Statutes


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Maryland > Criminal-procedure > Title-6 > Subtitle-2 > 6-221

§ 6-221. Suspension of sentence or probation after judgment [Amendment subject to abrogation].
 

(a)  In general.- On entering a judgment of conviction, the court may suspend the imposition or execution of sentence and place the defendant on probation on the conditions that the court considers proper. 

(b)  Prince George’s County; GPS tracking.-  

(1) This subsection applies only in Prince George’s County. 

(2) The county shall implement a global positioning satellite tracking system pilot program as a condition of probation for a defendant convicted under § 4-509 of the Family Law Article. 

(3) (i) On entering a judgment of conviction under § 4-509 of the Family Law Article, if the court suspends the imposition or execution of sentence and places the defendant on probation, the court may order that, as a condition of probation, the defendant be: 

1. supervised by means of active electronic monitoring for the duration of the protective order; and 

2. except as provided in subparagraph (iii) of this paragraph, responsible for paying the fee for active electronic monitoring established by the county. 

(ii) Before issuing an order under subparagraph (i)1 of this paragraph, the court may consider the preferences of the victim and the parties. 

(iii) If the court determines that a defendant cannot afford to pay the fee established in subparagraph (i)2 of this paragraph, the court may exempt the defendant wholly or partly from the fee. 

(c)  Washington County; GPS tracking.-  

(1) This subsection applies only in Washington County. 

(2) The county shall implement a global positioning satellite tracking system pilot program as a condition of probation for a defendant convicted under § 4-509 of the Family Law Article. 

(3) (i) On entering a judgment of conviction under § 4-509 of the Family Law Article, if the court suspends the imposition or execution of sentence and places the defendant on probation, the court may order that, as a condition of probation, the defendant be: 

1. supervised by means of active electronic monitoring for the duration of the protective order; and 

2. except as provided in subparagraph (ii) of this paragraph, responsible for paying the fee for active electronic monitoring established by the county. 

(ii) If the court determines that a defendant cannot afford to pay the fee established in subparagraph (i)2 of this paragraph, the court may exempt the defendant wholly or partly from the fee. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 641A(a)(1); 2001, ch. 10, § 2; 2010, chs. 429, 464.]