SB 740 Requires courts to explain certain consequences of pleading guilty before such a plea may be accepted
Sponsor: Chappelle-Nadal
LR Number: 4798S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 2/12/2018 - Hearing Scheduled But Not Heard S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2018

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Current Bill Summary

SB 740 - This act prohibits a defendant from pleading guilty, and a court from accepting a defendant's plea of guilty, until the court has explained to the defendant certain consequences of pleading guilty.

This act is identical to SB 537 (2017), SB 497 (2017) and HB 699 (2017).