SB 83
Creates provisions relating to the jurisdiction of the attorney general
LR Number:
Last Action:
1/12/2023 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2023

Current Bill Summary

SB 83 - This act provides that the Attorney General shall have concurrent jurisdiction with any circuit or prosecuting attorney of this state.

Upon receiving a referral from a law enforcement agency who was granted leave by the court for such referral, the Attorney General may commence prosecution within 60 days of such referral and may prosecute any additional violations connected to the underlying offense.

If the circuit or prosecuting attorney commences a prosecution prior to the Attorney General, the Attorney General shall also have the authority to adopt or amend the complaint, information, or indictment and the circuit or prosecuting attorney must immediately withdraw from the prosecution.

This act is substantially similar to SB 197 (2021) and SB 889 (2020).



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