MD HB782 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 18 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-03-18 - First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Altering the eligibility for the filing of a certain motion to vacate judgment if the person's participation in the offense was a direct result of being a victim of human trafficking; requiring that a certain motion be served on a certain State's Attorney; requiring that a certain motion be mailed to a victim or victim's representative at a certain address if the qualifying offense occurred within 5 years before the filing of the motion; requiring the court to take certain factors into consideration when making a certain finding; etc.

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Criminal Procedure - Motion to Vacate Judgment - Human Trafficking (True Freedom Act of 2019)


Roll Calls

2019-03-13 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (131-7) (Y: 132 N: 8 NV: 2 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2019-03-18SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings
2019-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (131-7)
2019-03-15HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments {102512/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
2019-02-08HouseHearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-08HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments