SB0121

Find a 2016 Bill:

2016 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Criminal Procedure - Modification of Sentences

Sponsored by:

Senator Simonaire

Status:

In the Senate - Hearing 1/28 at 1:30 p.m.


Synopsis:Allowing a motion for modification of sentence to be filed within 90 days after imposition of a sentence; prohibiting a court from increasing a sentence on a motion for modification of sentence; prohibiting a court from reducing a sentence below the sentencing guidelines; requiring that the State's Attorney provide notice to victims regarding a motion for modification of sentence and whether there will be a hearing; prohibiting a court from revising a sentence after 5 years from the date of sentencing; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Simonaire
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Circuit Courts
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
District Courts
Emergency Bills
Hearings
Notices
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
State's Attorneys
Statutes of Limitation
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
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October 24, 2017 5:07 P.M.