SB0556

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Criminal Procedure - Persons Committed as Not Criminally Responsible - Release

Sponsored by:

Senator Stone

Status:

In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings


Synopsis:Requiring the State's Attorney to be a party to, and have specified rights in, specified proceedings relating to the release of a person committed to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as not criminally responsible under the test for criminal responsibility; providing for specified de novo hearings in specified release cases where the underlying crime is a specified crime of violence; authorizing a court considering a specified release to continue its hearing to take additional evidence; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Stone
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1112
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  Listen to Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Hearings, Office of
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Evidence
Hearings
Judges
Mental Health
Notices
Pretrial Detention or Release
State's Attorneys
Trials
Violence -see also- Domestic Violence; Harassment
Witnesses
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(3-114 through 3-120, 3-122)

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October 2, 2015 9:12 A.M.