Justice Reforms Pass Senate – With An Eye Toward Further House Action

SB 1005, the widely-discussed “Justice Reinvestment” bill, passed the Senate unanimously on Thursday – but with many Senators offering interest in further work on the issues from a continuing House of Delegates working group, and/or an eventual two-chamber conference committee.

Several Senators, reporters and stakeholders covered the floor debate on Twitter:

For more background, see previous Conduit Street coverage:

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Michael Sanderson

Executive Director Maryland Association of Counties