HB1327

Find a 2016 Bill:

2016 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Courts - Law Enforcement Officer as Witness - Prohibition on Postponement for Inability to Appear

Sponsored by:

Delegate Glass

Status:

In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary


Synopsis:Prohibiting a court from postponing a trial or hearing for a misdemeanor violation of the Maryland Vehicle Law for which the penalty is a fine not exceeding $500 if a law enforcement officer is a witness unless the law enforcement officer provides at least 1 week's advance notice of the officer's inability to attend and the court promptly notifies the person charged with the violation of the postponement.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Glass
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Committee(s):
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Hearings
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Motor Vehicle Operation
Notices
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Trials
Witnesses
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
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October 24, 2017 5:05 P.M.