EXPEDITE VENUE CHOICE OF MASS SHOOTING CASES.

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House Bill 543 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 13, 2021
AN ACT TO EXPEDITE THE DETERMINATION BY THE PROSECUTION OF WHETHER TO SEEK A CHANGE OF VENUE IN CASES INVOLVING THE DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM AND TEN OR MORE VICTIMS.
Intro. by A. Jones.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 14 2021)

Bill History:

H 543

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 13 2021 - More information

    Amends Article 13 of Chapter 15 of the General Statutes (Criminal Procedure – Venue) by adding Section 15-133.1 prohibiting the court from, without consent of the defendant, granting a prosecution’s motion for change of venue more than 90 days after initial arrest in cases involving mass shootings where there are 10 or more victims. Effective December 1, 2021.


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