2012 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 199
Sponsored By:
Chair, Judicial Proceedings Committee (By Request - Maryland Judicial Conference)
Courts - Sentence Review - Review Panel


Altering the number of judges on a criminal sentence review panel; altering a definition to require review panel judges to be of a specified judicial circuit; clarifying who is entitled to a sentence review by a review panel; clarifying that a sentence includes any suspended portion for the purposes of a sentence review; repealing a provision of law authorizing a specified sentencing judge to sit with a review panel in an advisory capacity; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/8 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Judicial Proceedings Committee, Chair
Judicial Conference, Maryland

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Circuit Courts
Judicial Review -see also- Appeals
Parole and Probation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Procedure
( 8-101 , 8-102 , 8-105 , 8-106 )


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