Tag: crime bills
Republicans unveil legislation aimed at reducing v...
By Bryan Renbaum | March 3, 2021 | General Assembly | 0 |
Maryland Republicans prioritize violent crime legislation
by Capital News Service | March 2, 2023 | General Assembly | 0 |
The General Assembly’s Joint Republican Caucus Thursday shared details about their priority crime package, emphasizing what they said is a continuing rise in juvenile crime. House Minority Whip Jesse Pippy, R-Frederick, said Baltimore City has experienced over 300 homicides each year for the last eight consecutive years.Read More
Republicans unveil legislation aimed at reducing violent crime
by Bryan Renbaum | March 3, 2021 | General Assembly | 0 |
The proposals include measures that would increase penalties for those who use a firearm during the commission of a crime, classify the theft of a firearm as a felony, increase the amount of jail time that prisoners must serve before they are eligible for parole, and establish a special unit within the Office of Attorney General to prosecute violent crimes in Baltimore City.Read More
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