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PUBLIC GENERAL LAWS
The following Public General Laws, enacted by the 1937 General Assembly of Maryland, have been selected for publication by the Gover nor and Attorney General of the State, as provided by Article 76 of the Pub lic General Laws of Mary land. CHAPTER SO AN ACT to repeal and re-enact, with amendment*. Section 187BSj 6A of the Annotated Code of Maryland (1035 Supplement), title ‘ Licenses , •nb-tltle "Motor Vehicles”, sub-head tna “Liability—When Operator and/or Owner Required to Give Security For”, providing that discharge in bankruptcy or under Insolvency pro ceedings hll nHt relieve the operator or chanlTeur and/or owner from the oblluntton to satisfy a judgment for damaues on account of personal in juries or to property before having hi* license renewed or hi* certificate of registration restored. Section 1. Be It enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of Maryland, That Sec tion 18TB of Article 5 of the Annotated Code of Maryland (IMB Bjtpptement). title "Licenses”, sub-title ‘Motor Ve hicles", snh-headlng “Liability—When Operator and/or Owner Required to Give Security For”, be and It Is hereby repealed and re-enacted, with amend mi nt*, to read a* follows: 18TB. The operator's and/or chauf feur's license and all of the registration certlHcates of any person, In the event of hi* failure within thirty (30) days thereafter, to satisfy any Judgment which shall have become final, by erpt ratton without appeal of the time within which appeal might have been perfected •r by final alfirmancs on appeal, ren- Aeced aaalnst him by a court of com petent Jurisdiction in this Ht*t. ” r ,n any other State or the District of Co lamhln. er in any District Court of the United States, or by a court of compe tent Jurisdiction In any Province of the Dominion of Canada, for damages on account of personal injury. Including death, or damage to property!" el cess of fifty dollars <mi)o) resulting from the ownership, maintenance, use or op eration hereafter of a motor vehicle shall lie forthwith suspended by the Commissioner upon receiving s rertlfled copy or transcript of such final Judg ment from the court In which the same was rendered showing such Judgment or Judgments to have been still unsatis fied mors thsn thirty (30) days after the name became final, as aforesaid, anil shall remain so suspended and shall not be renewed, nor shall any motor ve hlclc lie thereafter registered In his name while any auch Judgment remains uastayed. unsatisfied and subsisting and until every sueh Judgment 1* satisfied or discharged and until the said person gtran proof of hi* ability to respond la damages as required In Section 187A hereof, for future neeident* and dis charge In bankruptcy or under Insolv ency proceedings shall not relieve such person, operator or chauffeur from the obligation to satisfy such Judgment be fore having his license renewed or his .-ertlfiosts of registration restored. It shall be the duty of the clerk of the court, or of the conrt where It has no clerk, ha which any such Judgment Is rendered, to forward immediately after the e apt ration of said thirty (30) days, it aforesaid, upoa reqaeat of Ike Judg ment creditor, to the Commissioner a certified copy of s.ieh judgmeot or a trenaertpt thereof, at aforesaid. In the scent the defendant Is a non resident. It shall be tbe duty of tho Commissioner to transmit to the Commissioner of Mo tor Vehicles or ntfieer In charge or the lseu.s e of operators' permits tm ration cert I test., of ths fitnlo or Prevmca of which the defendant la a renldent. • certified copy of the said Judgment. If after inch proof haa been given, any other each Judgment shall ho recovered against auch person for an accident occurring before such proof was gtvea. hat after January LI M 3, each Hceaaa or Ureases and certificate or certtficataa shall again be and remain as suspended, aad as other such license or sect I first* shall ha lasnod to auch panes white an, such Judgment tn matas nn.allnfisd and aabsistlag. as iftfcMid Provided, bearer*,, anything la thlt aah lit In la tho contrary astwtthotaad lag. Hat (il Whoa fib MO haa bans credited apaa any Judgment er j a4gne.au rea dored la eseona of that amount far pnrsaaal Injury ta ar the death of one poraoa a* tho molt of nay tM Mel ( Whoa, aahjsat la the Umtt at far poraoa a 1 Injury ta a* the death of mm (haa me peraoa a* the reault at gay ms aeetdeat: a* Whoa n.M has hens credited apes aay Jadgmeat ar Jadgmoats la am rTrT af that amount far damage la mis' mss e* spiral ton at a sau te. whirls, than aad la such ureal, saeh payment se paymtato shall bn daomtd a satlafaction at sach Jadgmeat at Judgment# la* the par*M at tale *m- U^knd* 'provided, that Jadg thaetoe 1 tba°) u opera the ceaH*ta'wCdT* Jadgmeat waa ahtatoed for tho piteMags of pay lag adfiooto w whieh iSH-' judgulei' debu.r *l* ta dadaaM ta payment of aash last aliments the aL*£sv£Bgs£?!S PUBLIC GENERAL LAWS debtor has failed to comply with the terms of thfe court order. If any such motor vehicle owner or operator shall not be a resident of this State, the privilege of operating any motor vehicle in this State and the privilege of operation within the State of any motor vehicle owned by him shall he withdrawn while any final judgment against him as aforesaid, shall be unstayed, unsatisfied and sub sisting for more than thirty (30) days, as aforesaid, and shall not be renewed, nor shall any operator’s or chauffeur’s license be Issued to him or any motor vehicle registered In hls name until every such judgment shall be stayed, satisfied or