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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to deferred resolution of criminal charges; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Provides that agreement for deferred resolution of criminal cases may not contain requirement that defendant enter plea of guilty or no contest.
Applies to diversion offered by district attorney, conditional discharge for controlled substance offenses and diversion for driving while under the influence of intoxicants. Requires that agreement contain waiver of rights by defendant. Provides that agreement does not constitute admission of guilt and is not sufficient to warrant finding of guilty by court. Authorizes court to find defendant guilty of offense based on waiver of rights if defendant violates agreement. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee Awaiting transfer to Desk
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Judiciary
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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