SB0872

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Criminal Procedure - Venue for Prosecution of Murder and Manslaughter

Sponsored by:

Senator Jacobs

Status:

In the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations


Synopsis:Authorizing that a prosecution of a person for a violation of specified provisions of law prohibiting murder and manslaughter be brought in the county in which the crime occurred or, if the location of the crime cannot be determined, in the county in which the body or parts of the body were found.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senator Jacobs
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0909
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  Listen to Committee HearingRules and Executive Nominations
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Jurisdiction
Manslaughter
Murder
Trials
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
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October 2, 2015 9:13 A.M.