discharged as herein pro vided, and until sueh person shall have given proof of hls ability to respond in damages for future accidents, as re quired In Section 187A hereof. Sec. 2. And be It further enacted. That this Act shall take effect on June 1, 1937. Approved: May 18, 1937. CHAPTER 64 AN ACT to repeal and re-enact with amendments Section 13 of Article 788 of the Annotated Code of Maryland (1935 Supplement), title “Racing Commission”, as the same was re pealed and re-enacted by Chapter 136 of the Acts of the General Assembly of Maryland at Its Special Session held in 1930; providing that the Har ford County Fair Association, Inc.; the Southern Maryland Agricultural Fair Association of Prince George’s County, and the Maryland State Fair and Agricultural Society of Baltimore County, may each conduct one race meet each year for a period of ten days instead of five days as now al lowed; providing for minimum pre miums of Five Thousand Dollars ($5000.00) for agricultural exhibits; providing for a tax of 1% on all monies bet on races In excess of Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,- 000.00), a license fee and tax of 5% of the net revenue and for tbe alloca tion of said taxes. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of Maryland, That Sec tion 13 of Article 788 of the Annotated Code of Maryland (1935 Supplement), title “Racing Commission”, as the same was repealed and re-enacted by Chapter 136 of the Acts of the General Assembly of Maryland, at Its Special Session held In 3930, be and the same Is hereby re pealed and re-enacted with amendments to read as follows: 13. In addition to licensing racing as hereinbefore provided, the following or ganizations shall each be licensed by the Racing Commission to conduct a race meeting or meetings with betting privileges, not to exceed ten days for any one organization in any year, pro vided such meetings are held in con nection with or for the benefit of bona fide County Fairs or Agricultural Ex hibitions and are held In compliance with all the provisions of this section— Agricultural and Mechanical Associa tion of Washington County; Cumber land Fair Association, Inc.; Pocomoke Agricultural Fair Association, Inc.; Harford County Fair Association, Inc.; Southern Maryland Agricultural Fair Association of Prince George’s County* and Maryland State Fair and Agricul tural Society of Baltimore County. Each licensee under the provisions of this section shall pay to the County Treasurer of the County In which such fair or exhibit is held a fee of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) for each day of said meeting, to be deposited to the credit of said County. Each licensee licensed under the pro visions of this section must annually provide and set aside the sum of Five Thousand Dollars ($5000.00) in pre miums for bona fide live stock and agri cultural exhibits. In the event that any part of the said sum of Five Thou sand Dollars ($5,000.00) is not claimed by exhibitors of live stock and agricul tural exhibits then sueh unexpended balance shall be paid to the Comptroller and by him deposited In the same fund and distributed In the same manner as provided In the following paragraph. In addition to all fees, premiums, taxes or other sums imposed by law, each licensee under the provisions of this section shall pay to the Comptroller within five days after the close of the last meeting held each season, a tax at the rate of 1% on all money wagered on all races during said season above the sum of Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00), the intention of this Act being that all money wagered up to and Including Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00) with any one organization during any one season shall be exempt from the provisions of said tax. In addition to all other li cense fees and taxes hereinbefore or elsewhere provided for, every such li censee shall pay to the Commission an additional license fee or tax of 5% of the net revenue, as shown in a sworn statement to be submitted to and ap proved by the Commission, and for this purpose, the said Commission shall have all the powers relative to the produc tion or auditing of hooks as provided In Section 11 of this Article. The funds derived from the above taxes, together with any amount from unclaimed pre miums as set forth In the preceding paragraph, shall be placed in a special fund by the Comptroller to be used for the purpose of conducting such com- Ktitive agricultural exhibitions as may provided by law, and any balance remaining unexpended In said special fund at the end of the fiscal year fol lowing the one In which It Is collected shall be transferred by the Comptroller to the general fund of the State of Maryland. All licensee* under this section shall keep books and accounts of all money ln‘t and premium* paid, together with all other receipts and expenditures. Said books and account* shall be at all times open to inspection by the representa tives of the Racing Commission, and to audit by the State Auditor. Sec. 2. And be It further enacted, That this Act Is hereby declared to be an emergency law and necessary for the Immediate preservation of the public health and safety, and having been poised by a yea and nay vote, sup ported by three-fifths of all the mem ber* sleeted to qsch of the two Houses of the Oeneral Assembly, the name shall tako effect from the date of its passage. Approved: March 24, 1087. CHAPTER 68 AN ACT to repeal and re-enact, with amendments. Section 103A of Article M of tbe 1035 Supplement, Annotated Code of Maryland, title "Licenses”, sub-title “Motor Vehicles”, requiring