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HB 992 - Parole for Drug Offenders - Key Vote

Maryland Key Votes

Martin O'Malley vetoed this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Parole for Drug Offenders

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Parole for Drug Offenders

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows for early parole for an individual convicted of a second drug offense.

Highlights:
-Prevents second-time drug offenders from receiving parole if they were also convicted of a violent crime while committing the drug-related crime (Sec. 1). -Allows offenders to participate in drug treatment programs in prison (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (71-66) - (Key vote)

Title: Parole for Drug Offenders

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows for early parole for an individual convicted of a second drug offense.

Highlights:
-Prevents second-time drug offenders from receiving parole if they were also convicted of a violent crime while committing the drug-related crime (Sec. 1). -Allows offenders to participate in drug treatment programs in prison (Sec. 1).
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NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Parole for Drug Offenders

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