2009 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Prior Year Introduction As: HB 144/08 - JUD Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 202
Sponsored By:
Senator Gladden
Criminal Appeals - District Court - 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 occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

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

Bill affects the following Statutes:

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