the use of safety glass In motor ve hicles. flection 1. Be It enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of Maryland, That Sec ties IMA of Article 56 of the 1035 Sup plement, Annotated Code of Maryland, title “Licenses”, sub-title “Motor Ve hicles”, be and the same is hereby re pealed and rt-ennrtd. with nmendmenta, ne as to read as follows: IMA. <U It shall be unlawful after Jane first, nineteen hundred thirty •even, to operate on nny highway In this flute • motor vehicle manufactured er assembled after said date, designed or used for tho purpose of carrying pnnnsngers for hire or •• n school bus, ualaoo such vehicle be equipped with anfety glass wherever glass Is used In •aid motor vehicle In doors, windows, windshields aad wings. <*> It shall be unlawful after June •tit. nineteen hundred thirty-seven, to operate on nny highway In this flute nay motor -vehicle manufactured or as nemfcl*d after sold date and registered In this flute it a levs each vehicle be •snipped with safety glass wherever fin*# I* a sod la aald motor vehicle in doom, windows, windshields and wings. •nil! Heim 1 b* died W h| l ****** Jun# oHI any motor vehicls manufactured or aoormhM after said date, registered or ltended to ho rogtsterd la this flute sad operated or lama dad to be operated m aay highway la thle State, unless aaefc vehicls ha equipped with safety plane wl**ttr glam to used la aald mats* vehicle ta tears, windows, wtnd •hlelda and wiaga. sad every sale la tam a'mpamu* MIDLAND JOURNAL, RISING SUN, MD. PUBLIC GENERAL LAWS replaced with any glass other than safety glass, it shall be unlawful after ■aid date for the owner of any motor vehicle to have safety glass, broken or otherwise, in doors, windows or wings of said motor vehicle replaced with any glass other than safety glass and It shall be unlawful after said date for any person to Install In tlie doors, win dows, windshields and wings of any motor vehicle any glass other than such glass as Is required by this Bub section (4). (5) The Commissioner of Motor Vehicles shall compile, maintain and publish a list of types of glass by name approved by him ns conforming to tbe specifications and requirements for safety glass ns hereinafter set forth and defined in Sub-spetinn (7) of this Sec tion 193A and shall not register any motor vehicle which Is subject to the provisions of this Section 193A unless sueh motor vehicle Is equipped here In provided with an approved type of safety glass and shall suspend the regis tration of any motor vehicle so subject to tills Section 193A which the Commis sioner of Motor Vehicles Rhall find Is not so equipped until It la made to con form to the requirements of this Sec tion 193 A. (6) The owner and operator of any motor vehicle operated In violation of the provisions of Sub-sections (1) and (2) of this Section 193A, any person selling any motor vehicle In violation of the provisions of Sub-section (3) of this Section 193A, and any person having glass replaced and any person installing glass in nny motor vehicle In violation of the provisions of Sub section (4) of this Section 193A shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punishable by a fine of Five Dollars ($5) to Fifty Dol lars (SSO), or by Imprisonment not to exceed one (1) year, or by both. In case of the violation of any provision or provisions of this Section 193A by any common carrier or person operat ing under a permit issued by the Pub lic Service Commission of Maryland, said permit shall either be revoked, or, in the discretion of said Commission, suspended until said provision or pro visions are compiled with to the satis faction of said Commission. (7) The torin “safety” glass, as used In this Section 193A shall be construed to mean and include any product com posed of glass, so manufactured, fabri cated or treated ns substantially to pre vent shattering and flying of the glass when struck or broken. The word “per son”, as used In this Section 193A, shall mean and Include natural persons, as sociations, partnerships and corpora tions. Sec. 2. And be It further enacted, That this Act shall take effect June 1, 1937. Approved: April 26, 1937. CHAPTER 123 AN ACT to add six new sections to Article 27 of the Annotated Code of Maryland (1935 Supplement), title “Crimes and Punishments”, sub-title “Jurisdiction, Procedure and Sen tence”, sub-title “Jurisdiction”, said new sections to be known as Sections 5498, 549 C, 549 D, 540E, 549 F and 549 G, to follow immediately after Section 549A of said Article, to make uniform the law on fresh pursuit, and author izing this State to cooperate w’lth other States therein. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of Maryland, That six new sections be, and the same are hereby added to Article 27 of the An notated Code of Maryland (1935 Supple ment), title “Crimes and Punishments”, sub-title “Jurisdiction, Procedure and Sentence”, sub-title “Jurisdiction”, said new sections to be known as Sections 5498, 549 C, 549 D, 549E, 549 F and 549 G, to follow immediately after Section 549A of said Article, so as to read as follows: 5498. Any member of a duly organ ized State, county or municipal peace unit of another State of the United States who enters this State in fresh pursuit, and continues within this State In such fresh pursuit, of a person In order to arrest him on the ground that he is believed to have committed a fel ony In sueh other State, shall have the same authority to arrest and hold such person In custody, as has any member of any duly organized State, county or municipal peace unit of this State, to arrest and hold in custody a person on the ground that he Is believed to have committed a felony In this State. 