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§ 8-102. Right to a single sentence review

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal ProcedureEffective: October 1, 2007

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Other Postconviction Review (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. In General (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2007
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 8-102
§ 8-102. Right to a single sentence review
Persons serving sentences exceeding two years in a correctional facility
(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a person convicted of a crime by a circuit court and sentenced to serve a sentence that exceeds 2 years in a correctional facility is entitled to a single sentence review by a review panel.
Persons not entitled to sentence review
(b) A person is not entitled:
(1) to a sentence review if the sentence was imposed by more than one circuit court judge; or
(2) to a review of an order requiring a suspended part of a sentence to be served if:
(i) the sentence originally was wholly or partly suspended;
(ii) the sentence was reviewed; and
(iii) the suspended sentence or suspended part of that sentence later was required to be served.
Calculation of total period of sentence
(c) For purposes of this subtitle, a sentence that exceeds 2 years is a sentence in which the total period of the sentence and any unserved time of a prior or simultaneous sentence exceeds 2 years, including:
(1) a sentence imposed by a circuit court;
(2) a requirement by a circuit court that all or part of a suspended sentence be served; and
(3) a prior or simultaneous sentence, suspended or not suspended, that has been imposed by a court or other authority of the State or of another jurisdiction.


Added by Acts 2001, c. 10, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2001. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 19, § 1, eff. April 9, 2002; Acts 2005, c. 387, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2005; Acts 2007, c. 647, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2007.
Formerly Art. 27, §§ 645JA, 645JB.
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 8-102, MD CRIM PROC § 8-102
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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