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Municipal Judge Advisement For Traffic Offenses

Concerning an exemption for certain traffic violations of the requirement that a municipal judge inform a defendant of certain rights.
2017 Regular Session
Courts & Judicial
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Bill Summary

House Bill 16-1309 requires a judge to inform a defendant of certain rights at the defendant's first appearance in prosecutions in municipal courts. The bill excludes cases involving traffic infractions or violations for which the penalty is only a fine and for which jail is not a possibility.

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


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Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. L. Liston
Sen. B. Gardner



Rep. K. Becker, Rep. T. Carver, Rep. T. Exum, Rep. M. Gray, Rep. P. Lee
Sen. D. Moreno

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