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§ 5-103. Requirement for validation study of pretrial risk scoring instrument

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal ProcedureEffective: July 1, 2021

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Release (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. In General (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2021
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 5-103
§ 5-103. Requirement for validation study of pretrial risk scoring instrument
“Pretrial risk scoring instrument” defined
(a) In this section, “pretrial risk scoring instrument” means a tool, a metric, an algorithm, or software that is used to assist in determining the eligibility of a defendant for pretrial release in a pretrial proceeding based on the defendant's flight risk and threat to community safety.
In general
(b) A jurisdiction that uses a pretrial risk scoring instrument to determine the eligibility of a defendant for pretrial release shall have an independent validation study of the pretrial risk scoring instrument conducted at least once every 5 years.

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Added by Acts 2020, c. 41, § 1, eff. July 1, 2021.
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 5-103, MD CRIM PROC § 5-103
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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