SB0545

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Legislative Immunity - Prosecutions for Bribery

Sponsored by:

Senator Frosh

Status:

In the House - Hearing 4/02 at 1:00 p.m.


Synopsis:Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to provide that the legislative immunity or privilege for words spoken in debate does not apply in a prosecution for bribery; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Frosh, Brinkley, Brochin, Conway, Dyson, Getty, Glassman, Kittleman, Madaleno, Middleton, Miller, Robey, and Stone
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0284 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  Listen to Committee HearingJudiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
State Government - General Assembly
Narrow Subject(s):Bribery
Constitutional Amendments
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Ethics
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Referendum
Statutes:Article - III - Legislative Department
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October 2, 2015 9:12 A.M.