549 C. If an arrest is made in this State by an officer of another State in accordance with the provisions of Sec tion 5498 of this Act, he shall without unnecessary delay take the person ar rested before a Justice of the Peace of the county or the City of Baltimore, in which the-arrest was made, who shall conduct a hearing for the purpose of determining the lawfulness of the ar rest. If the Justice of the Peace deter mines that the arrest was lawful he shall commit the person arrested to await for a reasonable time the issu ance of an extradition warrant by the Governor of this State. If the Justice of the Peace determines that the arrest was unlawful he shall discharge the person arrested. 549 D. Section 5498 of this Act shall not be construed so as to make unlawful any arrest in this State which would otherwise be lawful. 549E. For the purpose of this Act the word “State” shall include the Dis trict of Columbia. 549 F. The term “fresh pursuit” as used in this Act shall include fresh pur suit as defined by the common law, and also the pursuit of a person who has committed a felony or who is reason ably suspected of having commltteed a felony. It shall also include the pur suit of a person suspected of having committed a supposed felony, though no felony has actually been committed, if there la reasonable ground for believing that a felony has been committed. Fresh pursuit as used herein shall not neces sarily imply instant pursuit, hut pur suit without unreasonable delay. 549 G. Upon the passage and approval by the Governor of this Act It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to certify a copy of this Act to the Executive Department of each of the States of the United States. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That If any part of this Act is for any reason declared void, it is declared to be the intent of this Act that such in validity shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Act. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That this Act may be cited as the Uni form Act on Fresh Pursuit. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That this Act is hereby declared to be an emergency law, and necessary for the Immediate preservation of the public safety, and, being passed upon a yea and nay vote, supported by three-fifths of all members elected to each of the two Houses of the General Assembly, the same shall take effect from the date of its passage. Approved: May 18, 1937. CHAPTER 125 AN ACT to add a new Section to Arti cle 41 of the Annotated Code of Mary land (1935 Supplement), title “Gov ernor-Executive and Administrative Departments”, sub-title “Parole Com missioner”, said new Section to be known as Section 56, and to follow Immediately after Section 55 of said Article, providing that the State of Maryland may enter into a compact with any of the United States for mu tual helpfulness in relation to per sons convicted of crime or offenses who may be on probation or parole, flection 1. Be it enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of Maryland, That a new section be, and the same is hereby added to Article 41 of the Annotated Code of Maryland (1935 Supplement), title “Gov ernor—Executive and Administrative Departments”, sub-title “Parole Com missioner”, said new Section to be known as Section 56, to follow imme diately after Section 55 of said Article, and to rend as follows: 56. The Governor of this State is hereby authorized and directed to exe cute a compact on behalf of the State of Maryland, with any of the United States legally joining therein in the form substantially as follows: A COMPACT Kntered Into by and among the con tracting States, signatories hereto, with the consent of tbe Congress of the United States of America, granted by an Act entitled "An Act Granting the Con- PUBLIC GENERAL LAWS sent of Congress to any two or more States to enter into Agreements or Com* pacts for Cooperative Effort and Mutual Assistance In the Prevention of Crime and for Other Purposes”. The Contracting States Solemnly Agree: (1) That 1t shall be competent for the duly constituted judicial and adminis trative authorities of a State party to this compact (herein called “sending State”), to permit any person convicted of an offense within such State nnd placed on probation or released on pa role to reside in nny other State party to this compact (herein called “receiv ing State”), while on probation or pa role. If (a) Such person Is In fact a resident of or has hls family residing within the receiving State and can obtain em ployment there; (b) Though not a resident of the re ceiving State and not having hls family residing there, the receiving State con sents to such person being sent there. Before granting such permission, op portunity shall be granted to the re ceiving State to Investigate the home and prospective employment of such person. A resident of the receiving State, within the meaning of this section, is one who has been an actual inhabitant of such State continuously for more than one year prior to hls coming to the sending State and has not resided within the sending State more than six continuous months immediately preced ing the commission of the offense for which he has been convicted. (2) That each receiving State will as sume the duties of visitation of and supervision over probationers or pa rolees of any sending State and in the exercise of those duties will be gov erned by the same standards that pre vail for Its own probationers and pa rolees. (3) That duly accredited officers of a sending