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Legislation


2012 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 587

File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Sponsored By:
Chair, Judiciary Committee (By Request - Departmental - Public Safety and Correctional Services)
Entitled:
Criminal Law - Contraband - Telecommunication Devices - Penalty

Synopsis:

Prohibiting a person from attempting to deliver a telecommunication device to a person detained or confined in a specified place of confinement; increasing the penalty for a person detained or confined in a place of confinement who knowingly possesses or receives a telecommunication device; increasing the penalty for specified subsequent violations of the prohibition against telecommunication devices in places of confinement; requiring a sentence imposed under the Act to be served consecutive to another sentence; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
2/6
First Reading Judiciary
2/8
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
3/8
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Judiciary Committee, Chair
Departmental
Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Correctional Institutions -see also- Patuxent Institution
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Telecommunications and Information Technology

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 9-417 )

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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