HB0761

Find a 2018 Bill:

2018 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Courts - Aggravated Murder Court

Sponsored by:

Delegate Impallaria

Status:

In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary


Synopsis:Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to authorize the General Assembly to create an Aggravated Murder Court that shall have original and exclusive jurisdiction over all presentments or indictments for offenses previously punishable by death; vesting the judicial power of the State in the Aggravated Murder Court as the General Assembly may create by law; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Impallaria, Folden, Grammer, McComas, and McDonough
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0434 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Committee(s):
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Attorney General
Constitutional Amendments
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Judges
Jurisdiction
Murder
Referendum
Statutes:Article - IV - Judiciary Department
(1, 3, 8, 27)
Article - V - Attorney-General and State's Attorneys
(3)

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February 21, 2018 2:32 P.M.