SB 497 Requires courts to instruct defendants of certain consequences of a plea of guilty
Sponsor: Nasheed
LR Number: 1952S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 3/2/2017 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S402
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Effective Date: August 28, 2017

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Current Bill Summary

SB 497 - This act prohibits a defendant from pleading guilty, and prohibits a court from accepting a defendant's guilty plea, until the court has explained to the defendant specified consequences of pleading guilty.

This act is identical to SB 537 (2017) and HB 699 (2017).