2000 Regular Session


CHAPTER NUMBER: 392 File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 420
Sponsored By:
Delegate Vallario (Task Force to Examine Maryland's Crime Victims' Rights Laws) and Delegates Amedori, Arnick, R. Baker, W. Baker, Barkley, Barve, Benson, Boschert, Boutin, Bozman, Brinkley, Bronrott, Burns, Cadden, Clagett, Cole, Conroy, Conway, Cryor, DeCarlo, Dembrow, Dewberry, Doory, Dypski, Edwards, Elliott, Finifter, Flanagan, Franchot, Frush, Fulton, Giannetti, Glassman, Goldwater, Hammen, Harrison, Healey, Hecht, Heller, Hixson, Howard, Hubbard, Hubers, Hurson, Hutchins, A. Jones, V. Jones, Kach, K. Kelly, Klausmeier, Klima, Kopp, La Vay, Leopold, Linton, Love, Mandel, McHale, McIntosh, McKee, Menes, Moe, Mohorovic, Morhaim, O'Donnell, Owings, Paige, Parrott, Petzold, Pitkin, Proctor, Rawlings, Redmer, Riley, Rosso, Rudolph, Rzepkowski, Shank, Sher, Shriver, Snodgrass, Stern, Valderrama, Weir, and Wood
Victim's Rights - Transfer to Juvenile Court - Definitions


Altering the definition of victim relating to transfer of criminal cases to the juvenile court; altering the definition of victim to include family members and guardians of deceased or disabled victims for purposes of rights and procedures relating to victims; etc.

History by Legislative Date

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Judiciary
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
Returned Passed
Signed by the Governor Chapter 392
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
Sponsored by:
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Carmen Amedori, District 5
Delegate John S. Arnick, District 7
Delegate Rushern L. Baker, III, District 22B
Delegate Wheeler R. Baker, District 36
Delegate Charles E. Barkley, District 39
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate David G. Boschert, District 33
Delegate Charles R. Boutin, District 34
Delegate K. Bennett Bozman, District 38
Delegate David R. Brinkley, District 4A
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Joan Cadden, District 31
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate William H. Cole, IV, District 47A
Delegate Mary A. Conroy, District 23
Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38
Crime Victims' Rights Laws, T. F. to Examine MD's
Delegate Jean B. Cryor, District 15
Delegate Diane DeCarlo, District 6
Delegate Dana Lee Dembrow, District 20
Delegate Thomas E. Dewberry, District 47B
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Cornell N. Dypski, District 46
Delegate George C. Edwards, District 1A
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate Michael J. Finifter, District 11
Delegate Robert L. Flanagan, District 14B
Delegate Peter Franchot, District 20
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tony E. Fulton, District 40
Delegate John A. Giannetti, Jr., District 13B
Delegate Barry Glassman, District 35A
Delegate Marilyn R. Goldwater, District 16
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22A
Delegate C. Sue Hecht, District 3
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23
Delegate Nancy M. Hubers, District 6
Delegate John A. Hurson, District 18
Delegate Thomas E. "Tim" Hutchins, District 28
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Verna L. Jones, District 44
Delegate Wade Kach, District 9A
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Delegate Martha S. Klima, District 9A
Delegate Nancy K. Kopp, District 16
Delegate Richard La Vay, District 15
Delegate John R. Leopold, District 31
Delegate Samuel C. Linton, District 28
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Adrienne A. Mandel, District 19
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 47A
Delegate Maggie L. McIntosh, District 42
Delegate Robert A. McKee, District 2A
Delegate Pauline H. Menes, District 21
Delegate Brian R. Moe, District 21
Delegate Jacob J. Mohorovic, Jr., District 7
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate George W. Owings, III, District 27B
Delegate Jeffrey A. Paige, District 44
Delegate Joanne S. Parrott, District 35A
Delegate Carol S. Petzold, District 19
Delegate Joan B. Pitkin, District 23
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Howard P. Rawlings, District 40
Delegate Alfred W. Redmer, Jr., District 8
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34
Delegate Mary M. Rosso, District 31
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 35B
Delegate James E. Rzepkowski, District 32
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Tod David Sher, District 14A
Delegate Mark K. Shriver, District 15
Delegate Louise V. Snodgrass, District 3
Delegate Joan F. Stern, District 39
Delegate David M. Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Michael H. Weir, District 6
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:
Bill affects the following Statutes:
Article - 27 Crimes and Punishments
( 594A , 770 )


Bill Text: First Reading (PDF), Third Reading (PDF), Enrolled
Fiscal Note: Available (PDF)
Amendments: None offered
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 10, 2000: Third Reading Passed (137-0)
April 3, 2000: Third Reading Passed (45-0)