SB 417 Allows law enforcement agencies to hold a suspect arrested without a warrant for up to 48 hours, rather than 24 hours, before charging the person with a crime.
Sponsor: Goodman
LR Number: 2083S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: General Laws
Last Action: 2/25/2009 - Second Read and Referred S General Laws Committee Journal Page: S401
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2009

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SB 417 - This act allows law enforcement agencies to hold a suspect arrested without a warrant for up to 48 hours before charging the person with a crime. Currently, suspects can be held for 24 hours.

SUSAN HENDERSON MOORE