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Criminal Procedure - Conditional Release - Electronic Monitoring (Amber's Law)

Sponsored by:

Senator Lee


In the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

Synopsis:Requiring a judicial officer to provide a specified individual with the opportunity to request specified reasonable protections for the safety of an alleged victim or the victim's family at a specified time; requiring that a specified victim impact statement identify a request by a victim that a person be placed on electronic monitoring or electronic monitoring with victim stay-away alert technology; requiring that information be available to a victim on how to request that a person be placed on specified electronic monitoring; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Lee, Feldman, Guzzone, Kagan, Kelley, King, Madaleno, Manno, Nathan-Pulliam, Robinson, and Smith
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1163
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0004 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingRules and Executive Nominations
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Electronic Surveillance -see also- Wiretapping
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Pretrial Detention or Release
Publications -see also- Maryland Register
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(11-101, 11-104, 11-402, 11-914, 11-105)

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November 28, 2017 1:13 P.M.