An article in the Baltimore Sun highlights the significant progress that the sexual offense evidence bill has made. HB301, which would expand the admissibility of prior acts of sexual abuse or sexual assault in later sex crime cases, was approved by a Maryland Senate committee on Thursday with no changes made to the House bill. MCASA’s Executive Director and Counsel, Lisae C. Jordan, Esq., commented on the headway this bill has made, calling the committee action “good news for the women of Maryland, good news for the children of Maryland.” The bill, sponsored by Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary, will be voted on by the full Senate before making its way to Governor Hogan's desk.
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