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Criminal Procedure - Maryland Animal Abuse Registry

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jackson


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to establish the Maryland Animal Abuse Registry; requiring the Registry to be updated in a certain manner and to include certain information; requiring a certain person convicted of certain crimes involving animals to register with a certain county sheriff; exempting a person from registration under certain circumstances; requiring a court to order a defendant convicted of an animal abuse crime to participate in and pay for certain counseling; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Jackson, Chang, Hettleman, Knotts, and Korman
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Abuse -see also- Child Abuse & Neg.; Elder Abuse & Neg., etc
Animals -see also- Birds; Dogs
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Data -see also- Census; Demographics
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
Mental and Behavioral Health
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Public Information
Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Residency -see also- Immigrants and Citizenship
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(10-604 through 10-607.1, 10-608, 10-627)
Article - Criminal Procedure
(11-1101 through 11-1109)

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March 2, 2018 10:22 A.M.