2008 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 181
Sponsored By:
Senators Forehand, Garagiola, Jones, Kelley, King, Madaleno, Pinsky, Pugh, and Raskin
Criminal Procedure - Pretrial Release - Violation of Condition of "No Contact" - Penalty


Making it a misdemeanor to violate a condition of pretrial release that requires a defendant to have no contact with the alleged victim or the alleged victim's premises or place of employment; requiring an officer to arrest with or without a warrant and take into custody a person who the officer has probable cause to believe is in violation of a specified condition of pretrial release; and establishing penalties for a violation of the Act.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Pretrial Detention or Release
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Procedure
( 5-201 , 5-213 )


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