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HB 0261 - Criminal Procedure - Criminal Defendants - Citations and Appearances
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Tracking Level: Support
Sponsor: Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Last Action: 5/22/2012 - Approved by the Governor - - Chapter 505
House Committee: House Committee on Judiciary
Senate Committee: Senate Committee on Judicial Proceedings
Assigned To:
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Related Documents
1/31/2012Testimony - Click to View

Bill Summary from the State Site - Click for the State Summary Page / Click for Current Full Text
BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-HB 261
2012 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 261

EMERGENCY BILL File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Delegates Vallario, McDermott, Anderson, Dumais, Glenn, K. Kelly, Simmons, Smigiel, Valentino-Smith, and Wilson
Entitled:
Criminal Procedure - Criminal Defendants - Citations and Appearances

Synopsis:

Declaring the intention of the General Assembly to monitor issues and determine whether modification of a specified Act is required; authorizing an individual to file an application for a statement of charges with a District Court commissioner; authorizing a District Court commissioner to issue a summons or an arrest warrant under specified circumstances; requiring a police officer to charge a person by citation for specified misdemeanors and local ordinance violations; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
1/27
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 1/31 at 1:00 p.m.
2/27

Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
2/28
Favorable with Amendments {282119/5 Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Vallario) {263426/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/1
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
4/2
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (132-0)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
3/2
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
4/5
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
3/30
Favorable with Amendments {918672/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/31
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
5/22
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 505

Sponsored by:

Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Geraldine Valentino-Smith, District 23A
Delegate C. T. Wilson, District 28

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Arrests
Attorneys
Bail
Circuit Courts
Citations
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crime Control and Prevention, Governor's Office of
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Discrimination
District Courts
Emergency Bills
Ethnic Affairs
Evidence
Hearings
Indigent Persons
Judges
Juvenile Causes
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Legal Aid
Legislative Services, Department of
Minorities -see also- Women
Notices
Police Training Commission
Pretrial Detention or Release
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Reports
State's Attorneys
Summonses -see also- Subpoenas
Sunset

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 2-607 , 10-922 )
Criminal Procedure
( 4-101 , 4-101.1 , 5-215 , 16-204 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments:
House
Number: 263426/01     Offered on: February 28, 2012   at: 10:42 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 282119/05     Offered on: February 28, 2012   at: 10:36 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Senate
Number: 918672/01     Offered on: April 5, 2012   at: 11:33 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
House
Judiciary
Senate
Judicial Proceedings
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 1, 2012: Third Reading Passed (133-0)
April 2, 2012: Third Reading Passed (132-0)
Senate
March 31, 2012: Third Reading Passed (46-0)