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2015 Regular Session



Crimes - Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Crime - Diminution Credits and Sentencing

Sponsored by:

Delegate Schulz


In the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting the earning of diminution credits to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate committed to the custody of the Commissioner of Correction or sentenced to a term of imprisonment in a local correctional facility who is serving a sentence for the use of specified firearms in the commission of specified crimes; prohibiting a court from suspending any part of a specified mandatory minimum sentence; and applying the Act prospectively.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Schulz
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0712 Session: 2014 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Violence -see also- Domestic Violence; Harassment
Weapons -see also- Guns
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services
(11-502, 3-702)
Article - Criminal Law

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October 24, 2017 4:40 P.M.