State may at all times enter a receiving State and there apprehend and retake any person on probation or parole. For that purpose no formalities will be required other than establishing the authority of the officer and the iden ti'y of the person to be retaken. All legal requirements to obtain extradi tion of fugitives from justice are hereby expressly waived on the part of States party hereto, as to such persons. The decision of the sending State to retake a person on probation or parole shall be conclusive upon and not reviewable within the receiving State: Provided, however, that if at the time when a State seeks to retake a probationer or parolee there should be pending against him within the receiving State any criminal charge, or he should be sus pected of having committed within sueh State a criminal offense, he shall not be retaken without the consent of the receiving State until discharged from prosecution or from imprisonment for such offense. (4) That the duly accredited officers of the sending State will be permitted to transport prisoners being retaken through any and all States parties to this compact, without interference. (5) That the Governor of each State may designate an officer who, acting jointly with like officers of other con tracting States, if and when appointed, shall promulgate such rules and regula tions as may be deemed necessary to more effectively carry out the terms of this compact. (6) That this compact shall become operative immediately upon its execu tion by any State as between It nnd any other State or States so executing. When executed it shall have the full force and effect of law within such State, the form of execution to be in accord ance with the laws of the executing State. (7) That this compact shall continue In force and remain binding upon each executing State until renounced by it. The duties and obligations hereunder of a renouncing State shall continue as to parolees or probationers residing therein at the time of withdrawal until retaken or finally discharged by the sending State. Renunciation of this compact shall be by the same authority which executed it, by sending six months’ notice in writing of its inten tion to withdraw from the compact to the other States party hereto. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted. That if any section, sentence, subdi vision or clause of this Act is for any reason held invalid or to be unconsti tutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Act. Sec. 3. And be It further enacted, That this Act may be cited as tlie Uni form Act for Out-of-State l’arolee Su pervision. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That this Act is hereby declared to be an emergency law and necessary for the immediate preservation of the pub lic safety, and, being passed upon a yea and nay vote, supported by three fifths of all members elected to each of the two Houses of the General Assem bly, the same shall take effect from the date of its passage. Approved: May 18, 1937. CHAPTER 155 AN ACT to add a new section to Arti cle 25 of the Annotated Code of Mary land (1924 Edition), title “County Com missioners”, sub-title “General Pro visions”, said new section to be known as Section 2A, and to follow immediately after Section 2 of said Article, authorizing the County Com missioners of the several counties and the legislative bodies of the several Incorporated cities and towns in the State to establish and/or maintain reasonable facilities for public recrea tion. Section 1. Be It enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of Maryland, That a new section be and it is hereby udded to Article 25 of the Annotated Code of Maryland (1924 Edition), title “County Commissioners”, sub-title “General Pro visions”, said new section to be known as Section 2A, to follow immediately after Section 2 of said Article, and to read as follows: 2A. The County Commissioners of each County and the legislative body of each incorporated city or town in the State shall have full pow’er and author ity to establish and/or maintain, di rectly or by contract, reasonable facili ties for the public recreation. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That this Act shall take effect June 1, 1937. Approved: April 15, 1937. CHAPTER 179 AN ACT to add twenty-seven new Sec tions to Article 41 of the Annotated Code of Maryland (1924 Edition), title “Governor—Executive and Adminis trative Departments”, sub-title “1. The Executive Department”, said new Sections to be known as Sections 13A, 138, 13C, 13D, 13E, 13F, 13G, 13H, 131, 13J, 13K, 13L, 33M, 13N, 130, 13P, 13Q, 13 R, 13S, 13T, 13U, 13V, 13W, 13X, 13Y, 13Z, and 13ZZ, and to follow immediately after Section 13 of said Article, to make uniform the proced ure ou interstate extradition. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of Maryland, That twen ty-seven new Sections be, and the same are hereby added to Article 41 of the Annotated Code of Maryland (1924 Edi tion), title “Governor—Executive and Administrative Departments”, said new Sections to be known as Sections 13A, 138, 13C, 13D, 13E, 13F, 13G, 13H, 131, 13J, 13K, 13L, 13M, 13N, 130, 13P, 130, 13R, 13S, 13T, 13U, 13V, 13W, 13X, 13Y, - 13Z and 13ZZ, to follow immediately after Section 13 of said Article, and to read as follows: 13A. Definitions. The term “Execu tive Authority” includes the Governor, and any person performing the func tions of Governor in a State other than this State. The term “State”, referring to a State other than this State, includes any other State or territory of the United States of America. 