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Legislation


2012 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 272

File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Prior Year Introduction As: HB 862/11 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 646
Sponsored By:
Delegate Niemann
Entitled:
Criminal Law - Mail Theft - Penalty

Synopsis:

Prohibiting a person from knowingly and willfully removing, taking, possessing, obtaining, or receiving mail under specified circumstances without the permission of the United States Postal Service or the intended recipient; providing penalties for a violation of the Act; repealing a provision that prohibits opening a letter without permission that is rendered inconsistent with the Act; providing that a prosecution under the Act does not preclude a prosecution for theft; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
1/27
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/7 at 1:00 p.m.
2/20
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Postal Service
Statutes of Limitation
Theft -see also- Shoplifting

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 3-905 , 7-106.1 )

Documents

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Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
House
Judiciary
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