set bail under specified circumstances.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates McComas and Malone
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0971
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Attorney General
Court of Special Appeals
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Rules and Regulations
State's Attorneys
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure

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