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Proposed Maryland Firearm Legislation SB164

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Legislation Overview

Title: Crimes - Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Crime - Diminution Credits and Sentencing

Subject: Public Safety: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes: Courts: Crimes and Punishments: Guns: Penalties and Sentences: Prisoners: Violence: Weapons

Description: Prohibiting the earning of diminution credits to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate committed to the custody of the Commissioner of Correction or sentenced to a term of imprisonment in a local correctional facility who is serving a sentence for the use of specified firearms in the commission of specified crimes; prohibiting a court from suspending any part of a specified mandatory minimum sentence; and applying the Act prospectively.

Session: 2014 Regular Session

Last Action: Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.

Last Action Date: February 26, 2014


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4 sponsors: James Brochin; Brian J. Feldman; Joseph M Getty; Catherine E Pugh;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 9% (4 of 47)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 26, 2014 Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Jan 13, 2014 First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Jan 14, 2014 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Link: link to state bill page

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