2010 Maryland Code
CRIMINAL LAW
TITLE 2 - HOMICIDE
Subtitle 3 - Murder - Trial and Sentencing
Section 2-301 - Intent to seek death penalty - Notice to Court of Appeals.

§ 2-301. Intent to seek death penalty - Notice to Court of Appeals.
 

(a)  Notice required.- The State's Attorney shall file with the Clerk of the Court of Appeals a copy of each: 

(1) notice of intent to seek a sentence of death; and 

(2) withdrawal of notice of intent to seek a sentence of death. 

(b)  Effect of failure to notify.- The failure of a State's Attorney to give timely notice to the Clerk of the Court of Appeals under subsection (a)(1) of this section does not affect the validity of a notice of intent to seek a sentence of death that is served on the defendant in a timely manner. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 412(c); 2002, ch. 26, § 2.]   

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