2008 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Prior Year Introduction As: SB 211/07 Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 645
Sponsored By:
Delegates Rosenberg, Ali, Anderson, Barnes, Benson, Bobo, Branch, Burns, Cane, Carter, V. Clagett, Conaway, Dumais, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Glenn, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Harrison, Haynes, Healey, Heller, Hixson, Holmes, Howard, Hubbard, Hucker, Jones, Kaiser, Kirk, Krysiak, Lafferty, Lee, Love, Manno, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Proctor, Ramirez, Reznik, Robinson, Stukes, Tarrant, Taylor, V. Turner, Valderrama, and Vaughn
Criminal Law - Death Penalty - Repeal


Repealing the death penalty; repealing procedures and requirements related to the death penalty; providing that specified inmates who have been sentenced to death may not be executed and shall be considered as having received a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole under specified circumstances; 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 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Death Penalty
Parole and Probation
Patuxent Institution
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Correctional Services
( 3-901 , 4-101 , 4-305 , 6-112 , 7-301 , 7-601 )
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 8-404 , 8-420 , 9-204 , 12-307 )
Criminal Law
( 2-201 , 2-202 , 2-301 , 2-303 , 2-304 , 2-305 , 2-401 , 14-101 )
Criminal Procedure
( 3-105 , 3-106 , 3-107 , 5-101 , 7-101 , 7-103 , 7-107 , 7-201 , 8-108 , 11-404 )
Health - General
( 8-505 )


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