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Original
Chamber
1st
Reading
Referral
to Cmte
2nd
Reading
3rd
Reading
Opposite
Chamber
1st
Reading
Referral
to Cmte
2nd
Reading
3rd
Reading
Review in
Original Chamber
Passed Both
Chambers
Conf. Cmte
(if necessary)
To Governor
Title
Criminal Procedure – Postconviction Review – Motion for Reduction of Sentence
Sponsored by
Delegate Williams
Status
In the House - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Authorizing a State's Attorney to file a motion for a reduction of sentence at any time during the period of active incarceration; authorizing the Court to consider multiple factors in determining whether to reduce a sentence, disciplinary record and record of rehabilitation, evidence reflecting a diminished risk for future violence, and changes in circumstances since the original conviction; prohibiting the State's Attorney, if the court denies the motion, from filing a subsequent motion for at least 3 years; etc.
Committee Testimony
Details
Cross-filed with: SB0976
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2022
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/10/2022
Legislative Date
2/10/2022
Action
First Reading Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/11/2022
Legislative Date
2/11/2022
Action
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 2/10/2022 2/10/2022 First Reading Judiciary
Text - First - Criminal Procedure – Postconviction Review – Motion for Reduction of Sentence
House 2/11/2022 2/11/2022 Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Last Updated: 2/23/2022 10:06 AM
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