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SB 0284 - Legislative Immunity - Prosecutions for Bribery
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Sponsor: Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Last Action: 3/5/2012 - S Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
Senate Committee: Senate Committee on Judicial Proceedings
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-SB 284
2012 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 284

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
File Code: State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Sponsored By:
Senators Frosh, Brinkley, Brochin, Conway, Dyson, Garagiola, Getty, Glassman, Kasemeyer, Kittleman, Madaleno, Middleton, Miller, Robey, and Stone
Entitled:
Legislative Immunity - Prosecutions for Bribery

Synopsis:

Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to provide that the legislative immunity or privilege for words spoken in debate does not apply in a prosecution for bribery; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
1/26
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
1/30
Hearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m.
3/5
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator David R. Brinkley, District 4
Senator James Brochin, District 42
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Joseph M. Getty, District 5
Senator Barry Glassman, District 35
Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer, District 12
Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., District 27
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Bribery
Constitutional Amendments
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Ethics
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee.
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Referendum

Bill affects the following Statute:

Article - III - Legislative Department
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Documents

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Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Senate
Judicial Proceedings