2011 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Delegates Cluster, Boteler, Clippinger, Hough, McComas, McDermott, and Smigiel
Criminal Procedure - Parole - Eligibility


Increasing from 6 months to 1 year the minimum period that an inmate must be sentenced to serve before becoming eligible to be considered for an investigation by the Division of Parole and Probation or the Division of Correction to enable the Maryland Parole Commission to determine the advisability of granting parole to the inmate.

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 3/1 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate John W. E. Cluster, Jr., District 8
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Luke Clippinger, District 46
Delegate Michael J. Hough, District 3B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Correction, Division of
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest.
Parole and Probation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders

Bill affects the following Statute:

Correctional Services
( 7-301 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered