LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS®
To date, there is no legislation specific to mandatory minimum sentencing. However, HB 473 Truth in Sentencing Task Force (Simmons and Kramer) creates a task force that could potentially address that issue. It would be charged with examining state laws relating to sentencing, the diminution of sentences (early release), and parole.
By Doreen Rosenthal
DRUG ABUSE AND DRUG ABUSE POLICIES AND LAWS IN MARYLAND