Cross reference: Rule.
Committee note: The court at any time may commit a defendant who is found to have a drug or alcohol dependency to a treatment program in the Maryland Department of Health if the defendant voluntarily agrees to participate in the treatment, even if the defendant did not timely file a motion for modification or timely filed a motion for modification that was denied. See Code, Health--General Article, § 8-507.
Cross reference: See Code, Criminal Procedure Article, §, which allows the court to vacate a judgment, modify a sentence, or grant a new trial for an individual convicted of prostitution if, when the crime was committed, the individual was acting under duress caused by the act of another committed in violation of Code, Criminal Law Article, § , the prohibition against human trafficking. See Code, Criminal Law Article, § regarding an application to modify a mandatory minimum sentence imposed for certain drug offenses prior to October 1, 2017, and for procedures relating thereto.
Md. Crim. Causes. 4-345
This Rule is derived in part from former Rule 774 and M.D.R. 774, and is in part new.
Adopted April 6, 1984, eff. July 1, 1984. Amended Oct. 5, 1992, eff. Jan. 1, 1993; Nov. 1, 2001, eff. Jan. 1, 2002; May 11, 2004, eff. July 1, 2004; Nov. 8, 2005, eff. Jan. 1, 2006; May 8, 2007, eff. July 1, 2007; March 9, 2010, eff. July 1, 2010; Nov. 1, 2012, eff. Jan. 1, 2013; June 20, 2017, eff. Aug. 1, 2017; April 9, 2018, eff. July 1, 2018.