138. Fugitives from Justice; Duty of Governor. Subject to the provisions of this Act, the provisions of the Con stitution of the United States control ling, and any and all acts of Congress enacted in pursuance thereof, it Is the duty of the Governor of this State to have arrested and delivered up to the executive authority of any other State of the United States any person charged in that fltate with treason, felony, or other crime, who has fled from justice aad !• found in this State. PUBLIC GENERAL LAWS 13C. Form of Demand. No demand for the extradition of a person charged with crime in another State shall be recognized by the Governor unless in writing alleging, except in cases aris ing under Section 13F, that the accused was present in the demanding State at the time of the commission of the al leged crime, and that thereafter he fled from the State, and accompanied by a copy of an indictment found or by in formation supported by affidavit in the State having jurisdiction of the crime, or by a copy of an affidavit made be fore a Justice of the Peace or Magis trate there, together with a copy of any warrant which was issued thereupon: or by a copy of a judgment of convic tion or of a sentence imposed in execu tion thereof, together with a statement by the Executive Authority of the de manding State that the person claimed has escaped from confinement or has broken the terms of his bail, probation or parole. The indictment, Information, or affidavit made before the magistrate or Justice of the Peace must sub stantially charge the person demanded with having committed a crime under the law of that State; and the copy of indictment, information, affidavit, judg ment of conviction or sentence must be authenticated by the Executive Author ity making the demand. 13D. Governor May Investigate Case. When a demand shall be made upon the Governor of this State by the Executive Authority of another State for the sur render of a person so charged with crime, the Governor may call upon the Attorney General or any prosecuting officer in this State to Investigate or as sist in investigating the demand, and to report to him the situation and cir cumstances of the person so demanded, and whether he ought to be surrendered. 13E. Extradition of Persons Im prisoned or Awaiting Trial In Another State or Who Have Left the Demand ing State Under Compulsion. When It is desired to have returned to this State a person charged in this State with a crime, and such person Is imprisoned or Is held under criminal proceedings then pending against him in another State, the Governor of this State may agree with the Executive Authority of such other State for the extradition of such person before the conclusion of such proceedings or hls term of sentence in such other State, upon condition that such person be returned to such other State at the expense of this State as soon as the prosecution in this State is terminated. The Governor of this State may also surrender on demand of the Executive Authority of any other State any per son in this State who is charged in the manner provided in Section 13V of this Act with having violated the laws of the State whose Executive Authority is making the demand, even though such person left the demanding State in voluntarily. 13F. Extradition of Persons Not Present in Demanding State at Time of Commission of Crime. The Governor of this State may also surrender, on de mand of the Executive Authority of any other State, any person in this State charged in such other State in the man ner provided in Section 13C with com mitting an act in this State, or in a third State, intentionally resulting in a crime in the State whose Executive Authority is making the demand, and the provisions of this Act not otherwise inconsistent, shall apply to such cases, even though the accused was not in that State at the time of the commis sion of the crime, and has not fled therefrom. 13G. Issue of Governor’s Warrant of Arrest: Its Recitals. If the Governor decides that the demand should be com plied with, he shall sign a warrant of arrest, which shall be sealed with the State seal, and be directed to any peace officer or other person whom he may think fit to entrust with the execution thereof. The warrant must substan tially recite the facts necessary to the validity of its issuance. 13H. Manner and Place of Execu tion. Such warrant shall authorize the peace officer or other person to whom directed to arrest the accused at any time and any place where he may be found within the State and to command the aid of all peace officers or other persons in the execution of the warrant, and to deliver the accused, subject to the provisions of this Act to the duly authorized agent of the demanding State. 131. Authority of Arresting Officer. Every such peace officer or other per son empowered to make the arrest, shall have the same authority, in arresting the accused, to command assistance therein, as peace officers have by law in the execution of any criminal proc ess directed to them, with like penal ties against those who refuse their as sistance. 13J. Rights of Accused Person: Ap plication for Writ of Habeas Corpus. No person arrested upon such warrant shall be delivered over to the agent w'hom the Executive Authority demand ing him shall have appointed to receive him unless he shall be first taken forth with before a judge of a court of rec ord in this State, who shall inform him of the demand made for hls surrender and of the crime with which he is charged, and that he has the right to demand and procure legal counsel; and If the prisoner or his counsel shall state that he or they desire to test the legality of hls arrest, the Judge of such court of record shall fix a reasonable time to be allowed him within which to apply for a writ of habeas corpus. When such writ is applied for, notice thereof, and of the time and place of hearing thereon, shall be given to the prosecuting officer of the county or the City of Baltimore In which the arrest is made and In which the accused is in custody, and to the said agent of the demanding fltate. 13K. Penalty for Non-Compliance with Preceding Section. Any officer who shall deliver to the agent for extradi tion of the demanding fltate a person in his custody under the Governor’s warrant. In wilful disobedience to the last section, shall be guilty of a misde meanor and, on conviction, shall be subject to a fine of not more than $1,000.00, or be Imprisoned not more than six months, or both, the trial of said case to be conducted in the Cir cuit Court of the County, or in the Criminal Court of Baltimore City, wher ever the offense shall have been com mitted. 13L. Confinement in Jail When Nec essary. The officer or persons executing the Governor’s warrant of arrest, or the agent of the demanding Btate to whom the prisoner may have been de livered, may, when necessary, confine tbe prisoner in the jail of any county or city through which he may past; and the keeper of such jail must receive and safely keep the prisoner until the officer or person having charge of him is ready to proceed on hls route, such officer or person being chargeable with the expense of keeping. The officer or agent of a demanding State to whom a prisoner may have been delivered following extradition pro ceedings In another State, or to whom a prisoner may have been delivered after waiving extradition in sach other State, and who is passing through this State with such a prisoner for the purpose of immediately returning such prisoner to the demanding State may, when nec essary, confine the prisoner in the Jail of any county or city through which he may pass; and the keeper of such jail must receive and safely keep the pris oner until the officer or agent having charge of him Is ready to proceed on his route, such officer or agent, however, being chargeable with the expense of keeping; provided, however, that such officer or agent shall produce and show to the keeper of such jail satisfactory written evidence of the fact that he la actually transporting auch prisoner to the demanding fltate after a requisi tion by the Executive Authority of auch demanding Btate. Such prisoner shall not be entitled to demand a new requi sition while In this State. 13M. Arrest Prior to Requisition. Whenever nny person within this fltate shall be charged on tbe oath of any credible person before any Judge or Justice of the Peace of this State with tbe Commission of any crime in any other State and* except in eases arising under flection 13F, with having fled from justice, or with having beta con victed of a crime in that fltate nnd hat* m, ./ : i. 1 PUBLIC GENERAL LAWS lug escaped from confinement, or hav* Ing broken the terms of his bail, pro bation or parole, or whenever complaint shall have been made before nny Judge or Jifstice of the Peace in this State setting forth on the affidavit of any credible person in another fltate that a crime has been committed In such other fltate and that the accused has been charged in such fltate with the commission of the crime, and, except in cases arising under Section 13F, has fled front justice, or with having been convicted of a crime In that State and having escaped from confinement, or having broken the terms of hls bail, probation or parole, and is believed to be In this State, the judge or Justice of the Peace shall Issue a warrant di rected to any peace officer commending him to apprehend the person named therein, wherever ho may he found in tills fltate, and to bring him before the same or any other judge, Justice of the Peace or court who or which may be available in or convenient of access to the place where the arrest may be made, to answer the charge or complaint and affidavit, and a certified copy of the Rworn charge or cornplnlnt and affi davit upon which the warrent Is issued shall be attached to the warrant. 1.3 N. Commitment to Await Requisi tion; Bail. If from the examination be fore the judge or Justice of the Peace It appears that the person held is tbe person charged with having committed the crime alleged and, except In cases arising under flection 13F, that he has fled from justice, the judge or Justice of the Peace must, by a warrant recit ing the accusation, commit him to the county jail for such a time not exceed ing thirty days and specified in the warrant, as will enable the arrest of the accused to he made under a warrant of the Governor on a requisition of the Executive Authority of the fltate having jurisdiction of the offense, unless the accused give hail as provided In the next section, or until he shall be legally discharged. 1.30. Ball; in What Cases; Conditions of Bond. Unless the offense with which the prisoner is charged is shown to be an offense punishable by death or life imprisonment under the laws of the State In which It whs committed, a judge or Justice of the Peace In this State may admit the person arrested to bail by bond, with sufficient sureties, and in sueh sum as lie deems proper, conditioned for Ills appearance before him at a time specified In such bond, and for hls surrender, to lie arrested upon the warrant of the Governor of this State. 13P. Extension of Time of Commit ment., Adjournment. If the accused la not arrested under warrant of the Gov ernor by the expiration of the time specified in the warrant or bond, a judge or Justice of the Peace may dis charge him or may recommit him for a further period not to exceed sixty days, or a judge or Justice of the Peace may again take pail for Ills appearance and surrender, as provided in flection 1.30, but within a period not to exceed sixty days after the date of such new bond. 13Q. Forfeiture of Bail. If the pris oner is admitted to bail, and falls to appear and surrender himself according to the conditions of Ills bond, the judge or Justice of the Peace by proper order, shall declare the bond forfeited and or der his immediate arrest without war rant if he be within this State. Recov ery may be had on such bond in the name of the State as In the case of other bonds given by the accused in criminal proceedings within this fltate. 1.3 R. Persons Under Criminal Prose cution In This State at Time of Requisi tion. If a criminal prosecution has been Instituted against such person under the laws of this State and is still pend ing, the Governor, In his discretion, either may surrender him on demand of the Executive Authority of another State or hold him until he has been tried and discharged or convicted and punished In this State. 13S. Guilt or Innocence of Accused, When Inquired Into. The guilt or In nocence of the accused as to the crime of which he Is charged may not be in quired into by the Governor or in any proceeding after the demand for extra dition accompanied by a charge of crime in legal form as above provided shall have been presented to the Governor, except a* it may be involved in identi fying the person held as the person charged with the crime. 13T. Governor May Recall Warrant. The Governor may recall his warrant of arrest or may issue another warrant whenever he deems proper. 13U. Fugitives from This State; Duty of Governor. Whenever the Governor of this State shall demand a person charged with crime or with escaping from confinement or breaking the terms of hls bail, probation or parole in this State, from the Executive Authority of any other State, or from the chief jus tice or an associate justice of the Su preme Court of the District of Colum bia authorized to receive such demand under the laws of the United States, he shall Issue a warrant under the seal of this State, to some agent, commanding him to receive the person so charged if delivered to him and convey him to the proper officer of the county in this State or the City of Baltimore, in which the offense was committed. 13V. Application for Issuance of Requisition; by Whom Made; Contents. I. When the return to this State of a person charged with crime In this fltate is required, the State’s Attorney of the County or the City of Baltimore, as the case may be, shall present to the Gov ernor hls written application for a requisition for the return of the person charged, in which application shall be stated the name of the person so charged, the crime charged against him, the approximate time, place and circum stances of its commission, the State lit which he is believed to be, including the location of the accused therein, at the time the application is made and cer tifying that, in the opinion of the said presecuting attorneys the ends of Jus tice require the arrest and return of the accused to this State for trial and that the proceeding is not instituted to en force a private claim. 11. When the return to this State la required of a person who has been con victed of a crime in this State and baa escaped from confinement or broken the terms of his bail, probation or parole, the State’s Attorney of the connty or the City of Baltimore, in which the of fense was committed, the parole com mission, or the warden of the institu tion or sheriff of the county, from which escape was made, shall present to the Governor a written application for a requisition for the return of such person, in which application shall be stated the name of the person, the crime of which he was convicted, the circum stances of his escape from confinement or of the breach of the terms of his bail, probation or parole, the State in which he Is believed to be, including the location of the person therein at tho time application la made. 111. The application shall be verified by affidavit, shall be executed in dupli cate and shall be accompanied by two certified copies of the indictment re turned. or information and affidavit filed, or of the complaint made to the judge or Justice of the Peace, stating the offense with which the accused is charged, or of the judgment of convic tion or of the sentence. The prosecut ing officer, parole board, warden or sheriff may also attach such further affidavits and other documents In du plicate as he shall deem proper to be submitted with such application. One copy of the application, with the ac tion of the Governor indicated by en dorsement thereon, and one of the cer tified copies of the indictment, com plaint, information, and affidavits, or of the judgment of conviction or of the sentence shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of flute, to remain of record in that office. The other copies of all papers shall be forwarded with the Governor's requisition. 13W. Immunity from Service of Process in Certain Civil Actions. A person brought into this Btate by, or after waiver of, extradition based on a criminal charge shall not be subject to •ervtco of personal process in civil ac tions arising out of the same facts as tho criminal proceedings to answer which he is being or ban been re turned. until ho has been convicted in proceeding, or. if acquitted L• ■ M ..... ' • s-, 5 .