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Municipal Judge Advisement For Traffic Offenses

Concerning an exemption for certain traffic violations of the requirement that a municipal judge inform a defendant of certain rights.
2017 Regular Session

House Bill 16-1309 requires a judge to inform a defendant of certain rights at the defendant's first appearance in prosecutions in municipal courts. The bill excludes cases involving traffic infractions or violations for which the penalty is only a fine and for which jail is not a possibility.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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