2012 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Senator Gladden
Inmates - Life Imprisonment - Parole Approval - Felony Murder Accomplice


Providing that, if eligible for parole, a person or an inmate who is serving a sentence of life imprisonment based on a first degree murder conviction involving circumstances in which the eligible person or inmate was not a principal in the first degree to the crime may be paroled without the approval of the Governor; providing that the Board of Review of Patuxent Institution or the Maryland Parole Commission shall make a specified determination by a preponderance of the evidence; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Parole and Probation
Patuxent Institution
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Review Boards

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Correctional Services
( 4-305 , 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