IN HB1538 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 17 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-17 - First reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
Pending: House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Representation of the indigent at initial hearing. Provides that an indigent defendant has the right to consult with and be represented by counsel at the initial hearing. Provides that prior to conducting the initial hearing, if the judicial officer determines that a person is indigent, the judicial officer shall provide the person with sufficient time to consult with counsel prior to conducting the initial hearing.

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Title

Representation of the indigent at initial hearing. Provides that an indigent defendant has the right to consult with and be represented by counsel at the initial hearing. Provides that prior to conducting the initial hearing, if the judicial officer determines that a person is indigent, the judicial officer shall provide the person with sufficient time to consult with counsel prior to conducting the initial hearing.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-17HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
2019-01-17HouseAuthored by Representative Hatcher

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