2010 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 517
Sponsored By:
Delegates Levi, James, Anderson, Beidle, Bohanan, Dumais, Dwyer, Feldman, Frank, Jameson, Jennings, Kelly, Kramer, Mathias, McComas, McHale, Morhaim, Rice, Riley, Tarrant, Valderrama, Vaughn, Walker, Waldstreicher, Simmons, Barnes, Carter, Lee, McConkey, Rosenberg, Love, Costa, George, King, Kipke, Schuh, Sophocleus, and Smigiel
Maryland Gang Prosecution Act of 2010


Altering the definition of criminal gang to repeal the requirement that an association of three or more persons whose members meet specified criteria be ongoing; altering specified factors that persons can have in common to be considered a criminal gang; altering the list of underlying crimes for criminal gang activity; altering a specified prohibition concerning participation in criminal gang activity to repeal the requirement that a pattern of criminal gang activity be ongoing; 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 3/2 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Special Order 4/1 (Delegate Gutierrez) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Gutierrez) Rejected
Floor Amendment (Delegate Braveboy)
Motion vote previous question (Delegate Minnick) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Braveboy) Rejected
Special Order 4/2 (Delegate Nathan-Pulliam) Adopted
Special Order later today (Delegate Benson) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Benson)
Motion vote previous question (Delegate Impallaria) Adopted (89-42)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Benson) Rejected (30-101)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Pena-Melnyk) Rejected
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Motion vote previous question (Delegate Cane) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (111-28)
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
Favorable with Amendments
Special Order later today (Senator Harrington) Adopted

Sponsored by:

Delegate Gerron S. Levi, District 23A
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate John L. Bohanan, Jr., District 29B
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate J. B. Jennings, District 7
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate James J. King, District 33A
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 9-801 , 9-804 , 9-805 , 9-806 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 273922/01     Offered on: April 1, 2010   at: 10:44 a.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 412614/04     Offered on: March 31, 2010   at: 11:09 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 643929/01     Offered on: April 1, 2010   at: 10:39 a.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 723827/01     Offered on: April 2, 2010   at: 2:20 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 733228/02     Offered on: April 2, 2010   at: 2:51 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 338973/01     Offered on: April 12, 2010   at: 11:34 p.m.     Status: Special Ordered
Committee Votes :
Judicial Proceedings
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 28, 2010: Motion vote previous question (Impallaria) Adopted (89-42)
March 28, 2010: Floor Amendment (Benson) Rejected (30-101)
March 30, 2010: Third Reading Passed (111-28)