SB 1185 Modifies various provisions relating to prosecutors
Sponsor: Gibbons Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 5288S.02P Fiscal Note: 5288-02
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 5/15/2008 - Rules - Reported Do Pass Journal Page: H1815
Title: SCS SB 1185 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008
House Handler: Stevenson

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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 1185 - This act removes the prosecuting attorney from certain actions not directly involving the prosecution of a crime, including bringing suit against a person who has not properly trimmed his or her hedges and appearing on behalf of the director of the department of revenue for administrative actions regarding a person's driving privileges.

Provisions requiring the prosecution or county to pay costs when a case is discharged or the defendant is acquitted are repealed.