2012 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Delegates Bates, Afzali, Aumann, Burns, Elliott, Glass, Jameson, Kipke, Krebs, McComas, McDonough, Parrott, Schuh, Sophocleus, Stocksdale, and Wood
Death Penalty - Evidentiary Requirements - Murder in the First Degree Committed in a Correctional Facility


Establishing that the requirement that a defendant found guilty of murder in the first degree may be sentenced to death only if the State presents specified evidence does not apply if the defendant committed the murder while confined in a correctional facility.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/20 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Kathy Afzali, District 4A
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate Glen Glass, District 34A
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Neil Parrott, District 2B
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Correctional Institutions -see also- Patuxent Institution
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Death Penalty
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 2-202 )


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Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered