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Prohibit Courthouse Civil Arrest

Concerning prohibiting civil arrest while on courthouse grounds.
2020 Regular Session
Courts & Judicial
Bill Summary

The bill protects an individual from civil arrest while the person is present at a courthouse or on its environs, or while going to, attending, or coming from a court proceeding. A judge or magistrate may issue a writ of protection to prohibit a civil arrest, but a writ of protection is not required for the protection to apply.

The bill provides various remedies for violation of the protection provided by the bill.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




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