SB 520 Requires a person arrested and confined without a warrant be discharged from custody within 48 hours unless charged
Sponsor: Callahan Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 1751S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 3/3/2005 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S363
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2005

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SB 520 - Currently, a person arrested and confined without a warrant or other process for breach of the peace or other criminal offense shall be discharged from custody within 20 hours unless he or she is charged with an offense and held by warrant. Under this act, such person would have to be discharged within 48 hours.

SUSAN HENDERSON