SB 860
Allows the presiding judge of certain circuits to appoint a circuit court marshal
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Last Action:
2/16/2016 - Voted Do Pass S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2016

Current Bill Summary

SB 860 - The act allows the presiding judge of any circuit containing a diagnostic and reception center operated by the Department of Corrections and a mental health facility operated by the Department of Mental Health which houses certain persons specified in the act to appoint a circuit court marshal.

This act is identical to provisions in CCS/HCS/SCS/SB 578 (2016), HCS/HB 2332 (2016), HCS/SS/SCS/SB 663 (2016), HB 1685 (2016) and substantially similar to SB 532 (2015), HB 1182 (2015), and provisions contained in SS/SCS/HB 799 (2015), CCS/HCS/SS/SCS/SB 67 (2015), and HB 473 (2015).