2008 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Delegates Cardin, Anderson, Haynes, Ramirez, Rosenberg, Smigiel, Vallario, and Waldstreicher
Criminal Appeals - District Courts - Stay of Sentence and Release


Requiring, in a criminal appeal from a final judgment in District Court, that the District Court stay service of a sentence of imprisonment, and release a defendant under specified circumstances; authorizing the District Court to impose conditions for release of the defendant or deny release of the defendant pending appeal in accordance with the Maryland Rules; requiring the District Court to state reasons in writing or on the record for denying release; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Circuit Courts
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
District Courts
Judicial Review -see also- Appeals
Pretrial Detention or Release
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 3-702 , 12-401 , 12-401 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered