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Changes To Contents Of Criminal Summons

Concerning changes to the contents of a criminal summons.
2016 Regular Session
Courts & Judicial
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

When a peace officer issues a person a summons for a criminal violation, current law requires that the summons contain a place for the person to execute a promise to appear. The act removes the requirement for a place for the defendant to execute a promise to appear.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    03/22/2016 Signed Act PDF
    03/14/2016 Final Act PDF
    03/01/2016 Rerevised PDF
    02/29/2016 Revised PDF
    01/28/2016 Reengrossed PDF
    01/27/2016 Engrossed PDF
    01/13/2016 Introduced PDF

Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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