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§ 11-503. Notice of subsequent proceedings

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal ProcedureEffective: December 14, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Title 11. Victims and Witnesses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Postsentencing Procedures (Refs & Annos)
Effective: December 14, 2022
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 11-503
§ 11-503. Notice of subsequent proceedings
Subsequent proceeding defined
(a) In this section, “subsequent proceeding” includes:
(1) a sentence review under § 8-102 of this article;
(2) a hearing on a request to have a sentence modified or vacated under the Maryland Rules;
(3) in a juvenile delinquency proceeding, a review of a commitment order or other disposition under the Maryland Rules;
(4) an appeal to the Appellate Court of Maryland;
(5) an appeal to the Supreme Court of Maryland;
(6) a hearing on an adjustment of special conditions of lifetime sexual offender supervision under § 11-723 of this title or a hearing on a violation of special conditions of lifetime sexual offender supervision or a petition for discharge from special conditions of lifetime sexual offender supervision under § 11-724 of this title; and
(7) any other postsentencing court proceeding.
Written notification requests by victim or victim’s representative
(b) Following conviction or adjudication and sentencing or disposition of a defendant or child respondent, the State's Attorney shall notify the victim or victim's representative of a subsequent proceeding in accordance with § 11-104(f) of this title if:
(1) before the State's Attorney distributes notification request forms under § 11-104(d) of this title, the victim or victim's representative submitted to the State's Attorney a written request to be notified of subsequent proceedings; or
(2) after the State's Attorney distributes notification request forms under § 11-104(d) of this title, the victim or victim's representative submits a notification request form in accordance with § 11-104(e) of this title.
Notice of appeals or subsequent proceedings pertinent to appeal
(c)(1) The State's Attorney's office shall:
(i) notify the victim or victim's representative of all appeals to the Appellate Court of Maryland and the Supreme Court of Maryland; and
(ii) send an information copy of the notification to the Office of the Attorney General.
(2) After the initial notification to the victim or victim's representative or receipt of a notification request form, as defined in § 11-104 of this title, the Office of the Attorney General shall:
(i) notify the victim or victim's representative of each subsequent date pertinent to the appeal, including dates of hearings, postponements, and decisions of the appellate courts; and
(ii) send an information copy of the notification to the State's Attorney's office.
Contents of notice
(d) A notice sent under this section shall include the date, the time, the location, and a brief description of the subsequent proceeding.

Credits

Added by Acts 2001, c. 10, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2001. Amended by Acts 2010, c. 176, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2010, c. 177, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2011, c. 65, § 1, eff. April 12, 2011; Acts 2015, c. 22, § 5; Acts 2016, c. 8, § 5; Acts 2023, c. 49, § 6.
Formerly Art. 27, § 784.
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 11-503, MD CRIM PROC § 11-503
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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