MS HB672 | 2017 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on January 31 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-01-31 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

An Act To Define The Rights Of Indigent Defendants In The Collection Of Court Fines, Costs And Restitution; To Amend Section 21-23-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Powers And Duties Of Municipal Judges; To Amend Section 25-32-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require That Waiver Must Be Knowing, Voluntary And Intelligent; To Amend Section 47-1-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Enforcement Of Sentences; To Amend Section 99-15-15, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform; To Amend Section 99-19-20, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Responsibility To Pay Or Secure Resources To Pay; To Amend Section 99-19-73, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Court's Suspension Of State Assessments; To Amend Section 99-37-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Enforcement And Revocation Of Probation; To Amend Section 99-37-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Imposition Of An Order Of Contempt; To Amend Section 99-37-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Imprisonment For Contempt; To Amend Section 99-37-11, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Relief From Payment; And For Related Purposes.

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Title

Debtor's prison; authorize for failure to pay fines, fees and assessments.

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-01-31HouseDied In Committee
2017-01-13HouseReferred To Judiciary A

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