2009 Regular Session


File Code: Juvenile Law
Sponsored By:
Delegates McComas, Bartlett, Boteler, Eckardt, Elmore, Frank, Haddaway, Impallaria, Sossi, and Stocksdale
Juvenile Causes - Obtaining Testimony of a Material Witness - Procedures


Establishing specified procedures for obtaining the testimony of a specified adult or juvenile material witness in a juvenile court proceeding under specified circumstances; requiring a court to promptly conduct a hearing and make specified determinations if a law enforcement officer takes an adult or a juvenile into custody as a material witness without a court order for body attachment or if a court receives an application for the body attachment of a witness; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Joseph R. Bartlett, District 4A
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds.
Circuit Courts
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Juvenile Causes
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Public Schools
Summonses -see also- Subpoenas

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 3-8A-01 , 3-8A-35 )
Public Safety
( 5-101 )


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