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2017 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to criminal appeals.
Catchline/Summary: Defines terms related to appeals.
Separates provisions relating to appealability from provisions relating to reviewability. Lists specific judgments and orders that defendant and state may appeal, including trial court denial of restitution or award of restitution in amount less than that requested by state. Requires nonjurisdictional showing of colorable claim of error in defendant's notice on appeal from certain trial court decisions. Reorganizes provisions concerning appellate procedures. Revises provisions concerning service of notice of appeal on opposing party and filing of notice. Expands appellate court authority to review sentences in misdemeanor cases. Expressly provides for appellate court authority to review trial court's decision to merge or not to merge determinations of guilt. Describes intermediate decisions of trial court that appellate court has authority to review. Reorganizes provisions concerning trial court authority to enter corrected judgment or supplemental judgment awarding restitution during pendency of appeal. Describes scope of appellate court authority to review corrected or amended judgments. Reorganizes and revises provisions describing dispositional authority of appellate court.
Chapter Number: Chapter 529
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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