Passed BothConf. Cmte
- Criminal Procedure - Probation, Parole, and Pretrial Release Violations - Cannabis Use
- Sponsored by
- Delegates Young, Addison, Amprey, Attar, Boafo, Bridges, Conaway, Davis, Embry, J. Long, Mireku-North, Stewart, Toles, Vogel, Wilkins, and Williams
- In the Senate - Hearing 3/30 at 1:00 p.m.
Fiscal and Policy Note
Racial Equity Impact Note
Prohibiting a court from revoking a defendant's pretrial release or finding that a defendant has violated probation, and the Maryland Parole Commission from finding that a parolee has violated parole, based solely on the use of cannabis or a positive cannabis test unless the court or Commission, at the time of ordering pretrial release, makes a finding that the use of cannabis could create a danger to the defendant or others and includes as a condition of pretrial release, probation, or parole that the defendant may not use cannabis.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2023
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Last Updated: 3/23/2023 8:57 AM