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2018 Regular Session



Courts - Aggravated Murder Court

Sponsored by:

Delegate Impallaria


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
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
Statutes:Article - IV - Judiciary Department
(1, 3, 8, 27)
Article - V - Attorney-General and State's Attorneys

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February 21, 2018 2:32 P.M.